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Shocker. Rangers get shut out, bunch of you break your ankles jumping off the bandwagon; many demanding a scorer be added (and some demanding the coach be fired … for real).
Think about it, though. The Rangers have really squeaked out a lot of wins lately—the goal with 0.1 left in Phoenix; the comeback and the late penalty shot-stop in the Winter Classic; the OT win over the Panthers last week; the shootout win against the Coyotes Tuesday. In those games they barely scored enough. Last night, it’s 1-0, and they didn’t score enough. Or at all. That it ended up 3-0, I think, is meaningless. And four of their 10 regulation losses have now come via shutout.
Still, best mid-season records in 40 years. So it really is ridiculous to co...