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Marian Gaborik enjoying bounce-back season

Marian Gaborik of the New York Rangers celebrates

Marian Gaborik of the New York Rangers celebrates his overtime goal against the New York Islanders. (March 11, 2012) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

During his exit interview last April, coach John Tortorella could sense Marian Gaborik's disappointment. "He was not happy with his year," Tortorella said. "He was not happy with people questioning him."

In an injury-plagued 2010-11, Gaborik, who had scored at least 40 goals twice and at least 30 six times, skated in 62 games and scored 22 goals.

The turnaround was noticeable in September....

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