More new faces in town, but Rangers more guarded heading into new season

Updated: October 3, 2008, 4:56 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PRAGUE, Czech Republic -- Last season, a distinct buzz surrounded the New York Rangers as training camp ended. Management had boldly added top free-agent centers Scott Gomez and Chris Drury, and there was heady talk of a possible Stanley Cup parade, or at least a return to the Cup finals for the first time since 1994.

Fast-forward to this preseason and the buzz has definitely been muted, at least outside the Rangers' dressing room, as the team struggles to integrate a number of key ...

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