Those stats could be a lot to take in, but the main conclusion is that most of the Rangers’ defensemen have been positively contributing to their offense so far this season, and it goes beyond just points. All things considered, this blueline is playing well offensively even when the production is not there.
The advanced stats provided by MoneyPuck should be another vote of confidence for New York’s blue line going forward. With continued offensive production should come continued success. Scoring from the back end is some of the most important things you can get. If the Rangers want to be able to go deep this postseason, they will need the scoring and offensive production from the back end to be sustainable.
Look for the Rangers’ defensemen to get more into the fold as time goes on. They’re playing well right now and they need to keep it up. With Fox looking like a Norris candidate and Miller having a breakout season, they will both be worth watching for the foreseeable future. There’s a lot to like about the direction of the Rangers blueline moving forward so enjoy it if you are a fan of the iconic Blueshirts.