Although the New York Rangers are surprising a lot of people, there are some common threads within each game that must be acknowledged. Despite the Rangers being able to string together some success, these areas of weakness are what separates the team from being a true contending club.
Indeed the New York Rangers are youngest team in the NHL right now. They are working on chemistry, speed, and strength; these aspects of a team take time to formulate. But for now, there are blatant holes in the play of the Rangers that need to be addressed. But there is no need to be worried about the organization, they will be in the rebuild mode for a few seasons. Even the fact that the club can offset these faults with wins shows great potential for the team.
The Rangers’ schedule has sure ramped up as we approach the halfway-mark of the season. The young players are stealing the spotlight and the Blueshirts are currently just five points out of a playoff spot with some games in hand.. Despite improvements as the team goes along, there are some worrisome characteristics of their play. So far this season, here are some common threads found within Rangers’ games.