Following the New York Rangers’ win over the Buffalo Sabers, center Derek Stepan made a comment that in simply infuriating.
New York Rangers’ forward Derek Stepan has been an instrumental part of the team’s success this year.
But even Mr. Stepan is not immune from making bone-headed comments from time to time.
Following the Rangers 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabers, a game in which the Blueshirts looked content with only a one goal lead for most of the third period, Derek Stepan had this to say:
Derek Stepan on third period: “I think as a group we have to learn to play on our toes in the third period and not sit back so much.”
— Andrew Gross (@AGrossRecord) March 9, 2016
Does this comment make anyone else want to pull their hair out? Stepan is just figuring this out?
For anyone who doesn’t know the team’s track record from the past couple of years, it usually consists of the Rangers finding a lead and then one of two things usually happens.
The Rangers will either blow the lead (ahem, Buffalo game) or they will stop attacking and allow their opposition to have scoring chances.
Really Steps, REALLY?