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Torts: We're not idiots


          The Rangers aren't uptight, even after blowing a 2-0 lead and losing 3-2 in overtime  to the Maple Leafs Saturday.

             ""The boys are loose," John Tortorella said. "There are breakdowns. Not nearly as many as everybody tends to talk about [with] this club, like we’re just a bunch of idiots out there playing."

           He also is sure the Islanders will be much tougher tomorrow night than they were in a 5-0 loss (in 3-D) at the Garden last Wednesday.

           "They know where we’re at. They’re right behind us. They’re going to be a better team. They are a better team. They came off the West Coast. I know they’re very well coached. They’ll be coming. They’re going to be right in our face. We have to prepare to play a stiff game against them."

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