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About Derek Felix

Derek Felix is sports blogger whose previous experience included two stints at ESPN as a stat researcher for NHL and WNBA telecasts. The Staten Island native also worked behind the scenes for MSG as a production assistant on New Jersey Devil games. An avid New York sports fan who enjoys covering events, writing, concerts, movies and the outdoors, Derek has scored Berkeley Carroll basketball games since 2006 and provided an outlet for the Park Slope school's student athletes. Hitting Back gives them the publicity they deserve. From players, coaches to administrators, it's a first class program. In his free time, he also attends Ranger games and is a loyal St. John's alum with a sports management degree.

Round Two Series Preview: Rangers vs Senators

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MacArthur sets up Rangers/Senators, Johansson sets up Pens/Caps

Some great 2nd round series coming in the East. Pens vs Caps. Rangers vs Sens

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Rangers fans owe Dan Girardi an apology

New Post: Dan Girardi had a excellent first round.

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Lundqvist outplays Price in big first round win

Entering the playoffs, the lingering questions still were being asked. Could Henrik Lundqvist put behind the worst season of a brilliant career? The proud 35-year old Swedish King answered it loudly. In resounding fashion, he outplayed Carey Price in the … Continue reading

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The Lundqvist Save on Weber

Sometimes, words don’t need to be expressed over a great player. Henrik Lundqvist has and still is great. Don’t believe me? Ask Shea Weber after this absolute rocket of a one-timer that Lundqvist got with his outstretched glove to rob … Continue reading

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Blues advance over Wild in OT, Vezina candidates named

Before puck drop for a huge Game 6 between the Canadiens and Rangers at MSG, here are a couple of notes to pass along. The Blues eliminated the Wild by defeating them 4-3 in overtime at Excel Energy Center in … Continue reading

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Game 6 Rangers look to advance versus Canadiens

Tonight is one of those nights where the fans will be into it before face-off. The Rangers look to advance versus the Canadiens in Game 6 at what should be a loud MSG at 8 PM. This is the game … Continue reading

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Zibanejad wins it in overtime!!!!! NYR lead MTL 3-2

I still cannot contain my excitement over this game. The Rangers got it done. They dominated overtime in one of the toughest buildings to pull out a huge 3-2 overtime win over the Canadiens at Bell Centre. Mika Zibanejad’s goal … Continue reading

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Overtime in Game 5

So they’re starting overtime at Bell Centre. It’s tied 2-2. I am anxiety driven and nervous as can be. Next goal wins. And maybe it decides the series. This has been a very tight and intense Game 5 as expected. … Continue reading

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Ducks Quack the Flames

One team has advanced. The Ducks quacked their way past the Flames by winning 3-1 at the Calgary Saddledome in Game 4 to complete a four-game sweep. So, my Stanley Cup pick is looking Mighty good right now. The difference … Continue reading

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