Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 10/9/13
Carl Hagelin’s  speed is unmatched It’s far too early in the season to make any fair assessment of the 2013-2014 Rangers, but already several things have become apparent – chief among them that the Blueshirts have impressive depth this season. The return of the team’s heart and soul, Ryan Callahan, on Monday night provided a huge boost against the L.A. Kings and further solidified New York’s top-nine.  The one key piece that remains out of the lineup is 25-year-old LW Carl Hagelin, who underwent surgery on a torn shoulder labrum last spring but is on a slightly slower recovery path than Callahan. Of course, an extended injury to Rick Nash would put a big dent in the depth, but we are optimistic that it won’t be a lingering injury. Hagelin was placed on LTIR before the season and is slated to miss a minimum of 10 games and 24 days, keeping him out until at least October 29th against the Islanders.  It could be longer than that; since Hagelin still hasn’t been cleared for contact we have
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