Rangers' flaws exposed in the end

The Blueshirts need to make changes, and even their stubborn coach knows it

Updated: May 26, 2012, 9:24 PM ET
By Johnette Howard | ESPNNewYork.com

Coach John Tortorella wasn't about to finger anyone by name after the blood-and-guts way his New York Rangers team had just rallied and the crushing way their season abruptly ended Friday night, two wins shy of the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup finals since 1994. But he wasn't about to tell a lie, either, moments after the New Jersey Devils had eliminated the Rangers in overtime of Game 6 of their cross-river Eastern Conference battle.

Over the 20 playoff games the Rangers ...

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