New York Rangers, Mats Zuccarello
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What should the New York Rangers plan be if Mats Zuccarello misses significant time due to the injury sustained in Game 5 against the Penguins?

By Robby Sabo

Tangibles are easy to see. Things like Rick Nash’s shot, or Henrik Lundqvist’s reflexes, or Carl Hagelin’s speed are tangible qualities the entire crowd easily notices.

For owners and general managers, it would be phenomenal if tangible qualities were the only thing that made a Stanley Cup Champion.

In that case, you’d just gather the fastest, hardest-hitting specimens in hockey. Collect all the workout warriors, slap them together and call it a day.

As we all know, that is not reality.

Stanley Cup Champions are made up of so much more.

Real quality teams have layers of qualities. Some guys show prototypical talent, while other guys prove to be the glue of the squad. They are the ones that hold the intangible assets so many of us could only understand on the surface…..

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Robby Sabo is a co-founder, CEO and credentialed New York Jets content creator for Jets X-Factor - Jet X, which includes Sabo's Sessions (in-depth film breakdowns) and Sabo with the Jets. Host: Underdog Jets Podcast with Wayne Chrebet and Sabo Radio. Member: Pro Football Writers of America. Coach: Port Jervis (NY) High School. Washed up strong safety and 400M runner. SEO: XL Media. Founder: Elite Sports NY - ESNY (Sold in 2020). SEO: XL Media. Email: robby.sabo[at]