Rangers need to get back to their strengths vs. Penguins

Rangers need to get back to their strengths vs. Penguins

Goaltending and particular groups, all yr, have been the calling playing cards of this Rangers staff. And on that foundation, they need to have walked away from Recreation 3 of their first-round collection in opposition to the Penguins having taken dwelling ice again as a substitute of with a 7-4 loss.

At five-on-five by nearly any metric you choose, the Rangers had the higher of this match. Extra anticipated objectives, extra high-danger possibilities, a better-looking warmth map and three high ahead traces whose numbers mirrored that.

That’s, in fact, an oversimplification, but it surely does replicate that this was a winnable sport for the Rangers, had they managed to play to what we all know to be their strengths. And so the checklist of keys to win Recreation 4 start there.

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