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Sunday, December 21st, 2008

The Rangers in California: 20 Things We Learned

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1. The Rangers can win on the West Coast.

2. The Rangers can play a good all-around game and win (in Anaheim).

3. They can play terribly, only to be saved by their goalie (Steve Valiquette), and still win (in LA).

4. They can compete against the best team in the NHL (at least when that team is tired from a cross-country road trip).

5. The Rangers can dominate a third period against the best team in the NHL and still not score a goal.

6. Another team besides the Rangers can cough up the puck in their own zone with horrible giveaways, leading to goals (thanks Scott Niedermayer and Chris Pronger).

7. Tom Renney can roll out the same lines five games in a row.

8. Even though the team won four out of those five games and three in a row, Renney will change the lines up anyway for the sixth game.

9. The Rangers can actually score power play goals (in Anaheim and LA).

10. Those power play goals came on a penalty …

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