Monthly Archives: January 2019

Game #46: Rangers respond with excellent 6-2 win over Hurricanes

It’s been a while since this team gave a complete 60-minute effort. The Rangers responded to coach David Quinn’s criticism by flat out dominating the Hurricanes with a resounding 6-2 home win at The Garden. This was their best game … Continue reading

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Game #46: Terrible Tuesday – Blue Jackets 4, Devils 1

Even after the Devils won two in a row heading into Columbus, I had zero confidence they would do any better than they’ve done in almost all of their recent games against the Blue Jackets, especially on a road back … Continue reading

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Game #45: Monday Madness – Devils 8, Hawks 5

Nope that score’s not a misprint…the 12000 or however many souls showed up on a Monday night to see two teams going nowhere might have expected an NHL hockey game, but instead pond hockey broke out. Which I suppose was … Continue reading

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Game #45: A furious Quinn blasts Rangers in 7-5 loss to Blue Jackets, Rick Nash Appreciation Night in Columbus the real Highlight

Earlier tonight, Jody Shelley caught up with Rick Nash. #CBJ pic.twitter.com/1sROfMWddL — Columbus Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) January 14, 2019 I had it all typed out until I didn’t. Damn copy and paste along with quick auto save drafts. I’m not … Continue reading

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Game #44: Zuccarello late goal gives Rangers hard fought 2-1 win over Islanders to earn split

Right place. Right time.#NYR get their first win in the Barclays Center off a Zuuuuuuucc goal! pic.twitter.com/RndCLV0qOM — MSG Networks (@MSGNetworks) January 12, 2019 Not every game is a Picasso or Renoir. When it comes to The Rivalry, sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Game #44: Showcase Saturday – Devils 3, Flyers 2

Who would have thought on a Saturday afternoon in mid-January that matchups involving the Devils playing the Flyers and the Rangers playing the Islanders would be a complete afterthought for three of the four teams involved? Honestly even with it … Continue reading

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Game #43: Tortorous Thursday – Leafs 4, Devils 2

After our previous two meetings with the Leafs this season resulted in 6-1 and 7-2 losses, I knew what was coming last night. I still had to attend the game to experience ’80’s night with a friend, but I warned … Continue reading

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Game #43: Rangers waste good effort in excruciating 4-3 loss to Islanders

There are losses, and then there are LOSSES. I don’t feel like explaining myself. When you give the kind of effort the Rangers put into a third period they dominated, and still lose in excruciating fashion, it speaks volumes about … Continue reading

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Struggling Rangers try to slow down wildcard chasing rival Islanders in home and home

The tale of two classic New York rivals is at the midpoint of a weird season. One where scoring is way up and the amount of parity is not good like Gary Bettman portrays. There just aren’t many good teams. … Continue reading

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Game #42: A better effort not enough as Rangers lose fourth in a row to Golden Knights, 4-2

The second half officially began the same way the first half ended. It’s not going to get any better. At least they competed tonight in Vegas. Unlike the past three losses with the previous two unwatchable, the Rangers gave a … Continue reading

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