NHL Roundup: Tortorella on the brink, NY Rangers rumors, and more
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Will John Tortorella make it to the end of the season
If you haven’t seen Blue Jackets goaltender Elvis Merzlikins comments about wanting to “delete” this season, you’re missing out. It was as brutally honest a post game interview as you will ever see. The question is, will Torts make it to season’s end?
Rangers were finalists for Zdeno Chara
When rumors surfaced that the New York Rangers were in on Zdeno Chara, I did not see the fit for a rebuilding team. It turns out that not only was Jeff Gorton interested in reuniting with Chara from his Boston days, but was a finalist in signing him.
New York Rangers are looking to add a veteran defenseman
The New York Rangers realize they have a young and talented group of players, the youngest in the NHL in fact. They also realize having an entire blue-line of kids may not be the fastest way to playoff success. Larry Brooks touched on this yesterday in his latest column, but Forever Blueshirts has learned that the plan is to indeed add a veteran defenseman to the top six.
NHL action from yesterday
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