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Pressure is on for underachievers

Rangers' Richards, Nash need to step up under new coach

Updated: September 26, 2013, 11:45 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

10 players with something to prove this season:

Brad Richards, New York Rangers

The former playoff MVP managed to collect 34 points in 46 games after the lockout came to an end, but Richards struggled mightily in the postseason with just one goal in 10 games before being made a healthy scratch in the Rangers' second-round series against the Boston Bruins. There was much discussion about whether Richards would be bought out of the balance of the nine-year deal he signed in the summer ...

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