New York Rangers’ Midterm Grades

January 4th, 2010 by Rob Cristino Leave a reply »
Through the first half of the 2009-10 season, the New York Rangers have dealt with some injuries, inconsistencies, a shaky defense, and a major lack of offense.

Through 41 games, the Rangers are 19-17-5 with 43 points. Sitting in eighth place in the Eastern Conference, the Rangers' main issue has been their inability to finish and score goals on a consistent basis. The Rangers have the third fewest goals in the league (108), just ahead of the Boston Bruins (105) and Carolina Hurricanes (102).

It's been a tough first half of the season for the Rangers and their fans, yet thanks to the play of Marian Gaborik, Vaclav Prospal, and Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers aren't at a total loss.

Here are the midterm grades for the Rangers:



#10: Marian Gaborik (A)

What can be said about Marian Gaborik that hasn't been said already?

The moment the Rangers signed Gaborik this past offseason, they instantly got a game changer and difference maker. Gaborik has dazzled Rangers fans with his speed and lightning-quick shot and how he pretty much represents the Rangers' entire offense. He is truly am ...

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