4 Reasons New York Rangers Will Be the Stanley Cup Favorites in 2012-13

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4 Reasons New York Rangers Will Be the Stanley Cup Favorites in 2012-13
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The 2011-12 season for the New York Rangers can be described in many ways, but the one fitting adjective is eye-opening. 

The Blueshirts made a quantum leap in development, from a team that barely made the playoffs a year before to a team that lead the Eastern Conference for half a season and ended up two victories away from their first Stanley Cup Final appearance since 1994.

The ending may have been of bitter heartbreak for New York fans who wanted the magical ride to continue, but the future is bright on Broadway and that's what fans need to keep in mind as the hockey season grows closer to ending.

Once that happens, experts and fans alike will start to examine which teams will be back in the postseason in 2012-13 with the best chance of winning Lord Stanley's prize.

Here are four reasons why the New York Rangers should be the Stanley Cup favorites next season.

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