In 2008-9, Marian Gaborik had his second injury-ravaged season out of the last three. Therefore, take his Even Strength Total Rating with a grain of salt, given the small sample size. We do know that (given good health, of course) he will have a significantly positive ESTR (but we can expect his ESOR to be less positive and his ESDR to be less negative – see below).
What we can see by looking at some of the forwards in and forwards out of the Rangers’ roster is that there are a lot of eggs in the Gaborik basket. Lose the superstar Slovak, and there’s a whole lot of below average there:
|Even Strength Total Rating, Reg. season 2008-9|
|New York Rangers – Outgoing|
|New York Rangers – Incoming|
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