May 5, 2021; New York, New York, USA; The game between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers starts with a line brawl one second into play at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Bennett/POOL PHOTOS-USA TODAY Sports
The New York Rangers 2019-2020 season will forever be remembered for the Tom Wilson incident. There’s been a lot of debate as to just how much it has affected the Blueshirts’ decisioning since it happened.
While some believe Tom Wilson broke the Rangers, I contend it woke them up and expedited some of the roster moves made this offseason.