Monthly Archives: December 2015

Moore’s go ahead goal gives Rangers win over Lightning

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Alain Vigneault got his wish. With Kevin Hayes a healthy scratch, his team showed more urgency earning a 5-2 road win over the Lightning. It snapped a eight-game road losing streak. It was their … Continue reading

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Rangers visit Lightning in final game of 2015

Later tonight, the Rangers visit the Lightning in the final game of 2015. Having dropped eight straight away from MSG (0-6-2), they will face the team that beat them in a emotionally draining Eastern Conference Final. It still hurts. That … Continue reading

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Vigneault criticizes “healthy scratch” Hayes

I’ve been all over Kevin Hayes for a while. It’s no secret that the second-year forward has been a huge disappointment for the Blueshirts. His struggles continued in Monday’s 5-3 road loss at Nashville. He was minus-one and lost seven … Continue reading

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Rangers lose again on the road

The Predators celebrate a goal against a deflated Henrik Lundqvist. He’s now allowed 18 goals on 134 shots in his last 4 road appearances. AP Photo by Mark Humphrey/Getty Images In a game I caught the tail end of, the … Continue reading

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Hynes puts Devils on notice

For weeks I’ve been harping on the Devils’ up and down effort level and the fact that there has until today been little accountability for it. ¬†After the Devils’ post holiday blues in yet another bad loss on Saturday (this … Continue reading

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USA shutout by Sweden 1-0

In the second game of the preliminary round, Team USA was shutout by Sweden 1-0 at the U-20 World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland. Two days after beating Canada 4-2 in the opener, the Americans were unable to beat Swedish … Continue reading

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Christmas brings in World Junior Championship

Merry Christmas to hockey fans. Here is a preview of USA and Canada for the WJC tomorrow in Finland. Continue reading

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Game Preview: Rangers host Ducks in Hagelin’s return

In what’s the final game before the holiday break, the Rangers host the Ducks in a battle of slumping teams. Anaheim enters the second of a back-to-back fresh off a 5-2 loss to the Islanders in Brooklyn. Former Blueshirt Carl … Continue reading

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Caps humiliate listless Rangers 7-3

It was already bad enough. Just call the latest defeat Capital Punishment. After they took a 3-1 lead, a listless Rangers allowed six unanswered goals in a humiliating 7-3 loss at MSG. It was their 10th loss in the last … Continue reading

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Vigneault’s starting lines for Caps ridiculous

For tonight’s game against the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals, coach Alain Vigneault has shuffled the deck. When the Rangers take on the Caps at the top of the our at MSG, he’ll go with an odd lineup. At least Viktor Stalberg … Continue reading

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