For New York Rangers Fans, It’s Going To Be a Long Season

December 1st, 2009 by Rob Cristino Leave a reply »
The New York Rangers (13-13-1) are just 27 games into the 2009-10 season, yet many fans are beginning to lose all hope for their beloved Blueshirts.

After watching the Rangers' last three games—where they have been outscored by an 18-6 margin—who can really blame them?

The inconsistent Rangers were dominated by the Tampa Bay Lightning, and then were swept in a home-and-home matchup with the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins.

As stated in a previous story, the home-and-home matchup with the Penguins was an important test for the see if they can compete with one of the top teams in the NHL. Unfortunately, they failed that test and proved that their 7-1 start to the season was nothing more than a fluke.

The Rangers have just three wins in their last 10 games and continue to fall further down in the Eastern Conference standings.

During this low point of the season for the Rangers, they have lacked an ability to play a complete game, a similar problem when compared with former head coach Tom Renney’s Rangers from 2008-09.

"We’re searching for wins, we’re searching for ...

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