Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 6/27/13
It's been almost a week since Alain Vigneault has been named head coach of the New York Rangers and a lot of you have been wondering what kind of style we're going to see from the Blueshirts under his leadership. Here's what Vigneault has said so far... “I like my teams to play the right way, which is: If you’ve got room to make a play, make a play. If you’ve got space and time to carry the puck, carry the puck. If the other team’s got the gap on you or they’re playing you tight, then sometimes you’ve got to make the high percentage play and chip those pucks behind. But I really believe in playing the right way both offensively and defensively.” ...as opposed to Torts, whose game plan was if you've got room to make a play, get it deep and cycle. And under no circumstance is anyone allowed to go to the front of the net. Vigneault also discussed the power play... “Power play is X’s and O’s, but it’s also hard work. Because you know that the penalty-killers are going to...
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