While Gaborik is thriving in Columbus, the Blueshirts landed a haul of their own. Derick Brassard and John Moore are flourishing under the Madison Square Garden lights.
In the last 48 hours, the Rangers have completely revamped their team — not only for the playoff push, but moving forward for next season.
There may be Rangers fans who want to look at Wednesday’s 6-1 victory over the Penguins and say everything has been fixed. Don’t believe it for a minute.
John Tortorella’s system requires a certain type of player. The “new” deeper Rangers fit Tortorella like a glove and proved it by beating the Penguins 6-1.
Ryane Clowe, Derick Brassard and John Moore injected instant offense just hours after being acquired by the Rangers, and New York scored a season-high three power-play goals in a 6-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday night.
Gaborik was dealt to the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, just before the NHL’s afternoon trade deadline, for center Derick Brassard, right wing Derek Dorsett and defenseman John Moore.
Miami is a major dark horse to compete for an ACC title, and the main reason why is the Hurricanes will finally have a healthy Reggie Johnson.