Monthly Archives: November 2019

The disappointing part of the Rangers rebuild

This is Lias Andersson in happier times after scoring his first NHL goal in late ’17-18. The Rangers have mismanaged him like past first round picks. AP Photo via Sporting News courtesy Getty Images On Sunday, the Rangers made two … Continue reading

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Devils waive Schneider

Six and a half years ago is a long time, but somehow it does seem like just yesterday when I was at the Rock for the 2013 NHL Draft as Lou Lamoriello pulled a fast one on everyone and traded … Continue reading

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A child shall lead them

So what is a team to do when their best player is stuck on two goals finding new and creative ways to not score, their so-called best defenseman has been MIA, their veteran goalie has proven to be useless and … Continue reading

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Game #18: David Quinn’s explanations make no sense following frustrating loss at Panthers

I’m past the point of having patience. A lot of what David Quinn says is hogwash. He did it again following a extremely frustrating 4-3 loss at the Panthers. Forget about how well Artemiy Panarin, Ryan Strome and Jesper Fast … Continue reading

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Free Lias

It’s as simple as this. Through two periods, Lias Andersson has played a grand total of six shifts against the Panthers. That’s 3:13 of ice time in two periods for the 2017 seventh overall pick the Rangers took as part … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Hockey Message

Tonight is a extremely busy Saturday Night for hockey. In fact, 30 of 31 teams are in action. That included a few afternoon games. Carolina defeated Minnesota earlier in overtime on a goal from sizzling sophomore Andrei Svechnikov. I knew … Continue reading

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Game #17: Lightning strikes for Rangers in humiliating fashion, Chytil and Panarin bright spots along with a point on Georgiev

Ondrej Palat celebrates his goal that made it 4-0 as the Rangers were embarrassed by the Lightning 9-3. AP Photo by Chris O’Meara via Getty Images courtesy Newsday This one was ugly. If it were the old days in elementary … Continue reading

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Crickets chirping in Newark

NHL.com has this video clip of last night’s ‘highlights’ as nine minutes long.  I beg to differ, and not just because I’m salty over the Devils’ latest fiasco at the Prudential Center.  Even when the Devils had a 2-1 lead … Continue reading

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The Devil Dilemma

Andy Greene defends a Senator during a disappointing 4-2 home loss for the Devils. AP Photo by Bill Kastroun via Getty Images One of the real mysteries of the early season is the inconsistent play of the New Jersey Devils. … Continue reading

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Interesting thoughts from Brendan Smith reveals a lot about his character

Brendan Smith is one of the older players on the Rangers. At 30 years old, the veteran is the fourth oldest Blueshirt behind elder statesmen Henrik Lundqvist and Marc Staal, and role player Micheal Haley. Originally acquired from the Red … Continue reading

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