Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 2/14/13
Through 12 games this season, the Rangers have six, count em, six too many men on the ice penalties. Yes, that means the Rangers have a 50% chance of being assessed one tonight. I didn't think a team could do that if they tried. It's the most basic part of the game of hockey. I remember learning how to properly administer a line change in Pee Wee hockey. And it's not like they had to teach me. When the coach says my line is up, I wait for the guy on that line playing my position to come to the bench and I jump over the boards. Easy, right? Which is why I'm convinced it's a practical joke the Rangers players are playing on John Tortorella. Although the Rangers coach doesn't find it funny (via New York Post)... “Another too-many-men, huh? No, I don’t want to expand on it. It [stinks], what do you want me to say. It’s stupid. It [stinks]. It’s brutal. I can use a lot of different things.” ...how embarrassing would it be if when the players showed up at practice one da...
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