Category Archives: Column

Couturier’s hat trick and five points while hurt overshadow Guentzel’s four goals

Sometimes, the NHL Playoffs demonstrate how courageous these players are. The level of pain threshold they play through is unreal. Patrice Bergeron once played with a broken rib and separated shoulder in Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: First Round lacking usual bite

HARD HITS By Derek Felix Always #LeafsNation A post shared by Toronto Maple Leafs (@mapleleafs) on Apr 21, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT Normally, the first round of the NHL Playoffs has a couple of riveting series. This year has been … Continue reading

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Devils must overcome devastating loss on controversial hit to keep season alive

Coming off a epic Game Three highlighted by MVP candidate Taylor Hall’s three points in a huge 5-2 victory before a raucous environment at The Prudential Center, the Devils suffered a devastating loss in Game Four to the Lightning on … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Golden Knights are for real

All this to wish the team good luck the next few days 🤩 pic.twitter.com/8JQaW60pfv — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) April 14, 2018 In its amazing inaugural season that included a Pacific Division crown and 109 points, the Vegas Golden Knights … Continue reading

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Devils learn a valuable lesson in Game One

Chipping away.#NJDvsTBL | #NowWeRise pic.twitter.com/FFNlwjVfNc — x – New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 13, 2018 It was their first game in quite a while. For the first time since 2012, the New Jersey Devils officially returned to the NHL Playoffs … Continue reading

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Kinkaid is big reason the Devils are back in playoffs

By show of hands, how many fans who root for the Devils had them making the playoffs? We know the experts didn’t. Myself included although I don’t get paid to cover the great sport of hockey. Nobody believed except my … Continue reading

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Way to kick us while we’re down

I didn’t watch tonight’s game. I didn’t have to. Anyone with a brain knew the Wolf Pack had no chance against the Devils who are going to the playoffs no matter how inept Toronto is. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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As Rangers get ready to end, Hall leading Devils to more big games

When the two sides of the Hudson rivalry collide tonight in Newark, they will be taking opposite paths. For while the Wolf Pack Rangers play out the string with three games left, Taylor Hall is leading the Devils to more … Continue reading

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Focused Kreider should be considered for Rangers’ next captain

The final home game was full of mixed emotions like the classic Rolling Stones hit. Following a unbelievable pregame ceremony in which NYPD Officer Conor McDonald presented Henrik Lundqvist with the Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award, the Rangers organization paid … Continue reading

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A emotional return for three former Blueshirts

Before the puck drops for tonight’s match between the Lightning and Rangers at The Garden, there’s sure to be plenty of emotion for three former Blueshirts. Dan Girardi, Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller will take the ice as a visitor … Continue reading

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