Nashville Predators defeat New York Rangers, 2-1

The Rangers' modest goals for the next four days are to go into the Olympic break intact, in good spirits and with a few points in their pockets.

They've got a long, long way to go.

With lone star Marian Gaborik sitting out with a leg laceration, the Rangers' smarts and discipline were in absentia in Wednesday night's 2-1 loss to the Nashville Predators. It was the Rangers' eighth defeat in their last 10 games - the last four by one-goal margins.

After a day in which...