Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Are The Rangers Better Than The Islanders?

What are the reasons that the Rangers are a better franchise than the Islanders? How about 9 million of them.

Looking forward at the 2010-11 NHL season there is much doubt of where the salary cap will be.  Rest assured, it isn't going up, maybe will drop 10%, but I feel will stay where it is.

The Islanders have committed a cap hit of $9,255,067 for two players next season. One is Yashin who they continue to pay to float on the ice in Russia. The second player continues to rehab and hasn't played much in over a year in DiPetro.

The Rangers have committed $9,087,500 for four players next season with Kotalik, Callahan, Avery and Dubinsky.

This leaves the Rangers with $167,567 which can be allocated to Avery and Torts couples’s therapy bill in an attempt to reverse the neutering job that has occurred this season.  Oops. I just noticed that Avery has scored 2 big goals tonight.

One has to ask who is getting more bang for their dollar? Trade Roz at the deadline and/or off season and let the kids play.

The future looks bright in the City that never sleeps.

Potvin sucks!

           -  BlueNationLeafs


  1. Talking about The Islanders:: last night there were 61, yah, you read it right - SIXTY ONE - shots on goal by The Maple Leafs against The Islanders.

    Game ended 4/3 in overtime for The Islanders - of course.

    The last time this happened - with 61 shots on goal was in 1917!

    I do not know against whom or who was shooting.... So, a tie for this ignoble record, with no glory for The Leafs.... of course... Why would they change anything.

    Reporting from The Big Smoke,
    Fox : )

  2. Tavares is lighting up the team and their confidence, Fox -- but the Leafs are a hopeless case if you ask me (or any other Rangers fan) - but the truth is 61 shots and losing the game is a shamble. Thanks for the report, Fox.


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