Originally written April 02, 2013 on NY Rangers Blog:
As the games get more and more important down the stretch, John Tortorella will also be looking to shorten the bench. Which was never more evident than with J.T. Miller (7:08) and Chris Kreider's (3:23) ice time during the Rangers 4-2 win last night. Tortorella addressed that concern after the game... "Quite honestly, I'm worried about the two kids. Not that I'm upset with them. I just think the stakes are high. We play so many close games. I just have to watch how they go through games. And do I trust them? I up in the air with it. Because quite honestly I don't want to mess with their development. But the stakes are too high right now. We'll see where we go with it." ...i think the trust level with Miller is much higher than with Kreider. And after listening to this quote, I really think the best thing for everyone involved is to send Kreider back to the Whale. And for the first time all year, I won't kill Torts for it. Because you ...
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