Originally posted on NBC New York  |  Last updated 12/27/11

MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 27: General Manager and President Glen Sather of the New York Rangers (C) works at the draft table during the 2009 NHL Entry Draft at the Bell Centre on June 27, 2009 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Glen Sather's tenure as the man running the Rangers has been more frustrating than successful. Since he took over, the team has won two playoff series and missed the playoffs as often as they've made them. He's made truly awful free agent signings and didn't hit any early home runs in the draft when the team earned high picks as a result of their shameful records. He wasn't well-liked by the faithful and the hostility was well deserved. But James Dolan never kicked him out the door, which meant that there was always a chance of redemption for Sather. This might be the year he gets it because the one thing that keeps coming through about this year's Rangers team is that they are perfectly constructed to turn John Tortorella's wishes into points. And, beyond that, they are proving to be deep enough to handle the cruel bounces of the NHL season. Monday's 3-0 victory over the Islanders was a perfect example of the latter point. Carl Hagelin, summoned from Connecticut earlier this season...
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