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The Rangers Should Overpay for Jacob Trouba

Trouba(Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images)

The best hockey trades are the ones where you deal from strength to address a weakness. Last week I wrote about the 1990 trade between the Rangers and Kings that sent Tony Granato and Tomas Sandstrom for Bernie Nicholls. A true blockbuster where 2 top line wings were traded to fortify a weakness at the center position.  Read more

AV detractors can point to Eric Staal as the best example of misusing a player

E. Staal (Photo Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Eric Staal returns to MSG tonight to face Alain Vigneault and the Rangers. He does so after helping the Wild win their 9th straight by scoring the game winning goal…shorthanded. Staal leads the Wild with 11 goals and 26 points in 32 games, 3 more points than the Rangers leading scorer, Kevin Hayes in 3 less games. Read more

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