4:08PM: Nick Kypreos said on Hockey Central at Noon Today that Stralman stepped up in the playoffs. Doug MacLean said that Marc Staal is a great guy to play with and you can bring in a cheaper guy and put him with Staal and then you have a good pair. Stralman benefited from that but give him credit too.
10:10AM: The Rangers are unable to give all of their free agents a raise but Anton Stralman is one player that they hope to retain. (Marc Spector)
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Tyler Dellow disagrees with the notion that just because Anton Stralman doesn't get many points he doesn't create offense. (Mc79hockey)
In the regular season, the Rangers controlled 56.5% of the 5 on 5 shot attempts when Stralman was on the ice and they also scored 53.1% of the goals when he was on the ice at 5 on 5. (ES)
In the playoffs, the Rangers controlled 49.6% of the 5 on 5 shot attempts when Stralman was on the ice but scored 61.5% of the goals when he was on the ice at 5 on 5. (ES)
In the regular season, Stralman started 31.6% of his 5 on 5 shifts in the offensive zone, 38% in the neutral zone and 30.3% in the defensive zone. (ES)
In the playoffs, Stralman started 25.3% of his 5 on 5 shifts in the offensive zone, 36.5% in the neutral zone and 38.3% in the defensive zone. (ES)