New York Rangers End of the Year Report and Offseason Plans

April 26th, 2010 by Eric Bancker Leave a reply »
The Rangers' season didn't end as they had hoped, as they missed the playoffs for the first time since the lockout.

The Rangers played inconsistent hockey all season long, and that proved to be their downfall.

If it weren't for a seven-game win streak in the beginning of the season and a record of 7-1-2 in their final 10 games, the Rangers wouldn't have even come close to a playoff spot.


The Good

The Rangers were led by superstars Henrik Lundqvist and Marian Gaborik, who seemed to put this team on their shoulders.

Lundqvist once again proved why he deserves the title "The King" because Hank was phenomenal all season, especially down the stretch, when the Rangers needed him the most. Hank posted a record of 35-27-10 with a goals against average of 2.38 and a save percentage of .921 in 73 games this season. He was also named the team’s most valuable player for the fourth straight season.

Henrik's numbers don't exactly show how great he was all season. The defense in front of him was once again awful and left him to win games all by himself night in and night out.

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