Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 7/31/12

DALLAS - JANUARY 31: (L-R) Sami Lepisto #18, Shane Doan #19 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes celebrate a goal against the Dallas Stars in the third period at American Airlines Center on January 31, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
In a piece on possible Shane Doan landing spots at NHL.com, Dan Rosen discusses how the Coyotes captain would fit in on the Rangers..."If Doan signs with New York, he'd likely push Hagelin out of the top six and force Nash to play on the left side, where Nash says he is comfortable.Until Gaborik returns, the Rangers could field a top line of Nash with Brad Richards and Doan and a second line of Kreider with Stepan and Callahan. Once Gaborik is back, it's possible Callahan, the Rangers' captain, would get pushed to the third line."...while I loved Hagelin on the top line last year, as his skating ability helped keep pucks alive in the offensive end, the reality is he's a third line player right now. This doesn't mean that I think Doan should be playing on the top line, but it gives Torts a lot more to work with and when you have a player with Hagelin's skill set on the third line you're team is looking pretty good....as far as Callahan also moving to the third line once Gaborik retur...
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