Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 10/8/13
B-Rich has started well Highlighted by his two goal performance in the impressive win over the Kings, Brad Richards has started the season well which is a great sign for the Rangers. Having played a lacklustre preseason – which came on the heels of his well documented (abysmal) 2012-13 season –  Richards has begun to lay to rest the lingering concerns for this season. He is skating well, looking to put the puck on net and is getting separation from defenseman – something he did all too rarely last season. Perhaps most importantly is the lack of blind, drop passes on the blue line which were littered throughout his play last season. While it’s only two games in to the new season – one of which was the sloppy Coyotes’ loss – the start laid down by Richard’s bodes well for the team. An in form Richards would be hugely beneficial because while Derek Stepan was much improved against the Kings (wasn’t everyone?) Stepan still has work to do to get back to his form of a year ago. If Richard...
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