New York Rangers Showing They Are Better Team Than Record Indicates

November 23rd, 2014 by Tom Urtz Jr. Leave a reply »

Through the first 20 games of the season, the New York Rangers have been an interesting team to say the least. The squad that took the ice to start the season was not the team that went to the Stanley Cup Final months prior, although the main cogs are still in place.

The Rangers have had their fair share of injuries, although true contenders find a way to overcome the biggest of obstacles. The team hasn't made excuses, and instead they have focused on picking up points  At 9-7-4 and 22 points, it is fair to say that the Broadway Blueshirts are better than their record indicates.

This is the case because the Rangers have a number of players in the midst of career years, others exceeding expectations and some just stepping up in an unexpected way. This might not jump off the page if you were simply looking at the standings on, and most people would easily assume that the team was simply puttering along.

They have also performed well as an offensive unit, as they rank 10th in the league offensively with 2.80 goals per game. This is a vast difference from previous years, which explains why they have been losi ...

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