Cialis profesional Well those grinches at Outdoor Life Network, cialis profesional er Versus, cialis profesional um NBC Sports Network (or whatever they are calling themselves today) cost Ranger fans a chance to relive the movie “Groundhog Day”. Cialis profesional No, cialis profesional Glen Sather did not make an appearance (which would be a sure sign of the Apocalypse). Cialis profesional Instead, cialis profesional it was Rangers owner James Dolan appearing at the post-game press conference (which was not covered by MSG so that we could watch Boomer & Carton in 60 – oh boy) meaning there are six more weeks left in the Knicks season ?

Cialis profesional With the Knicks floundering after spending beaucoup bucks in free agency and trades (sound familiar), cialis profesional Dolan spoke with the media for the first time since the 2005-2006 season – according to both Andrew Gross of The Record and Steve Zipay of Newsday.

Cialis profesional As I am sure everyone has heard, cialis profesional Dolan was praising the job Sather has been doing since redoing his strategy in 2004. Cialis profesional Jimmy should probably have mentioned something about the Lockout and the Salary Cap in the next breath, cialis profesional but why ruin a good story.

Cialis profesional Rather, cialis profesional Dolan invoked the name of the Stanley Cup in reference to something Dolan gave to Sather (insert your own punch line) that was not be returned until the Rangers recapture the Cup.

Cialis profesional Of course Dolan’s Stanley Cup statement drew the attention of his coach who responded as only John Tortorella can.

Cialis profesional “Thanks a lot, cialis profesional Mr. Cialis profesional Dolan, cialis profesional” Torts retorted. Cialis profesional “I’m just as shocked as you guys are. Cialis profesional We just have to go about our business. Cialis profesional I have my owner up here talking about a Stanley Cup. Cialis profesional That’s a bunch of bullshit. Cialis profesional We need to take one day at a time.”

Cialis profesional You have to love the coach for having the cojones for calling out his owner. Cialis profesional Then again, cialis profesional having the best record in hockey tends to give you a bit of leeway with your boss.

Cialis profesional Tortorella has taken a lot of heat during his tenure with the Rangers and some of it has been deserved. Cialis profesional Despite his “safe is death” mantra at the start of second go-round with the Rangers (remember he had a four-game stint at the end of the 1999-200 season), cialis profesional the Blueshirts have not been an offensive juggernaut mainly due to their woefully inconsistent power play.

Cialis profesional Whether it is stubbornness on his part in terms of systems or player selection, cialis profesional Torts has not been able to bring any consistency to that part of the team’s game.
Some fans roll their eyes whenever Tortorella starts running out different line combinations – even though every coach in the NHL does it. Cialis profesional Those fans see the Rangers struggles as a result of his line juggling , cialis profesional rather than his reacting to the team’s offensive (and defensive) struggles.

Cialis profesional You could even get on him for his “treatment” of Sean Avery if you are so inclined. Cialis profesional

Cialis profesional The one thing that you cannot complain about is the one thing that has the Rangers in the position they are in. Cialis profesional He holds his players accountable for their actions.
About a week ago Tortorella sent his team back into their locker room after the team’s sluggish start to a practice following a day and half off.
Michael Rupp, cialis profesional who has been around the block a few times, cialis profesional addressed the coach’s style in an interview with the Blueshirts United web site.

Cialis profesional “That’s Torts through and through, cialis profesional I think, cialis profesional” Rupp offered. Cialis profesional “You have guys who have strong games, cialis profesional and they have one shift of not being good and it’s addressed. Cialis profesional I think that’s important. Cialis profesional There’s too many times I played on teams where a guy is in a position on a team or has a niche and is told to just go with it. Cialis profesional Maybe over a course of 20 games he’ll be good for us. Cialis profesional Well that’s not good enough, cialis profesional and here it’s not like that. Cialis profesional So if it’s kicking us off the ice for a minute or sitting one of our top guys for a couple of shifts, cialis profesional everyone is accountable and we understand you have to bring it every time you step on the ice.”

Cialis profesional That belief is not one that is held by Rupp alone. Cialis profesional Six days prior to Torts pulling his team of the ice, cialis profesional CBC’s Elliotte Friedman touched on a similar belief.

Cialis profesional In a January 3, cialis profesional 2012 blog, cialis profesional Friedman wrote, cialis profesional “New York head coach John Tortorella can be very tough, cialis profesional but it’s clear the Rangers respond to him. Cialis profesional Why? Several players say it’s because they respect the fact he treats every player the same, cialis profesional no matter where they fit in the lineup. Cialis profesional One added that if you have a couple of bad shifts in a row, cialis profesional he makes it clear you may not get many more.”

Cialis profesional While speaking to The Record’s Gross about the practice incident, cialis profesional Tortorella provided insight into why the coach was quick to dismiss Dolan’s talk about the Stanley Cup.

Cialis profesional In speaking about his team leaders and the trust he has in them Tortorella stated, cialis profesional “It has to be sustained in the room. Cialis profesional I trust this group. Cialis profesional I just don’t want it to slip. Cialis profesional We have so much more work to do with this club. Cialis profesional I just don’t want to get ahead of ourselves. Cialis profesional We’re heading down the right road. Cialis profesional I want to make sure we keep heading down the right road and not detour.”

Cialis profesional Things are going well, cialis profesional for now, cialis profesional and the future is looking promising. Cialis profesional Both Michael Sauer and Steve Eminger have resumed skating with the team, cialis profesional albeit both are wearing non-contact jerseys. Cialis profesional When both are healthy and cleared for game action, cialis profesional it is going to put the coaching staff in a tough, cialis profesional but desirable, cialis profesional position of having to decide who plays, cialis profesional who sits and who ends up in the AHL.

Cialis profesional This forthcoming depth on defense will put the Rangers in a position to strengthen their depth at forward. Cialis profesional While a top-six scoring winger would be a great addition, cialis profesional it will come at heavy price in terms or prospects, cialis profesional draft picks and future salary cap space.

Cialis profesional The Rangers need to tread lightly come the trade deadline. Cialis profesional On the plus side, cialis profesional they do have the option of jettisoning Wojtek Wolski’s $3.8 million cap hit to the AHL if the right player is available at the right price.

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