Well, even if he is hitting 60% of his teams goals (yikes, that's a sad stat right there), he was expected to bring in 90 points per season - in other words, more than he has done by 2. Working off memory.
I'm not blaming Richards. Let me take a step back and say that I don't think this is Richards at all. I'm just saying that for a team with such high expectations, it has to be a very, very disappointing start. I would not be surprised if Torts has already gotten a warning call.
Were there really high expectations for the Rangers?
Richards was a nice addition, but not the missing ingredient to Cup challenger.
I saw them as a probable playoff team, not a lock.
Besides, every team in the league has a bad four or five game stretch, for some it's the first four or five.
I'd wait and see what they do in the next five or ten before getting too excited.
Wtf was TSN thinking when they broke for the Rypien tribute in the Penguins - Wild game with 7 minutes to go in the third period... then cut the tribute short and rejoined the game with a minute and a half left? Idiots...
God help the Winnipeg Jets... the Flyers game is just too painful to continue watching... This is enough to drive a man to drink...Even with the 9-8 win, this was, with the exception of the first period, a pathetic effort. I hope Claude Noel rips a new asshole for every one of them...