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A Covid Shot to the playoffs, Vaccinated Rangers turn into the gang that can’t shoot straight in a brutal loss to grittier Penguins

Filip Chytil somehow missed this golden opportunity to score in a frustrating second period that swung the momentum towards the Penguins, who wanted it more in a 5-2 win that crushed the Rangers’ playoff hopes. AP Photo by Spittin’ Chiclets … Continue reading

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Blueshirts make too many mistakes in another loss to Penguins to spoil Kinkaid’s first start

Alright. I’ll come right out and say it. I’m sick and tired of losing to the Penguins. I could care less if the Rangers have been competitive in four of the five losses to our old Patrick Division rival. It’s … Continue reading

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Rangers implode following Zibanejad’s first even strength goal in bad 5-1 loss to Penguins

Kapanen having a heckuva game. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/m3ohNoZ0dZ — Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) March 8, 2021 It started out well enough. On Jacob Trouba’s first shift back from a broken thumb, he made a good defensive play to Pavel Buchnevich, … Continue reading

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Game #58: Zuccarello and Hayes boost value in 6-5 Rangers loss to Penguins, Deadline a Week Away

Zucc on his 2-goal effort and the #NYR comeback that fell just short vs. the Pens ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/hn6A3OHIpU — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 17, 2019 When you lose games, there are no consolation prizes. Sure. The Rangers didn’t quit … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Caps finally get better of Crosby Pens

It had to happen eventually. In a year where most pundits including myself wrote them off even after they won the Metro Division, the Capitals finally proved they were better than the Penguins. Indeed, the Ovechkin Caps are moving on … Continue reading

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Controversy makes NHL look bad in these playoffs

Controversy has surrounded too many games in these playoffs. The NHL looks bad for how some key decisions have impacted games on the big stage. Look no further than what took place over the weekend. Let’s start with Saturday night … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Johansen gets paid, Crosby biggest bargain

The latest big contract was handed out by the Predators. They gave an eight year deal worth $64 million to restricted free agent Ryan Johansen. The top center becomes one of the highest paid players. He’ll make an average of … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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Penguins win Stanley Cup

The Pens won their fourth Cup in convincing fashion defeating the Sharks 3-1 in Game 6. Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: Rangers and Penguins ready for Game 1

The Rangers and Penguins are ready for Game 1 of their first round series. How do they stack up? Continue reading

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