Keith Yandle isn’t what you’d call a defensive stopper. There are times he doesn’t exactly play what you’d call “defense.”
But luckily, the New York Rangers’ Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning has produced 25 goals in the last three games, which means this is a decidedly more comfortable style for Keith Yandle than the one that had him looking out of place for the last several weeks.
“I think in this series I've felt probably at my best and most comfortable, and I kind of feel like it's coming together,” said Yandle on Saturday, ahead of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final on Sunday night.
“I think against a team like this we know everyone has to be a key part and a big part of our offense. To get chances everyone has to be able to make them play. I think for me it's just using my legs and trying to get up in the play as much as possible.”
Yandle had a goal and two assists in the Rangers’ 5-1 rout in Game 4, to go along with two helpers in Game 3. HeRead More »from Keith Yandle thrives in the chaos in Rangers vs. Lightning