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Groundhog Day for Blueshirts, A Message on Parkland tragedy and racist idiot Hawks fan

When you’re bad, losing becomes a constant. It never is something you get used to as a player. Listening to a downcast Henrik Lundqvist on the postgame in my car courtesy MSG radio on ESPN 98.7 FM, you can feel … Continue reading

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The effort is there for younger Blueshirts

Sometimes, things don’t always go according to plan. For the 2017-18 New York Rangers, that’s been the case. More was expected out of the revamped roster GM Jeff Gorton put together. However, the lack of center depth and a strong … Continue reading

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The Rebuild is 2-0

Since making the announcement that they were officially rebuilding last week following last Wednesday’s Boston Massacre, the Rangers are 2-0. After Brendan Smith cleared waivers, Neal Pionk was recalled from Hartford along with John Gilmour due to captain Ryan McDonagh … Continue reading

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Rebuilding is the right move for Rangers

By now, we’ve seen the joint press conference where GM Jeff Gorton did most of the talking with Team President Glen Sather standing in support of the Rangers future. Even if the rare announcement which the team also tweeted as … Continue reading

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Playing Cody McLeod over Paul Carey is as absurd as Vesey on fourth line

Entering the season, we knew the Rangers weren’t tough. They added no one to address that area by design. Under Alain Vigneault, they play a certain way. A skating transition style who chooses quality over quantity in shots. By not … Continue reading

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Rangers Miserable Road Tour Almost Complete

After losing to the Avalanche and Kings with the latter leaving a all too familiar bad taste, the Rangers continued their miserable road tour last night with a third straight loss. This time, shots weren’t a problem. They had over … Continue reading

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Rangers Week In Review: Inconsistency and Mediocrity leads to one conclusion

Since my last post, the Rangers have played four games winning the first two and losing the last two. That included tonight’s latest fiasco at Staples Center against their kryptonite the LA Kings. A all too predictable and typical incomplete … Continue reading

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With losing streak at three, desperate Blueshirts recall Peter Holland and send down Boo Nieves

Much has been made of Alain Vigneault’s lineups during a up and down season. With the Rangers in a slump having dropped three in a row in bad fashion, he’s now desperate enough to turn to Peter Holland. Acquired from … Continue reading

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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 lose big in Vegas

Plenty of fans made the trip to the sunset strip to cheer on their favorite team in Vegas. A destination I could be soon visiting in a month. The Rangers let down a lot of fans with another disjointed performance … Continue reading

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