Weight a candidate to coach Rangers? 

May, 31, 2013
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Former New York Rangers forward and current New York Islanders assistant coach Doug Weight could be a candidate to replace fired Blueshirts bench boss John Tortorella, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post.

Brooks points out that Weight has been a positive influence in the development of the Isles' young stars -- Hart Trophy finalist John Tavares among them -- and is "an outstanding power-play mind," which would certainly help a Rangers squad that was worse on the man advantage than at even strength in its five-game, second round playoff loss to the Boston Bruins.

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