Daily Archives: January 31, 2021

The end of the road for selfish DeAngelo, who may have played his final NHL game

Following up the shocking news of the Rangers placing Tony DeAngelo on waivers, I wanted to post my final thoughts on what happened. If you’re interested in hearing what I have to say, please refer to my Pushing Buttons podcast … Continue reading

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Devils circle the wagons in Buffalo

Riding a three-game losing streak heading into this afternoon’s rematch with the Sabres, the Devils got even more bad news before the game when Kyle Palmieri was placed on the COVID list, joining Travis Zajac (added yesterday) and Mackenzie Blackwood … Continue reading

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Rangers put DeAngelo on waivers

The Rangers have placed Tony DeAngelo on waivers. He is making an average of $4.8 million on the salary cap and signed through 2022. Not on ice today: DeAngelo (waivers), Johnson (day-to-day, lower body), Blackwell (7-10 days, upper body) and … Continue reading

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A telling quote from Chris Kreider

Following the overtime defeat to the Pens, Chris Kreider perfectly summed up why the Rangers lost. Hint: It had to do with the style they rely too much on. A style that isn’t conducive to winning hockey games. “That’s just … Continue reading

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Devils fall to Sabres in shootout despite resilient effort

On Saturday afternoon up in Buffalo, the Devils battled back to grab a point against the Sabres. Ultimately, their effort wasn’t good enough to get the second point in a 4-3 shootout loss. Despite dropping a third straight game, there … Continue reading

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Rangers latest loss to shorthanded Pens self inflicted

no pic.twitter.com/qT0sVJwcaS — Rangers on MSG (@RangersMSGN) January 31, 2021 So much for all the enthusiasm over Alexis Lafreniere scoring his first NHL goal in an exciting overtime win. It was back to reality for the Rangers tonight. They suffered … Continue reading

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