Signs point to regression for Gaborik
The Blueshirts' big FA acquisition is trending down, but Doobie could do quite well
Using the newly debuted projection system of Puck Prospectus, VUKOTA, Insider takes the temperature of players on every NHL team, checking in today with the Rangers.
Summer Skate -- New York Rangers
The Broadway Blues had the most anemic offense in the playoffs by a country mile. Rolling the dice on a healthy Marian Gaborik, the Rangers looked to fix that glaring deficiency by signing a forward with game-breaking skills. Now, will it pay off? Or will New York need to look elsewhere for its boost in production?
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2009 NHL OFFSEASON
The writers of Puck Prospectus break out their new VUKOTA projection system to examine players trending up and sliding down on every NHL team. And in anticipation of training camp, E.J. Hradek dishes on an intriguing player that could have a big impact in 2009-10.
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