Monthly Archives: March 2017

A Pens win clinches top 3, 1 point clinches top wildcard for Rangers

The Rangers take on the Penguins at the World’s Most Renovated Famous Arena tonight. It’s a match that doesn’t have much significance. The first of two against Pittsburgh at MSG with a rematch in the final regular season game on … Continue reading

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Patrik Elias officially retires

This has been inevitable for a while with Devils legend Patrik Elias having not played at all in the ’16-17 season after barely playing in 2015-16, but that doesn’t make today’s announcement of Elias’s retirement any easier to take.  From … Continue reading

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Ugly first period dooms fading Islanders

They had played so well since interim coach Doug Weight took over. It looked like the Islanders would make the playoffs for a second consecutive year, rallying around Weight. Since beating the Rangers and Penguins last week, it’s been a … Continue reading

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Rangers make playoffs, lose 5-4 to Sharks in overtime

With one point earned in a wild and crazy 5-4 overtime loss to the Sharks, the Rangers made the playoffs for a seventh straight year. While Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti propped that up as only they can for MSG … Continue reading

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Ducks quack the Rangers in third period outburst 6-3

Gordon Bombay would’ve been proud of Ryan Getzlaf in the #Ducks quacking of #NYRangers Continue reading

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Stepan remains a constant for Blueshirts

New Column: Why Derek Stepan is still a key Blueshirt #NYR #DerekStepan Continue reading

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Prince Raanta blanks the Kings in Rangers 3-0 shutout

If Henrik Lundqvist is King Henrik, then Antti Raanta is Prince Raanta. That’s what I’ve been calling him lately. All he does is play well in net. With Lundqvist missing another game, Raanta made his eighth consecutive start and pitched … Continue reading

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Hungrier Islanders own MSG again with 3-2 comeback win over Rangers

When you have a wounded opponent down, you have to step on them. When it comes right down to it, the Rangers never finish anyone on what’s supposed to be home ice at MSG. Instead, they let opponents get up … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Desperation time for Islanders in visit at Rangers

Tonight marks the final regular season meeting between bitter New York rivals the Islanders and Rangers. The big game will take place at MSG in an NBC Sports Network exclusive on Rivalry Night. That means the later start time of … Continue reading

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The Good, Bad and Ugly: Crosby and Ristolainen

In yesterday’s Penguins/Sabres game, there was the good, bad and ugly in Buffalo. Let’s start with the good. The good obviously being the game’s best player Sidney Crosby scoring one for the highlight reel. How about a one-handed backhand goal … Continue reading

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