Brandon Dubinsky: Why Trading Him Is Not the Answer for the Rangers

May 29th, 2012 by Anthony Pucik Leave a reply »
The New York Rangers ended this season a lot better than many expected, but they also ended it more abruptly than they would have liked to. The Rangers' loss to the New Jersey Devils in six games in the Eastern Conference Finals raised many questions as to what the offseason moves for the Rangers are going to be.

Just like in the regular season, scoring was a major issue in the playoffs for the Rangers, especially on the power play. Questions of going after Columbus Blue Jackets forward Rick Nash in a trade once again surfaced, after talks of a deal went away at the end of the trade deadline this year.

Many people believe that Nash will bring the offensive power that the Rangers are lacking. Acquiring Brad Richards last offseason was a step in the right direction, and now many believe they need to go one step further and acquire Nash.

One name that has come up in a possible deal with Nash is Rangers' forward Brandon Dubinsky. The 26 year old signed a multi-year deal at the end of last season with the Rangers, but he did not live up to his contract.

Dubinsky only had 34 points and 10 goals in 77 games this season, much l ...

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