In what was expected by some, and a complete shock to others, the Rangers climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference at the beginning of the season. But after what was a great start, the Rangers have begun to slow down in their performance. Since the seven-game winning streak in October, New York has gone 4-7. The question is, why? Fans want to know if this is a slump or if the beginning of the season was a fluke. á Early Schedule During the early season, the Rangers had a noticeably easier schedule. They still played a few tough teams, but for the most part, they played a lot of weak ones. During the winning streak, the Rangers played Toronto twice, Anaheim once and Ottawa. All of these teams have losing records, so wins donÆt mean a lot. However, they also played Washington and New J ...
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