Category Archives: Battle News

Confirmed: Devils fire Hynes

AP Photo by NHL.com via Getty Images It’s officially over for John Hynes in New Jersey. Following an explosive tweet sent from NJ.com’s Chris Ryan that the embattled Devils coach could actually be behind the bench for tonight’s home game … 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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Staal to miss at least two weeks due to ankle procedure, a message for misguided fans

When coach David Quinn indicated to reporters that some players were ‘banged up,’ he wasn’t kidding. Apparently, Marc Staal was one of those players. The veteran defenseman had minor surgery to repair an ankle infection that stemmed from what else … Continue reading

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A scoring change on Buchnevich goal

After further review, the NHL made a scoring change to the goal Pavel Buchnevich scored during last night’s 4-2 Rangers win over the Hurricanes. What looked like the right wing’s third goal of the season on a great individual effort, … Continue reading

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Georgiev will be in net again tomorrow, Zibanejad update

Fresh off the hot press. Beat reporter Rick Carpiniello of The Athletic updates that Alexandar Georgiev will make his third straight start tomorrow when the Rangers host the Senators at MSG. https://mobile.twitter.com/RickCarpiniello/status/1191044998067871750 This isn’t a surprise. Georgiev made 32 saves … Continue reading

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People who celebrate Marc Staal’s demise are frauds

For the first time this season, Marc Staal will be a healthy scratch. It’ll be rookie Ryan Lindgren taking his place. Marc Staal is scratched tonight for the Rangers. — Colin Stephenson (@ColinASteph) October 29, 2019 I want to emphasize … Continue reading

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Kravtsov signs with Chelyabinsk Traktor for one year, Early observations on Kakko

Vitali Kravtsov returned to Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL. It’s not a big deal. Plus some hard hitting thoughts on Kaapo Kakko and Igor Shesterkin. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy tsn.ca On Monday, Vitali Kravtsov made it official. He … Continue reading

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Rangers recall Chytil and Lindgren and why it’s not a big deal

Fans are celebrating the recall of Filip Chytil and Ryan Lindgren from Hartford. Such is life on NYR Twitter. A crazy place where people go from down to up to down again rooting for this team. OFFICIAL: Rangers have recalled … Continue reading

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Дас вы Даная Кравтсов: Goodbye for now Kravtsov

Vitali Kravtsov is leaving Hartford to go back to Russia to play for Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL. Whatever the reason, that’s where he wants to be. So, he will spend the remainder of the season playing for a team … Continue reading

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Jack Hughes scores his first NHL goal

It finally happened. Jack Hughes scored his first career NHL goal for the Devils. Fittingly, it came with his team facing older brother Quinn Hughes and the Canucks this afternoon in Newark. The top pick got it on the power … Continue reading

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