Category Archives: Column

The Rangers are a lost cause

It took a lot of games to reach this point. Since a poor start, the Rangers picked themselves up and played their way back into playoff contention. Even without Mika Zibanejad for a period, they did well enough to make … Continue reading

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Rangers show grit in big 3-2 overtime win over Bruins

Grit is something that hockey fans appreciate. The Rangers don’t have your classic guys in that department. They make up for it with heart and determination along with resiliency. In a back to back situation on short rest with a … Continue reading

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Good Guy Rick Nash delivers clutch goal in key win for Blueshirts over Kings

We’ve gotten to know him for a while. Ever since Rick Nash was acquired from the Blue Jackets in the summer of 2012, he’s been a exceptional Ranger. The admirable 33-year old veteran forward isn’t the scorer he once was. … Continue reading

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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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Despite frustration, going to games still fun for this Ranger fan who sits in the Blue Seats

For those of you who enjoyed Friday night’s Rangers 5-1 win over hapless Carolina at MSG, it was fun to be at. It’s always nice to attend home games. These days, I don’t get out to as many as my … Continue reading

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The Rangers have no backup goalie

By now, it’s fairly obvious that the Rangers are a one goalie team. Based on the current situation, they’ll go as far as Henrik Lundqvist takes them. Thus far, he’s started 22 of 25 games including 13 straight. The recent … Continue reading

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Boyle Strong, Kids and Gibbons underdog story make Devils fun again

It’s been quite some time since the Devils were good. Most of the names on the backs of the jerseys have changed since the ‘11-12 run to the Stanley Cup Final. Only captain Andy Greene remains. Long gone are Ilya … Continue reading

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Happy Turkey Day! Rangers Thankful For Stuffing Their Way Back Into Division Race

Happy Turkey 🦃 Day everyone! We hope you’re enjoying your Thanksgiving with loved ones. It truly is a day to be thankful for what we have because not everyone is so fortunate. I’m thankful for my family, friends and a job … Continue reading

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Rangers have center weakness that must be resolved

By show of hands, who actually thought Mika Zibanejad would be a point-per-game replacing Derek Stepan as the top center? Well, with nine goals and 10 assists for a team-leading 19 points in the first 19 games, at least there’s … Continue reading

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With five wins in a row, Rangers righting the ship despite imperfections

They’ve now won five in a row. After a dreadful beginning that put Alain Vigneault’s job in jeopardy, the Rangers have suddenly caught fire with the current longest winning streak in the league. It started with a superb performance in … Continue reading

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