Category Archives: Column

The fallout from the latest call against Rangers and fan backlash

It takes a lot of incompetence to mess up games the way the NHL continues to. This isn’t only a Rangers problem. It’s a league issue that threatens to tarnish the great sport we’re so passionate about. Hockey is played … Continue reading

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NHL officials mess up another game

The final score read: Canucks 4 Rangers 1. To paraphrase what coach David Quinn had to say regarding an embarrassingly brutal five minute match penalty on Brendan Lemieux, he said they gift wrapped two Vancouver goals. Otherwise, he chose not … Continue reading

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Lias Andersson should play in these games

Sorry. There won’t be a recap of tonight’s 3-2 overtime loss in Edmonton. There’s no point. Speaking of which, that’s all the Rangers do these days is get one lousy point due to the lame NHL system. So, they’re now … Continue reading

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Rangers sitting Andersson and DeAngelo makes zero sense

I’m going to make this short and sweet. It’s an absolute joke that both Lias Andersson and Tony DeAngelo are sitting out for tonight’s game at Edmonton. What purpose does it serve the Rangers? They’re playing out the remainder of … Continue reading

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Why even bother rescinding the major call on Zibanejad?

A day following the unfortunate circumstance that went against the Rangers’ leading scorer Mika Zibanejad in a 1-0 loss to the Stars on Tuesday night, the league predictably rescinded the five minute boarding major penalty and game misconduct on the … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A Chaotic Return for Tavares, Sean Avery, and the Islanders

Unless you were living in a cave or on vacation without WiFi, Thursday night marked the long anticipated return of John Tavares to Long Island. The former Islanders captain got what was expected from irate fans when the Maple Leafs … Continue reading

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Introducing the newest Ranger: Brendan Lemieux

It’s rare that you practically beg your team’s GM to go get a coveted player. That’s precisely what I did just over two weeks ago in a poetic tweet on my Kovy274Hart account on Twitter. I would love to pry … Continue reading

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A heartbroken Lundqvist showed the human side of sports

One of the most unique player and teammate I ever played with. Brings so much to the table. Will miss you a ton! 😔My favorite moment as a Ranger, “We’re going to the finals!!” #36 #Zuuuuk pic.twitter.com/qMK5a54X21 — Henrik Lundqvist … Continue reading

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#ForeverZucc Saying goodbye and good luck to Zuccarello

“It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.”-Boyz II Men How do you say goodbye to someone you love and admire? Many of us are dealing with that the best way we know how. By saluting what Mats Zuccarello brought … Continue reading

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