Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 3/16/12

NEW YORK - JANUARY 19: Jeff Halpern #11 of the Tampa Bay Lightning fights against Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers on January 19, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
No, it isn’t Carl Hagelin although that’s a pretty big issue for Dubinsky right now. Dubinsky is clearly the forgotten man in the Rangers offense right now. No, Brandon Dubinsky’s biggest problem this season is consistency. Anyone that watched the Islanders game will have seen Dubinsky strong on the puck, his line generate plenty of chances and all round, the line  – led by the Alaskan – gave a good account of themselves. Dubinsky then followed it up with a game against Carolina where he was a complete non-factor and ended up with the third least ice time among forwards bettering only 4th line stalwarts Mike Rupp and John Mitchell (who still managed to make some good plays in his ice time). These two games – against cellar dwellers no less – sum up Dubinsky’s year. Yes you can point to the emergence of Carl Hagelin who has provided effort, production, speed and a cheap solution to the left wing spot and yes, you can say Dubinsky hasn’t finished enough of the chanc...
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