Nash makes Rangers Cup favorites

With John Tortorella watching from above at the Rangers' training facility in Greenburgh on Thursday, Brad Richards centered a line with Rick Nash on one side and Marian Gaborik on the other. Now, we realize Tortorella changes lines as fast as any coach in the league, but watching this trio fly by on the ice sparked a reminder of exactly what this trade meant to the Rangers.

They were already a Stanley Cup contender without Nash; now they become a Stanley Cup favorite.

For the rest of Custance's take on why the Rangers will challenge for the Cup, click here (Insider)

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