Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 1/24/12
With injuries still lingering on the Rangers blue line (including Sauer’s recent setback on his road to recovery) the Rangers have an interesting choice to make. Larry Brooks recently discussed the notion of the Rangers acquiring a defenseman in the coming weeks. It makes sense that they would consider it but exactly what type of defenseman they go after is another issue altogether and here is where the dilemma lies. As Brooks points out, the Rangers have long held Tim Gleason in high regard but he should only be an option if Sauer is out for the season. The Rangers need to decide sooner rather than later, whether they want help for the powerplay or depth (and size?) on the blue line. The Rangers have had a great season so far and the way the defense has collectively played over their talent level because of the injuries on the back end suggest they can do so for a while longer. However, this team cannot go deep in the playoffs with the way the powerplay is performing this season. S...
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