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St. Louis laments slow start with Rangers

Mar 15, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT

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Martin St. Louis has had a slow start since joining the New York Rangers.

In six games with the Blueshirts, St. Louis has yet to score a goal and has two assists. As Larry Brooks of the New York Post shares, St. Louis is hoping to break out soon.

“I think my work ethic has been there but obviously the production isn’t,” St. Louis said. “I wish I had a few bounces but you have to earn those bounces and that’s what I’m trying to do. I’m going to work my way through this. Once I get going, I will get going.”

The Rangers are 3-2-1 since St. Louis joined the Rangers in the trade that sent former New York captain Ryan Callahan to Tampa Bay. While St. Louis has just two points, New York’s offense in general is hurting with 15 goals in the six games he’s played in.

St. Louis’ 63 points this season still has him in the Top 20 in the NHL in scoring. If/When he does get things going, the Rangers will benefit from it.

  1. lowenni - Mar 15, 2014 at 1:16 PM

    That quote is not “lamenting”

  2. grocerystick101 - Mar 15, 2014 at 1:27 PM

    Not sure why I always fall for these headlines. Nor do I blame you guys for using them; they clearly work.

  3. murtdurt - Mar 15, 2014 at 2:29 PM

    Maybe because he’s overrated? Stevie Y was a smart guy shipping this cancer north

    • pfhockey - Mar 15, 2014 at 11:58 PM

      First of all, he wasn’t a Cancer you moron. Nor is he overrated, he’s played most of the season on a line with rookies and really helped their development. Six games is a small sample size compared to the entire season. He didn’t kill any vibe in the locker room by not speaking about his trade amongst his teammates, that’s respect. And he believes the Bolts are in good hands, he is a bit humble. He basically put his family first in this situation and will make the Bolts better because of it. Stevie Y did get a fair if not good deal on the trade. So far the majority of the populous on this subject has been either mad at Marty or mad at Yzerman. And both sides are wrong in my opinion.

  4. rpiotr01 - Mar 15, 2014 at 2:50 PM

    No goals but he’s had a ton of chances. He has the yips a little bit right now, hopefully he gets over it. The creativity and hockey sense is unlike anyone else on the Rangers’ roster right now though.

  5. hockeyfan763 - Mar 15, 2014 at 3:34 PM

    Don’t forget his 2 assists were both game winning goal helpers. Big plays in big situations

  6. 19inarow - Mar 15, 2014 at 5:39 PM

    I’m an Isles fan and even I want to see him do well with the Rangers. I’ve seen so many past-their-prime stars jump the shark with this team; I really don’t want this to happen to MSL. His Napoleanic Complex has been a big part of his success; maybe proving himself in Manhattan is a little harder than he’d figured.

  7. banger60 - Mar 15, 2014 at 8:50 PM

    When he finally breaks out watch out!! Go Rangers!

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