Originally posted on Rangers Report  |  Last updated 12/23/11

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)
Happy Festivus, everyone! Tonight, with the Flyers in town, we will air grievances and have feats of strength. Get the pole.Kruger, you couldn’t smooth a silk sheet if you had a date with a hot babe … “I lost my train of thought.” —Frank Costanza —————————— Thoughts: 1) I know that Brandon Dubinsky has been really up and down, mostly down, and that he hasn’t been able to stay with the second line for more than a few shifts here and there, and that even with that very Dubinsky-like goal,  John Tortorella noted that he made one of those gasp-inducing plays afterward. But just imagine how much better this team could be if he actually steps up the offense a little bit. 2) After the goal, somebody cracked that Dubinsky can only play on a line with Stu Bickel and Martin Biron (who had the assists). I think it might have been a Festivus Miracle! How about Biron at 7-1? Great guy, great teammate. Good for him. 3) Stu Bickel. Assists in each of his first two NHL games,
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