Elite Sports NY Actually, You're Wrong! Podcast 12

The New York Rangers struggled early during the first week but look to right the ship during week two of early season NHL action.

The hype kept building as the season drew closer and closer. Could this be the year they go all the way? Could Kevin Shattenkirk and Filip Chytil put the Blueshirts over the hill?

Fast forward a few days and we find the Rangers struggling to put together a solid performance. The Rangers would go on to drop the season and home opener against the Colorado Avalanche, last years worst NHL franchise

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The struggle continued and to be honest worsened when the boys traveled up to a Toronto to take on the young, speedy, and full of energy Maple Leafs. Henrik Lundqvist was horrendous with little to no help from the defense.

Through all the struggles, the Blueshirts power play finally looks to be taking form with the free agent addition Kevin Shattenkirk leading the charge. Mika Zibanejad has also shown his skill and prowess on the power play. Are some fans still amount about trading him for Brassard? Wake up, guys.

Finally, the Rangers and their fans can take a deep breath as we secured the first win of the year Sunday night against the Canadiens. More importantly, Hank was able to shutout out the Habs, which will do wonders for his confidence.

Don’t fret. Hockey is back. The boys are back. The boys are going to be all right.

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 NEXT: Hank Sparkles in Rangers Shutout of Habs (Highlights) 

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