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Tough Lineup gets exposed by Ovechkin, Caps in forgettable Season Opener

This was one to forget. It’s a good thing the Rangers have another game tonight when they play host to the Stars in the home opener. Everything that could go wrong did in a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Caps … Continue reading

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Chytil wraps up preseason in style with a hat trick in win over Islanders, Strome leaves game with hand injury

In what was the final warmup for the Rangers before it all begins for real on Wednesday at the Caps on TNT, Filip Chytil made a statement by posting a hat trick in a wild 5-4 overtime win over the … Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist retires after 15 NHL seasons

As sure as I am that Derek will eventually post a Lundqvist remembrance piece worthy of his NHL HOF career, I’m just as sure it’s near impossible for him to do it today, on what’s surely an emotional day for … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game Five for Islanders/Penguins, Bruins finish off Capitals, Oilers’ meltdown in The Peg, Plus Rick Middleton ranks as worst Rangers’ trade ever

It was a week ago that there was a lot of excitement for fans of 16 NHL teams. Now, we’re down to 14 with two more teams facing elimination tonight. The Avalanche are already waiting for the Golden Knights, who … Continue reading

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John Davidson returns to Blue Jackets, Playoff observations on Bruins/Caps, MacKinnon and latest Kadri cheap shot

Everyone knows how good a person John Davidson is. That didn’t change after he and former Rangers’ GM Jeff Gorton were fired by Garden CEO James Dolan. As expected, Davidson kept it classy in thanking the Rangers for the opportunity … Continue reading

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Line Brawl highlights Fight Night at Garden as gutty Blueshirts respond to Wilson and Caps, Oshie hat trick deals a fourth consecutive loss

The talk all day centered around what would happen following the ridiculous antics of Tom Wilson in an ugly loss on Monday. On just a wild and wacky Wednesday that saw both John Davidson and Jeff Gorton lose their jobs … Continue reading

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A good news, bad news kind of weekend for the Devils

First, let’s get the bad news out of the way – it was a lost weekend for the Devils on the ice as they went pointless in both games, losing 3-2 to a desperate Sabres team on Saturday and 4-3 … Continue reading

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Lafreniere and Zibanejad score in key win for Rangers over Capitals, Strome goal and assist

Getty Images Courtesy New York Rangers Earlier this afternoon, the Rangers made it two in a row in the win column. They went into DC and handled the Capitals 4-1. It’s a game I didn’t watch. Instead, I listened to … Continue reading

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Bitetto’s rare goal highlights Rangers’ win over Capitals

"It was magical." Anthony Bitetto on his first @NYRangers goal: pic.twitter.com/QYJKwosdv0 — Rangers on MSG (@RangersMSGN) February 5, 2021 When he got the call on Monday, Island Park native Anthony Bitetto couldn’t have been more excited. The defensive defenseman had … Continue reading

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Mackenzie Blackwood on COVID list, out for tonight

#NJDevils Mackenzie Blackwood will not play tonight against the Islanders now that he is on the COVID-19 protocol list, per a team spokesman. No further update on his situation at this time. — Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) January 21, 2021 In … Continue reading

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