Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 2/4/13

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 18: Taylor Pyatt #14 of the Phoenix Coyotes during the NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Jobing.com Arena on January 18, 2010 in Glendale, Arizona. The Sabres defeated the Coyotes 7-2. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Pyatt has proven to be a nice addition so far by Glen Sather Strike up another successful acquisition by Glen Sather. Taylor Pyatt –all 6’4 and 230 lbs of him– has proven to be a solid add to the Rangers, even though we’re still too early in the year to make significant conclusions. While Sather goes about adding integral pieces to roster like Rick Nash and Brad Richards, it’s the additions of the likes of Pyatt that give the Rangers a chance at success; and it’s not just about the numbers on the ice but those off it as well. Pyatt has already grabbed 5 points in 8 games and has at times looked pretty impressive. Despite a lack of foot speed he offers a physical presence, an ability to hold on to the puck, and has shown good chemistry with a few different Rangers. Of course, he won’t be able to maintain his 30% shooting percentage. Nor will he be able to produce as much as he has thus far when a second line staple such as Ryan Callahan returns but he won’t have to. Pyatt is establi...
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