Originally posted on NBC New York  |  Last updated 12/29/11
The existence of "24/7" this season has changed the way you take in a Rangers game. It is impossible not to think about how John Tortorella would respond to a mistake on the ice and imagine just where he'd slip curses into his evisceration of the guilty player. That question came up a lot during Wednesday night's 4-1 loss to the Capitals because the Rangers kept making terrible mistakes. Brian Boyle, John Mitchell and Brad Richards would certainly be on the receiving end of Tortorella's heat after a second period that saw them all make terrible giveaways that led to two Caps goals. But the entire team probably deserves to be thrashed after a night that saw them eschew hitting and aggressive hockey for a sleepy approach that makes it seem like they were already looking ahead to next Monday and the Winter Classic. Tortorella gave a little preview of what the cameras might have caught inside the locker room. No expletives, but you could do a little adult Mad Libs and wedge them in whe...
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