The Mouth shouts to Ranger fans everywhere “Have no fear the Czech PP Cavalry is here!” which he feels has come to the rescue in the form of 30 year old Right Wing Ales Kotalik.
The Rangers signed Kotalik as a UFA when they inked him to a 3 million per season 3 year deal. Kotalik’s specialty is playing the point on the Power Play and he should add a nice stimulus package to last seasons Rangers bankrupt man advantage gross national goals product. Wall Street metaphors aside, Kotalik is a nice signing and will surely will shore up the Broadway Blues in several ways.
Kotalik although not physical is a grinder who likes to cycle the puck deep and is also a former teammate of Ranger Captain Chris Drury. Perhaps Kotalik will revive Drury a bit , but more importantly Ales will bring in the much needed Power Play help the Rangers so sorely require combined with the ability to stupify Ranger Fans with his booming slapper.
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