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Examining the Svechnikov big hit on Lindholm versus Lindgren hit on Rakell

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, physicality intensifies. Hitting picks up. It’s that intense physical style which can have an impact on a series. Only three days into the 2022 NHL Postseason, we’ve already seen some heavy hits that have caused … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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First place no longer on the line Tuesday, health the key for Rangers in final week, NHL hypocrisy on injuries

It was a missed opportunity for the Rangers this weekend. Without forwards Andrew Copp and Filip Chytil, they lost to the Bruins 3-1 on Saturday. Combined with the Hurricanes sweeping the Devils and Islanders, the Rangers now trail them by … Continue reading

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Zibanejad’s power play goal with 16 seconds left gives Rangers well deserved one-goal win over Lightning, Blueshirts sweep season series from champs, Bruins and Panthers make big moves

For most of the night, the Rangers were powerless against the Lightning penalty kill. Given one more opportunity late in regulation, they made the most of it. Mika Zibanejad’s power play goal with 16 seconds left in regulation gave the … Continue reading

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As deadline approaches, Rangers must be careful not to go overboard

By show of hands, who had this team in second place with 79 points through 59 games? With a 37-17-5 record, the Rangers have had a splendid season. They entered Sunday tied in points with the Penguins, who take on … Continue reading

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A Rangers Pioneer Part I: Emile “Cat” Francis

On Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, the Rangers lost a legendary pioneer. Emile “Cat” Francis was a huge part of the Original Six franchise. He was 95. It was as a coach and general manager that he helped shape the team … Continue reading

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Emotional Shesterkin returns to lead Rangers to exciting 2-1 win over Bruins in unpredictable shootout, Miller gets winner

Twenty-four hours ago, there was a great college hockey game played up in Boston between Northeastern and Boston University. It was won by BU 1-0 on a late goal to lead the Terriers to the Beanpot Title on Monday night. … Continue reading

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Hockey Returns to The Garden, Rested Rangers host Bruins on ESPN Plus and local affiliates, Boston University wins Beanpot over Northeastern, Toffoli dealt to Flames, trade possibilities

Hockey actually will return to The Garden later tonight. Incredibly, the Rangers are finally playing a hockey game on Tuesday when they host the Bruins. Too bad it won’t be on MSG. UPDATE: Apparently, its one of those games where … Continue reading

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Game 666 very Devilish, The Rat strikes again, break up the Senators, Tuukka Rask announces retirement

The Devils played Game 666 on the NHL schedule last night when they visited Montreal. It was a good omen. Coming off a seventh straight defeat, they turned the tables on the woeful Habs by routing them 7-1. Montreal is … Continue reading

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The fallout from the sideshow between Panarin and Marchand overshadows reckless play by McAvoy

A day later, all the talk is centered around Artemi Panarin and Brad Marchand. Apparently, the Bruins’ star left wing said something that set Panarin off between the benches. Panarin just threw his glove at Brad Marchand 😂 pic.twitter.com/IcCWBiaiIU — … Continue reading

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