Tag Archives: Canada

Unlikely defensemen step up for Blueshirts, Gallant in protocol, Panarin back, dilemma for NHL continues due to Canada

On Saturday night, the Rangers defeated the Ducks 4-1 at The Pond. It might not be called that anymore. But that’s way better than whatever cockamamie corporate sponsor their arena is named after. To say I hate that crap would … Continue reading

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Canadiens pause through Jan. 6 including AHL affiliate Laval while show goes on in Minnesota for frigid Winter Classic

In the most unsurprising news ever to start 2020 +2 a New Year, the Montreal Canadiens announced that they’re pausing activity through January 6. That also goes for the Laval Rocket of the AHL. The Canadiens and the Laval Rocket … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Eve Bash! Goodrow celebrates return in style, Zibanejad beats champion Lightning in shootout, Rangers overcome sluggish start to end 2021 with a good win

Gerard Gallant is enjoying New Year's Eve. (via @RTaub_)pic.twitter.com/nLJ3AouHpp — Rangers Videos (@SNYRangers) January 1, 2022 This was an irate Gerard Gallant getting his money’s worth before a critical face-off with over two minutes left. He sure had his say … Continue reading

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Truthful commentary from frustrated players on Canada’s strict rules hurting NHL, questions persist on adjusting COVID Protocol

With another game postponed as NHL play resumed tonight, there’s no end in sight to the COVID issues hurting the league. While other major sports such as the NFL and NBA revise their rules to make recovery quicker for asymptomatic … Continue reading

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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

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Montreal Canadiens advance to their first Stanley Cup Final in 28 Years

The Montreal Canadiens advanced to their first Stanley Cup Final in 28 years. They did it last night in dramatic fashion by defeating the Golden Knights 3-2 in overtime of Game Six before 3,500 screaming Habs fans at Bell Centre. … Continue reading

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Rangers sign first round pick Braden Schneider to AHL contract, Devils re-sign Jesper Bratt

In some more local hockey news, both the Rangers and Devils made interesting moves. Each signed a young player. One will be on an NHL roster as expected while the other will get their first taste of pro hockey in … Continue reading

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Rangers prospects score nice goals, tracking WJC ’21 and some NHL notes

With both the KHL season and U20 World Junior Championship going on, there’s more hockey for fans to gloss over. That means plenty of highlights from games and enough time to track your team’s prospects. Thus far, the IIHF WJC … Continue reading

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A good change by NHL on offside rule, the crazy Rangers schedule, Kucherov surgery and WJC

One of the biggest gripes over the past few years was how often the offside challenge overturned goals. My view on it was when it’s obvious, that’s what it’s there for. When it becomes confusing for both players, coaches and … Continue reading

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Three Rangers prospects invited to Canada’s World Junior Championship selection camp

It’s basically the witching hour for hockey fans. In a normal year, there’d be NHL games and a new season underway. However, the new abnormal is upon us due to the pandemic. So, we’re in the off-season with unsigned free … Continue reading

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