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Rangers Searching For Goals

from the New York Times,

The Rangers have not scored in 126 minutes, dating to the final minute of their loss Thursday in Atlanta, and have a total of 13 goals in eight games. That is one goal fewer than the Washington Capitals have through seven games.

“It’s tough to take,” Rangers center Chris Drury said. “You feel for your goalie and you feel for your ‘D’ that’s playing solid. It’s our job to put some goals in the net.”...

“At some point, it’s got to give,” Drury said. “You get 30-plus shots every game, at some point they have to go in. That’s the way it works. We just have to keep shooting.”

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added 6:06am, from Larry Brooks of the NY Post,

If Shanahan were going to be 29 in January rather than 39, his lack of finish wouldn’t cause alarm bells to ring. But he is 38, and though Jagr’s lack of production can at least partially be attributed to learning how to play with a new pivot, Shanahan is simply failing to bury shots he’s made a Hall of Fame career of burying….

Shanahan came into the season, experienced. The Rangers had best hope he hasn’t become old.

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