Thanks again to Justin (aka Keeps) for a fantastic post game analysis.
The Rangers dropped a tough one tonight, 4-1 to the St. Louis Blues. The Rangers couldn’t find much offense, but that had more to do with the Blues defense than anything else. The highlight of the game really was the time that JD spent in the booth with Sam and Joe (not quite The Suit’s prediction, but enjoyable none the less). Onto the bullets…
· Tonight the Blues executed the Rangers’ game plan better than the Rangers did. They shot the puck from any and everywhere, got some fortunate bounces and took advantage of the Blueshirt’s mistakes.
· As The Suit mentioned in the pregame notes, the Blues are assembled very similarly to the Rangers. They have a young blue line that really held the fort down tonight. The Rangers controlled a lot of the play on the sidewalls and down low, but had no answer for getting to the front of the net.
· The Rangers have been somewhat robotic on defense th