March 12, 2009   ·     ·   Jump to comments

So, you’re the Rangers and you need to show some desperation in your game against a Nashville team minus their offensive leader Jason Arnott.

You get the first goal with Sean Avery doing the kind of dirty work the team hasn’t most of the year. Then, instead of building on a promising start in which they outshot the Preds 5-3, silly penalties derailed it. They killed off the first but then waste of space Markus Naslund took another leading to Shea Weber’s tying power play goal off Henrik Lundqvist’s shoulder and in. A nice give-and-go by Weber and Steve Sullivan but also a bad goal for Lundqvist to give up even if it was from in tight. He’s gotta cut the angle down and stop that. Or maybe hire Mike Richter cause his glove blows.

Nikolai Zherdev is also in my doghouse. Sure. He picked up an assist on Avery’s goal but his senseless holding onto the puck routine passing to a covered point led directly to the second Nashville goal. As it turns out, he really does suffer from Kovalev Syndrome. Just get him the Hell out of here! I can’t take watching this guy anymore. He’s a total enigma and will never succeed in New York. Can we just rescind that trade? Fedor Tyutin was a big part of our team defense.

Thanks a lot buddy! You really suck. Granted. The Preds then put on a passing display reminiscent of the Globetrotters. When you turn the freaking Predators into the hockey version before they center the puck off Dan Girardi into your own net, you truly deserve to lose!

And then to top it all off, idiot Naslund who’s supposed to be a seasoned vet hops on the ice way too soon leading to you guessed it. Another bench minor!

Somewhere, Tom Renney must be smiling because that first period looked like a cardinal copy of what’s gone so wrong this season. This team doesn’t deserve the playoffs. They should be ashamed.

I am not even certain I want the playoffs anymore. What the heck for? So, they can get ousted by the bitter rival in five games? I’d rather miss than have that scenario play out.

Tell ya one thing. I wouldn’t want to be a player in that locker room right now.


One Truly Disgusted Fan

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