It's been an interesting 2013-14 season for the New York Rangers.
After a brutal nine-game road trip to start the season, the Rangers seemingly had found their way in November.
But December has been rough and now the Rangers sit out of the playoff race with a 16-17-1 record.
What is this team? Are they a playoff squad? Can they reach the lofty heights that many—myself included—thought they could reach during the offseason?
What are the biggest storylines surrounding the team? And which ones are destined to never go away?
We'll dive in and tell you, after the jump.