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The disappointing part of the Rangers rebuild

This is Lias Andersson in happier times after scoring his first NHL goal in late ’17-18. The Rangers have mismanaged him like past first round picks. AP Photo via Sporting News courtesy Getty Images On Sunday, the Rangers made two … Continue reading

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The Devil Dilemma

Andy Greene defends a Senator during a disappointing 4-2 home loss for the Devils. AP Photo by Bill Kastroun via Getty Images One of the real mysteries of the early season is the inconsistent play of the New Jersey Devils. … Continue reading

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Interesting thoughts from Brendan Smith reveals a lot about his character

Brendan Smith is one of the older players on the Rangers. At 30 years old, the veteran is the fourth oldest Blueshirt behind elder statesmen Henrik Lundqvist and Marc Staal, and role player Micheal Haley. Originally acquired from the Red … Continue reading

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Don Cherry comes clean

AP Photo Detroit Free Press via Getty Images By now, the hockey community knows that Don Cherry is no longer employed by Sportsnet. The less said about that network, the better. Ditto for lifelong partner Ron MacLean, who stood by … Continue reading

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The Lias Andersson Issue

Lias Andersson (with Brendan Lemieux above) has been handled poorly by the Rangers organization. AP Photo via Getty Images Imagine having the foresight to see ahead and plan for the future. This is exactly what the Rangers did in the … Continue reading

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The points are coming for Hughes

It took a while, but Jack Hughes has come around. The Devils number one overall pick struggled out of the gate by going without a point the first six games of his NHL career. There were some close calls. The … Continue reading

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A Devilish Mess

Pressure is already mounting for John Hynes only six games into the Devils season. AP Photo by Fred Kfoury III via Getty Images When they won the lottery and selected Jack Hughes first overall last June, there was plenty of … Continue reading

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Roenick has a point on these risky long-term investments

Truth be told, it’s a young man’s world in the NHL. If you are a player completing your entry level contract, there’s a good chance that if you perform well or show promise, you’re gonna get paid. For every Connor … Continue reading

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A hint of what’s to come

On the official first day of school for most people, the first sneak peek of what’s to come was on display at the Rangers practice facility. A little Vitali Kravtsov action at @NYRangers rookie camp. #NYR pic.twitter.com/saBLvbVLZZ — MSG Networks … Continue reading

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September is almost here! So is hockey.

It’s a wonderful Saturday morning in the land of the forgotten borough of Staten Island in the Big Apple. I drove around past Richmond Town to my favorite old bagel spot that I used to frequent some 26 years ago … Continue reading

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