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NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 04: Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers celebrates against the Washington Capitals on February 4, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
I have no words. This season left me with the most optimism I’ve ever had. But this loss stings. A lot. I got nothing for you. Actually. I have a “thank you.” I have a thank you to the New York Rangers. It’s been a long time since I’ve believed. This season ended with a less than desirable result, but I believe. I believe this team is destined for great things. I believe this team is built for the next 2-5 years. I believe. I thank you, New York Rangers, it’s been a while since I’ve believed. Here’s the breakdown: 1-0   NJD, Devils 4th line does it again This goal is on Marc Staal. First, Staal cant control the blue line, and that leads to a 3 on 1 for the Devils fourth line. Eventually, Stephen Gionta winds up with semi break. Hank makes the save but Staal, slow on the back check after his turnover, can’t pick up the trailer in Ryan Carter (two mistakes by Staal) and it’s a tap in goal on the rebound. People incorrectly blame Michael Del Zotto on this, but he was the lone man back ...
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