The Rangers are good, but the Capitals are hotter. It just may be a battle of regression in Round 1.
NYR Team Metrics: Elite is a tender word, however Lundqvist is its current definition.
The Rangers have been getting better by the numbers to compliment Lundqvist's fantastic play.
Rangers Team Metrics: Still not all there, but getting better.
New York Rangers Stats: ESPN's Clutch Performance Indicator
A possible explanation to Dubinsky's struggles so far.
An update on the New York Rangers advanced metrics.
While we can come to some conclusions from the chart after the jump, this post is more informative than anything. With that said, I would like to preface that information with some quick thoughts...
Rangers Analysis: Individual Scoring Chances