Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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Jim Cerny at Blueshirts United reports that Anton Stralman, who was signed by the Rangers on November 5th, has been working hard while waiting for his first opportunity with the Blueshirts...

"I think it's been good to take some time, and obviously the team has been doing good, so there's no real rush for me to get in there," Stralman told me following Monday's practice. "It gives me some time to work on a lot of things in practice, to learn every day, and also to improve my conditioning. This way when I get called upon I'll be in better shape and condition, and be better prepared, then if I was thrown in there right from the start."

39 of Stralman's 74 career points have been on the power play.

...with the Rangers struggling mightly on the power play, I'd like to see Stralman get a chance on Wednesday at Florida as he has proven to be effective during his career with the man advantage.

...i know Torts wants Stralman to get a better understanding of the system but there really is no substitute for game action.

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