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HARD HITS: What can be learned from the Islanders’ run

It’s not too often I write about a bitter rival. However, the Islanders made it impossible not to devote a few posts to them due to their great run in these very unpredictable and strange Stanley Cup Playoffs. Give credit … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of fallen heroes

Rangers captain Mark Messier shakes the hand of a FDNY firefighter during an emotionally charged scene before the home opener versus the Sabres at MSG on October 7, 2001. On the 19th Anniversary of 9/11, I still have this numbing … Continue reading

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Lafreniere will be nice, but Rangers must address center situation and improve depth

As this strange summer has gone on with the Conference Finals finally beginning during Labor Day Weekend, one thing stands out. In order to have success, you need the horses to go far. Also a bit of luck. Just ask … Continue reading

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The Trotz Islanders getting it done against the Vigneault Flyers

#Isles take Game 3, 3-1, and a 2-1 series lead over the Flyers. Last time the Islanders won two games in a second-round series was 1993. — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) August 30, 2020 The last time the Islanders were in … Continue reading

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Hockey acted accordingly during social justice crisis

Let me start off by saying that the point of this blog is to post about the sport of hockey. When we moved on from the Battle of New York to Battle of Hudson, it was originally with the idea … Continue reading

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An Islanders Summer?

As exciting as the Rangers winning the NHL Draft Lottery is with top rated prospect Alexis Lafreniere on tap this October 9, Blueshirt fans now have another concern. One which we don’t want to think about. Picture the bitter blood … Continue reading

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Horvat leads Canucks past Blues

Captain Canuck: Bo Horvat celebrates his overtime winner to put the Canucks up 2-0 on the defending champion Blues. AP photo via Getty Images With one great Quinn Hughes outlet and one splendid Bo Horvat breakaway goal past Jordan Binnington, … Continue reading

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The Doomsday Scenario thanks to playoff shockers, Lafreniere Drawing today

Alexis Lafreniere (right) is the projected top pick. A lucky loser will be rewarded in Part Two of the NHL Lottery today. Getty Images If anything has been learned from the unique expanded format that’s featured eight best-of-five Qualifying Series, … Continue reading

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Next year, Quinn must put Kakko in a position to succeed

By show of hands, how many of you thought Kaapo Kakko had a good first year? The highly rated Finnish right wing was a disappointment for the Rangers, who were only too happy to grab the future scorer second at … Continue reading

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Rangers must learn from loss how to become a more complete team

AP Photo via Getty Images They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” One close look at the one above illustrates the difference between a battle tested team of Hurricanes and a disjointed one like the younger Rangers that … Continue reading

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