After scoring a career-high 24 goals last season, Brandon Dubinsky had high expectations for himself this season.

So did the Rangers, who signed the 25-year-old to a four-year, $16.8 million deal over the summer.

But the year hasn't gone as planned. Dubinsky has scored only one goal.

He's hoping that's about to change and his long shift at the end of Saturday's 3-2 win over Phoenix could be a sign that he's onto something.