The New York Rangers have to be considered one of the big winners of free agency, until you remember that Rick Nash was acquired via a trade and not in free agency. Even still, the Rangers did use free agency to add veterans in key areas and to compensate for lost players.
The question is, did they do enough to overcome the problems that bounced them out of the playoffs during the Eastern Conference Finals?
Rick Nash certainly adds a missing element to the team, but the Rangers, despite their record, struggled in many areas in 2011-12, and consistently great play could only really be found between the pipes by Henrik Lundqvist.
Here are four potential problems the Rangers may face in this upcoming season: