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Corey Masisak of NHL.com took his best shot at predicting the New York Rangers' forward lines and defense pairings for the 2012-2013 season. In his predicitions, he leaves out Marian Gaborik, who will be recovering from offseason shoulder surgery and Mike Sauer, still recovering from a concussion.Forwards:Hagelin-Richards-NashKreider-Stepan-CallahanPyatt-Boyle-ThomasRupp-Halpern-AshamHaley (extra forward) These are identical to the lines I predicted a few weeks back, with the only change being Thomas in place of Bourque. If Thomas does make the team, I'm hoping his strength and hockey I.Q. make up for the lack of size he'll need to play on a checking line. Here's Masisak's reasoning for why Christian Thomas, not J.T. Miller, gets the nod in his lineup.Aside from Kreider, who stepped into the lineup during the playoffs but has never played a regular-season game, Thomas and J.T. Miller are probably the Rangers' most exciting prospects -- but Kris Newbury...
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