Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 4/22/13
The start of Taylor Pyatt's Rangers career couldn't have gone better. Three goals and two assists in his first eight games and a spot on the first line alongside Brad Richards and Marian Gaborik. But that was as good as it got for Pyatt as he tallied just one point (a goal) in the next 34 games and found himself buried on the fourth line barely playing five minutes a game. That was until John Tortorella bumped him up to the third line with Brad Richards and Mats Zuccarello after the Brian Boyle injury. Since then, Pyatt has a three game point streak (1g, 2a), which included a huge goal yesterday that helped seal the Rangers victory against the Devils... Here's Tortorella on Pyatt... "I use (Pyatt) when we're protecting a lead. He has done some really good things there. As far as his overall game I think it's been an up and down year for him. He's a good guy on the wall. Always has been right on through here. It's good he gets a couple of chances. He's a big pa...
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