The team was painted preseason Stanley Cup favorites, with nearly every hockey writer penciling them in to be the last team standing.
The Rangers then went on to win three of the next four before picking up another loss Thursday night, again at the hands of the Penguins.
So what exactly have the Rangers done wrong or done right thus far this season? Which facets of their game are lacking and which components still need to be addressed?
After the jump, we'll take a look at the Rangers' early-season stock report, highlighting different areas of the game and some specific players.