In yesterday's 3-0 win over the Manchester Monarchs, Chris Kreider opened the scoring for the Whale by receiving a center ice pass from Kris Newbury and Kreider tucked home a backhanded shot past the Monarch netminder.
Neill Fowler thoughts:
Kreider's second tour with the Whale has been much better with 5 goals in the 7 games since he was sent down on March 1st.
As I stated in my recap during yesterday's loss, Kreider's second chance in New York may be drawing near if the Rangers scoring struggles continue. Kreider is certainly making a case for a promotion if he keeps up his close to a goal a game production.
Kevin DeLury thoughts:
There's that speed we know and love.
Does Kreider still have plenty of things to work on? Sure. Has he also been invisible in three of the seven games with the Whale? Absolutely. But he needs to be recalled and recalled now. The Rangers need something, anything to get them going. And if he is brought back, he needs to play 20 minutes a night and allowed to make some mistakes the way JT Miller is allowed to. Rangers need to know what they've got with Kreider, so lets go Torts, get the kid back up here and let him showcase his talent.
And while you're at it, might want to think about recalling Mashinter also who also scored in the game to give him five points in the seven games since also being sent down. He also has two fights in those games.
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