Monthly Archives: May 2018

New Rangers coach David Quinn is a hockey lifer

Yesterday at a press conference, David Quinn was introduced by general manager Jeff Gorton as the New York Rangers 35th head coach in franchise history. The 51-year old hockey lifer has been involved playing the game and coaching it since … Continue reading

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Rangers bring in a new era with hire of David Quinn

As the playoffs have gone on, it’s taken a while for the Rangers to find a new coach. After swinging and missing on Jim Montgomery, who reportedly turned down more money to stay in the Midwest and accept the job … Continue reading

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Lou to join Islanders as president of hockey operations

In a move that’s been rumored for a few weeks and reported yesterday by Arthur Staple of the Athletic website, the Islanders moved to hire longtime NHL exec Lou Lamoriello as their president of hockey operations, mere weeks after he … Continue reading

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Conference Finals Preview: Fresh blood good for NHL

Unlike the past decade that’s been largely dominated by the Penguins, Blackhawks and Kings who combined for eight of the last nine Stanley Cups, there’s fresh blood in the Conference Finals which start tonight in Tampa with the Lightning hosting … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Caps finally get better of Crosby Pens

It had to happen eventually. In a year where most pundits including myself wrote them off even after they won the Metro Division, the Capitals finally proved they were better than the Penguins. Indeed, the Ovechkin Caps are moving on … Continue reading

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Stamkos praises ex-Rangers vets following second round win over Bruins

Former Captain Brayden Point (@BraydenPoint19) had a goal in the Bolts 3-1 series clinching Game 5 win over Boston. Good luck to Pointer & the @TBLightning in the NHL Eastern Conference Final pic.twitter.com/vZoWOpNudL — Moose Jaw Warriors (@MJWARRIORS) May 6, … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Former Rangers having impact for Lightning

When Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller were traded to the Lightning at the very end of the trade deadline, they went from a hopeless situation on Broadway to a pressure packed one in Tampa. No stranger to deep runs in … Continue reading

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No Licking Allowed: The curious case of Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand remains a puzzling star player for the Bruins. A top 10 player who can impact the game in all three zones with his tenaciousness combined with speed and skill, The Rat was up to his old tricks during … Continue reading

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Rangers lose out on Jim Montgomery, Quinn staying at Boston University

The Rangers won’t be hiring Jim Montgomery as the next coach. That domino fell when Montgomery chose to stay in the Midwest and become the new coach of the Dallas Stars yesterday. The very successful college coach of the Denver … Continue reading

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Golden Knights and Sharks giving good show

So far, the second round has been much better than the first. With more evenly matched opponents, each series has a chance to go six or seven games. While the Lightning drew even with the Bruins last night, the Golden … Continue reading

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