…Torts is absolutely right not getting too high after that win. Despite being a fantastic game to watch, the Rangers were far from perfect. The offense was dormant for most of the game and if it wasn't for Lundqvist they don't win.
…having said that, how many times did we all utter that statement last year. That's how they play. The Rangers offense is predicated from their defense. Unfortunately, they played way too much defense last night and really never established a firm forecheck. If they can actually get themselves through the neutral zone then get in on the puck quicker and harder they're going to be a real tough team to beat down the stretch and hopefully beyond.
…the biggest positive for me with this team right now is they've found their battle level. They're a hard team to play against again. They're grinding out wins unlike earlier in the season when they seemed unable and even unwilling to do so.
Here's the players…