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Can NY Rangers Bring Back The Cup!

  The NY Rangers organization has managed to make their team a stanley cup contender right to the start but can they achieve the ultimate goal among a league with exceptionally strong balance opponents?  Last time the rangers touched and glanced at the cup, it was back 11 years ago 1994 where Mark Messier stood with a deep smile, overly excited with the stanley cup!   This year pressure is put on the high salary of the team such as seigei Federov, keith tkachuk, scott niedermayer, doug weight!  If they can transport this team to a constant high level during the season only then they will justify their acquisition.  The biggest concern of the NY Rangers is their rookie players that will surround the veteran.  How well can they perform under pressure of playing on the second, third, 4th line?  How well can alexander Daigle play on the first line?  can he demonstrate his true caliber of a high pick or he will be crushed under pressure?

One thing for sure, the NY Rangers has a tremendous depth in center position with Federov, weight, nieuwendyk, and jim dowd..  not only they are top notch centermen but their leadership will contribute to the team success during this season.  With mikka kiprusoff in net we are not allowed to think less than a spot in the conference final if not the stanley cup.  CAN THEY BRING THE CUP HOME AGAIN?  time will tell.