From Larry Brooks at The New York Post: The head coach of the Rangers likes to cite “numbers” when unable to provide a logical explanation for scratching players who have performed up to their capabilities. It’s “numbers,” John Tortorella said about why Enver Lisin is left out following strong performances. It’s “numbers,” the coach said about being Aaron Voros left in street clothes after doing everything asked of him. But you know what the “numbers” are? They’re $2.8 million, which is how much No. 87 Donald Brashear has on his two-year, over-35 contract. Those are the “numbers” that apply any time this tough-talking coach makes out a lineup with Brashear’s name in it. Click here for more. Unfortunately for the Rangers, numbers lie.

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