Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 2/24/13

NEW YORK - MARCH 15: Mike Richards #18 of the Philadelphia Flyers and Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers fight on March 15, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.The Rangers defeated the Flyers 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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The Bell Centre has been the Rangers "House of Horrors" the last few years, but last night it was taken to a whole new level. Not only were the Rangers outplayed, they sustained injuries to key players that may have literally ended any chance the Rangers have of making the playoffs. The first was to Ryan McDonagh, who according to Andrew Gross at the Bergen Record likely suffered a concussion on the play, when Max Pacioretty boarded him badly behind the net... Now here's video of one of McDonagh's teammates jumping Pacioretty and pounding him into the ice...Oh wait, there is none because in typical Rangers fashion not a single Blueshirt even skated near the Montreal forward after the hit. ...and there's your problem Rangers fans. Absolutely no passion or emotion with this team. I'm not saying the Rangers shouldn't have traded Dubinsky for Nash or ridiculously overpaid from Prust, but man someone needs to grow a pair of balls on this team. Richards is supposed to...
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