THey're creating chances. Not crazy bounces or deflections. Chance. Offense. ****ing mother ****ing offense. What the **** is offense? Dump and chase the puck boys. Stop at the opposition's blue line and dump it in! DUmp the puck in!!! Send in guys that are too slow, too dumb to gain puck possession and then attempt a horrible passing play to gain zone control, fail, have too many guys caught down low and get ****ed. This is ****ing bad. The blue Jackets have a better system than this. This system was made to work by Feds, Prust, Dubinsky and Anisimov. We have no talent or grind left to work this dump and chase. why are we doing this? This is ****ing ridiculous. Torts is so stuck in his dump and chase system. Safe is death. Safe is death. Safe is death. Do you hear that? Safe is death. This is death. Not even safe then death. This is straight up death dealt slowly.
I don't care if last year's success was a fluke or just a major overachievement that team had HEART. I love what Nash has brought but I'd take last year's team in a heartbeat. This team just looks like they don't care.
So disappointed with this year's Rangers. Something needs to be changed. You can say injuries etc etc. The fact remains our lack of speed and grit is killing us. The guys with speed have ZERO grit, the guys with grit have ZERO speed. Like I said, when Carl Hagelin is the best player on your team, night in and night out, youre in major trouble.
Ok so we lack low end depth, discipline and creativity. We could see that coming a mile off.
The high end skill level is a problem because Richards is done, Gaborik is what he is and Nash injured.
But what on earth has happened to our toughness? I know Asham is injured but why is no one else getting gritty? Mashinter? Has Bickel been neutered by Torts now? Prust and Dubinsky would not have left this team flatlining especially after that 3rd goal.