The New York Rangers (29-29-9) lost to the New Jersey Devils (39-23-3) by the score of 6-3, tonight. For a recap and box score go to Yahoo! Sports and newyorkrangers.com.
...fighting for their playoff lives with only 16 games remaining and this is the defensive effort the Rangers give? Disgusting. Not a good time to lose four in a row (0-2-2).
...Lundqvist must have given Torts a huge 'thank you' for protecting him from further defensive ineptness by pulling him in the second.
...on a positive note I did like the fight the team had early as they were able to comeback from three, one-goal deficits.
...how good was Christensen's goal? I know he's a little inconsistent but the Rangers need some flash in the line-up and I'd love to see them re-sign him this off-season.
...i thought Gaborik came out with a lot of jump in his step but he just faded as the game wore on. He also needs to look for his shot more.
...can someone teach Jokinen to shoot off the pass? The guy has a wide open net, waits and allows Brodeur to scramble back and make a desperation save he has no business making.
...man were there bombs thrown in the Shelley/Letourneau-Leblond fight. Unfortunately, Shelley used the Aaron Voros strategy of blocking most of them with his face.
...i'm going to say this after every game until the end of the season: Dubinsky-Christensen-Gaborik. Please!!!
...Redden's Ranger career can be summed up by his ill advised pinch which led to a 3-on-1 and a back breaking goal in the second. Why Potter is not playing ahead of him is baffling.
...big game on Friday night in Atlanta against the tenth place Thrashers. If the Rangers don't pick this up soon they could be out of the playoff race by next week.