Found October 28, 2011 on NHL Hot Stove:
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By Alexander Monaghan President “]By Bridget Samuels from College Park, MD (IMG_8730.jpg) [CC-BY-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/ licenses/by/2.0)This morning Katie Strang of ESPN New York reported, via Twitter, that Marian Gaborik and Brad Richards were not skating on the same line. Instead, the team’s newest free agent prize found himself between the heart-and-soul of the team – Ryan Callahan and Brandon Dubinsky – while Gaborik flanked Erik Christensen and Wojtek Wolski. Although this move makes sense due to the New York Rangers‘ disappointing 3-3-2 record after eight games, it further begs the question: Is coach John Tortorella being hasty with his line shuffling? At this point it simply depends on how long he plans on keeping these tandems together. If past history is any indication, he likely changes these lines again and again until finding the perfect combination. Considering the current configuration places young pivots Derek Stepan and Artem Anisimov on the fourth line, more...
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