Monthly Archives: January 2021

Lafreniere and Miller provide insight on what they learned from a tough NHL debut

There they were for all to see at MSG under the lights. Well, for most of us anyway, we had to settle for watching on TV and listening to Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti call the action of the season … Continue reading

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Misguided Blueshirts punish DeAngelo for first game

Maybe it shouldn’t be so shocking. The Rangers clearly don’t like Tony DeAngelo. It doesn’t matter that he led the defense in basically every offensive category. He gets no love from half a foolish fanbase that’s so far removed from … Continue reading

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Opening Night: Bruins beat Devils 3-2 after shootout

During training camp, the Devils’ team slogan was ‘eNJoy the ride’ with an accent on the NJ logo for t-shirt purposes. As corny as it might have sounded at first blush, there was a very real message in it…this season … Continue reading

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Islanders take sloppy Rangers to school

⭐️ #ISLES STARS OF THE GAME! ⭐️ pic.twitter.com/L9WKBJ1wwp — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 15, 2021 If this were a prize fighting match, they would’ve stopped it early. It wasn’t even close. The Rangers stumbled and fumbled literally against a … Continue reading

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Zibanejad in for tonight’s season opener versus Islanders

The countdown's on. pic.twitter.com/uPZAuT2BHm — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 14, 2021 The last time the Rangers faced the Islanders, it was electric at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island. The Islanders had rallied to force overtime in a huge match. … Continue reading

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Opening Night thoughts

Well, the NHL is finally back in the Metro area tonight after a number of games around the league last night, as all three locals return to the ice tonight with the Devils taking on the Bruins at the Rock … Continue reading

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New look Rangers even younger headed into 2021 season

Expectations will be much higher for new starting goalie Igor Shestyorkin and a young, talented Rangers roster featuring top pick Alexis Lafreniere and former first round pick K’Andre Miller. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Twitter Copyright 2021 This … Continue reading

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NHL ’21 Division Rankings and Playoffs

These are just rankings based on what I think. In a 56-game season where there could be Covid positives, pauses and player movement at the trade deadline, a lot can change. Keep that in mind. Only four teams per division … Continue reading

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New NHL Season Starts Up

Following a lengthy wait, hockey finally is back. A new NHL season starts up later today with five games on the schedule. It even features an early bird special with the Flyers and Penguins doing battle in Pennsylvania at 5:30 … Continue reading

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Unsettled camp adds to questions surrounding Devils’ 2021 season

With hockey finally set to return in the next couple of days, I should be excited to see my team play for the first time in ten months. In general there’s always a lot of optimism going into a season … Continue reading

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