Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 3/25/13
In the game of hockey you never want to get down early. Unfortunately for the Rangers, they're making a habit out of it this season as they've now given up the first goal in 20 of their 31 games. And once they're down, they haven't shown a great deal of resiliency as they were only able to comeback and win seven of those 20 games. Some of the players addressed the poor starts after the game last night: Henrik Lundqvist... "Maybe we talk too much about it. We focus on 'Let's get a good start.' When that doesn't happen maybe we over think it. Maybe we should talk less about it and just go out and play. And hopefully we can get good starts going forward. It is really important. It's so hard to come from behind." Arron Asham... "It seems like the last few games our starts haven't been been the best. We got to figure it out. Get out there and jump on the lead. We've been chasing goals all season. Definitely need to be ready for first few minutes of games." ...
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