Found April 22, 2013 on New York Rangers Center Ice Report:
  There is no way around it, Brad Richards has struggled mightily this season.  Richards seems as though he has lost a step, and his better days may be behind him. This week he started proving the naysayers wrong by … Continue reading →
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