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Panarin takes ‘Leave of Absence’ due to smear campaign from former Russian coach, how losing Panarin impacts the Rangers

In a earth shattering story Larry Brooks of the New York Post broke early on Monday that became headline news, Artemi Panarin has taken a ‘leave of absence’ from the Rangers to deal with a horrible rumor spread by a … Continue reading

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The development of the kids is a process for Rangers

By now, you’ve seen the numbers. They don’t lie. There is no way to explain what’s happening with Alexis Lafreniere. 15 Games Played 1 Goal 0 Assists 1 Point -7 Rating 2 Penalty Minutes 21 Shots Since getting the thrilling … Continue reading

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Eye Raising Quotes on bad loss to Devils

If the 5-2 loss the Rangers suffered to the Hudson rival Devils weren’t bad enough on Tuesday night, so too were the eye raising quotes that came from Chris Kreider and Mika Zibanejad during the Zoom Conference. If it’s true … Continue reading

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New York Post’s Larry Brooks gets DeAngelo to break silence, puts end to irresponsible blog’s unsubstantiated rumors

I’ll be 100 percent honest here. For as long as I’ve rooted for this team, Larry Brooks has been around for all of it. A veteran reporter of the New York Post, he’s been there since the beginning. The Hockey … Continue reading

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Without Panarin, now is the time to find out about Lafreniere

When the Rangers skate against the Bruins tonight at MSG for the second time in three days, they’ll be without star forward Artemi Panarin. The left wing suffered a lower-body injury when he got tangled up with Chris Wagner in … Continue reading

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Georgiev moves on from DeAngelo altercation the right way

AP Photo via Getty Images In many ways, one of the cool things to admire about Alex Georgiev is his poise. Since joining the Rangers, the birthday boy who blows out 25 candles when he makes his first start since … Continue reading

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A haunting realization for hockey fans

This was the picture at an empty MSG earlier as players warmed up. Another night of 🗽 here at MSG #NYR pic.twitter.com/cE8Q6RaNmc — Vince Z. Mercogliano (@vzmercogliano) February 8, 2021 The music might be the same. But the building isn’t. … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Rangers to find out about Libor Hajek, McDonagh/Miller trade still haunting organization

It’s Groundhog Day! Here in Staten Island, the good news is Staten Island Chuck didn’t see his shadow. This despite all the snow we got in the metropolitan area. With the fun out of the way if you believe in … Continue reading

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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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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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