Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 4/8/13
I've received a ton of e-mail and tweets lately regarding why the Rangers turnaround has been so dramatic since the Marian Gaborik trade. I've been asked if I thought Gaborik was possibly a cancer in the locker room and there was even a great conversation in the comments section of the Rangers/Hurricanes recap on this subject in response to Henrik Lundqvist's comments on the effect the trade has had on the team (via New York Post)... “It’s a different atmosphere in the room. Not only did we get some really skill players, but it changed the dynamic in the room. It’s just a lot better feeling in here.” ...i'll start this off by stating that neither any of you nor myself have been anywhere near the Rangers locker room, so this stuff is nothing more than speculation. Which is what this blog obviously does best. ;) ...having said that, based on the Rangers dramatic 180, I think it is a fair question to ask. ...my impressions of the Lundqvist quote is that he's describing ...
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