Monthly Archives: November 2018

Game #19: Islanders again beat the Rangers in wild 7-5 shootout

How would I describe the latest Rangers’ defeat at the hands of their kryptonite, the Islanders? Like this following their 7-5 home win on a snowy night that was highlighted by world beater Anthony Beauvillier’s first career hat trick. It's … Continue reading

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Game #17 – Devils 3, Flyers 0

Once upon a time, on a snowy, snowy night, @joeyandy19 scored his first @NHL goal! #NJDvsPHI pic.twitter.com/42Pli09z72— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) November 16, 2018 Much like most of the tri-state area I was unexpectedly snowed in tonight so for once … Continue reading

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Classic Rivalry continues tonight in Brooklyn

In less than an hour, the puck will drop on another installment of a classic rivalry. That’s always been the case whenever the Rangers and Islanders get together. A unique blood rivalry between New York teams that dates back to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Parity gives underdogs a chance in unpredictable league, Brodeur and Marty St. Louis inducted

A look at the current standings tells a story. The 2018-19 NHL season is unlike most. With few exceptions, most teams are struggling. Both the Capitals and Golden Knights would be out of the playoffs if the season ended today. … Continue reading

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Game #16 – Devils 4, Penguins 2

After a disasterous 1-6 road trip (with a whopping 34 goals allowed, I might add!) dropped the Devils under .500, I can’t say I was feeling too confident in any type of bounceback while making my trek to the Rock … Continue reading

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Game #18: The kids get it done in deserved 2-1 Rangers win over Canucks

"I'm happy I scored a goal, I'm happy we won the game. That was a great game, the fans are great." – #NYR Filip Chytil pic.twitter.com/cKH6Qv7ICe — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 13, 2018 The kids are alright. A classic … Continue reading

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Buchnevich out four to six weeks with broken thumb

When the Rangers skate against the Canucks at the top of the hour, they’ll do so without Pavel Buchnevich. As was feared, he suffered a serious injury to his hand in the shootout win at Columbus. Seen gripping his hand … Continue reading

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Game #15 – Jets 5, Devils 2

I posted the highlights of this game but that’s only about as much as I watched, specifically the latter part of the first period of our latest expected beatdown.  I opted to watch the political program The Circus during the … Continue reading

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Game #17: Vesey and Buchnevich star in wild 5-4 shootout win over Blue Jackets

Not every win is going to be a Picasso or Renoir. That’s precisely how to describe a wild 5-4 Rangers’ shootout win over the Blue Jackets at a loud Nationwide Arena. Twenty-four hours after losing in tough fashion to the … Continue reading

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Claesson replaces Smith in lineup tonight

When the Rangers take on the first place Blue Jackets tonight in Columbus, they’ll do so with a couple of notable lineup changes. One was anticipated while the other is not too surprising even if I don’t necessarily agree. Both … Continue reading

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