Category Archives: Metro

Hockey Preview Part 1: Ranking the Metro Division

Believe it or not, we’re less than two weeks away from the start of a new season. A time for new beginnings. That’s especially true in the Metro Division, where as many as six of the eight teams should be … Continue reading

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The Metro Best

Who are the Metro’s best players? We’ll be going by position over the next week. Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Make Playoffs, could meet Rangers

Last night, the Blue Jackets made the playoffs for the second time in franchise history. They defeated the Stars 3-1 to clinch a postseason berth. In their first season moving to the Eastern Conference, they’ll have the chance to compete … Continue reading

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Pressure is on Rangers

With 12 games remaining, it all comes down this for the Rangers. Take care of business and they’ll be part of the 16-team postseason tournament this Spring. Based on tonight’s results, a word of advice. Don’t rely on anyone else. … Continue reading

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Three goal first send goon Flyers home

When you’re hot, you’re hot. Suddenly, the Rangers are back to playing consistent hockey. They continued their best stretch by dismantling the Flyers 4-1 at an energized Garden. The latest win moved them into a tie for second in the … Continue reading

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Lost in Buffalo

Early on last night it just had the feeling of one of those games we’ve seen too often as Devil fans the last couple of years…meaning yet another desultory 1-0, 2-1 loss, and sure enough that’s what happened in Buffalo … Continue reading

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Devils rebound by the margin of a shoulder against Isles

Playing an Islanders team sitting in last place in the Metro division with 29 points (second worst in the NHL, only above the Sabres with 24 points in the new Atlantic), you would figure last night’s primetime showdown on Long … Continue reading

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DeBoer, Devils still don’t get it

Let’s face it, the state of area hockey as a whole is laughably bad, no matter which corner of the local triangle you want to look at. ¬†In one corner, you have the Isles who have been buried in last … Continue reading

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A Birthday Dud

    How many have attended games on their birthday? The first one was a nice present from the Rangers on Dec. 8, 1995 when Brian Leetch set up Pat Verbeek for an¬†overtime winner on the power play over the … Continue reading

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Devils prepare for crucial back-to-back at the Rock

With a second West Coast trip on the docket next week, the Devils’ games tomorrow and Saturday at the Rock loom large toward keeping up the momentum they’ve built in taking seven out of a possible eight points in their … Continue reading

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