John Tortorella benches Marian Gaborik

Updated: January 17, 2011, 12:30 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Rangers' power play has not been jelling, but that seems to be the least of the team's worries at this point.

Right winger Marian Gaborik hasn't scored in his last eight games -- and it's gotten to the point where he's become non-existent.

Midway through the second period on Sunday night, head coach John Tortorella -- wanting to send a message to his Slovakian Sniper -- benched Gaborik, sitting him after just five shifts. The 28-year-old played ...

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