Tag Archives: Alex Ovechkin

Revisiting Alex Mogilny after another snub

Alex Mogilny was not only a great finisher, but a terrific playmaker during a 16-year NHL career that remains overlooked by some clueless writers of the Hockey Hall of Fame. One day, he’ll make it. Getty Images It was a … Continue reading

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NHL suspends season due to coronavirus

We won’t be seeing cool goal celebrations like this anytime soon. AP Photo via Getty Images As expected today, the NHL decided to suspend the season due to the Coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused every sports league to pause … Continue reading

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Game #67 Mika Zibanejad Night! Becomes third Ranger to ever score five goals in a unbelievable 6-5 overtime win over Caps on Pride Night

Mika Magic: On a special night, Mika Zibanejad became just the third Ranger to score five goals in a game. His overtime winner on a breakaway gave the Blueshirts a huge 6-5 win over the Alex Ovechkin Caps at a … Continue reading

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Shesterkin getting close as Rangers face a must win versus Caps

Losers of three straight, the Rangers desperately need tonight’s game versus the Caps. With 16 games remaining, they trail the second wildcard Islanders by four points. By virtue of a point in a 3-2 overtime loss at Calgary, the Blue … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hockey Day In America

It’s Hockey Day In America. Well, really it was kick-started last night with the big outdoor game played between the LA Kings and Colorado Avalanche at the U. S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Stadium … Continue reading

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Shestyorkin to start tomorrow versus Kings, more Panarin 24/7 TV MSG redux, keep Kreider, Ovechkin chases Gretzky

With all the love Artemi Panarin has received, how come the Rangers and MSG don’t celebrate their history before 1970? When Sunday hits, it’ll be Igor Shestyorkin back in net to take on the Kings. David Quinn revealed the news … Continue reading

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What ‘If’

What if Theo Fleury hadn’t gone through all his struggles off the ice due to alcohol and substance abuse stemming from being sexually abused as a teenager by junior hockey coach Graham James? Prior to leaving Calgary, the very skilled … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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Game #69: Stupid Saturday – Rangers 4, Devils 2

Guess Derek’s finally as apathetic as me about both our teams’ meaningless late-season games. This is the gamble schedule makers take when you bunch four-five games with a team’s biggest rival from the last day of January on, if one … Continue reading

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Game #68: Frustrating Friday – Caps 3, Devils 0

This season’s gotten to the point where I’m actually surprised after hearing about a Caps three-goal win over the Devils that things weren’t worse. After all, with our AHL lineup I figured Alex Ovechkin and company could pretty much name … Continue reading

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