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Rangers don’t have the same time to fix problems as last year’s team

Thirteen games, at the same time last season, the Rangers were in a bit of a mess. They were 7-3-3, okay, but the record was sandcastle-type stuff, built almost entirely on Igor Shesterkin’s otherworldly work in the net. ADVERTISEMENT In fact, the Blues were coming out of their November 8-4-3 victory over the Panthers in … Read more

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Three Rangers problems have already surfaced this season

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Regarding Rangers, whose 6-3-2 record essentially mirrors last season’s 6-2-3 at this point, Adam Fox said, “We’re probably playing better than we were at this time last year.”: ADVERTISEMENT 1. Head coach Gerard Gallant gave an extraordinarily heavy ice time to his top six strikers while cutting off the bench earlier and earlier. This may … Read more

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The success of the Rangers is directly related to the dominance of the power play

With a small sample of 10 matches this season, there appears to be a direct correlation between the Rangers’ success in strong play and their ability to win. ADVERTISEMENT In each of their five wins, the Blues have scored at least one goal in the power game. And in all but one of their five … Read more

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