Tag Archives: Alexander Ovechkin

Vancouver fans show their love for embattled coach Bruce Boudreau, Cogliano pays former coach a compliment, hockey world supports popular coach

Sometimes, there are stories that involve sports that make you feel bad. I’m not referencing anything dire here. That’s a good thing. However, as Hasan noted in a well written hockey column on the Devils successful road trip, he also … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Rangers two for two in New Year: Back up victory over messy Cats with good third period comeback over Hurricanes, Canada versus Czechia for WJC gold, goalie interference reversal mars USA in ugly loss to Canada

So far in ’23, a lot has happened. So far, so good for the Rangers. After taking care of the messy Cats in a mind-numbing game on New Year’s Day during football Sunday, they had their best win of the … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers, WJC | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gallant: “We Were Garbage”

How to sum up tonight’s listless performance. “We Were Garbage.” Those were the accurate words of displeased coach Gerard Gallant on his team’s lackluster play in a 4-0 shutout loss to the red hot Capitals after the Rangers heard it … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers give fans a Christmas gift in comeback win over Islanders in final meeting, Gauthier and Goodrow spark eighth win in nine, Kakko gets winner to redeem himself, the ridiculous NHL schedule

Whenever the classic crosstown rivals get together, it makes for an entertaining game. Very early in the season, it was the Islanders who took the first two games from the Rangers including a third period comeback on Nov. 8 at … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Ovechkin makes history with hat trick to join Howe and Gretzky as the third member of the 800 Goal Club

NO. 8️⃣0️⃣0️⃣‼️ OVI KEEPS CLIMBING 📈 pic.twitter.com/DVQQqOYk1V — ESPN (@espn) December 14, 2022 On Tuesday night in Chicago at the United Center, Alexander Ovechkin launched himself into NHL history by becoming only the third player to join the 800 Goal … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Buchnevich returns to MSG as Blues visit tonight, Lafreniere improvement, Kakko injury update, Panarin concerns, the Fast Effect, what Drury must address

In a few hours, the Rangers will play host to the Blues at MSG. The game can be seen on TNT at 7:30 PM. That means face-off probably won’t be until 7:40 or so. Another reason to not be crazy … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Devils’ rally too late in frustrating one-goal loss to Caps, who sweep the season series, Palmieri expected to be traded

“For us, it was probably one of our better games against them. We just didn’t end up on top.” Hear from Zajac after falling to the Capitals 5-4 today. #NJDevils | @UnibetUS pic.twitter.com/KAW1kDVLCT — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 4, … Continue reading

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Foxy and Bread Man Special, Shestyorkin comes up big early in comeback win over Caps

Igor Shestyorkin gets a hug from Alexis Lafreniere. He deserved it. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images It was a strange night at 33rd and 8th. For starters, the Rangers looked dead in the early going against … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Revenge Served Cold! Zibanejad’s game-winner on Brenden Dillon gives Rangers a satisfying victory over Caps, Kinkaid makes 28 saves

Sometimes, the best way to get revenge is on the scoreboard. In a tight checking rematch that featured some big time goaltending from Keith Kinkaid with the game up for grabs, the Rangers got revenge against Brenden Dillon thanks to … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment