Tag Archives: Canada

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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Legendary voice of hockey Doc Emrick hangs up the microphone

To the Voice of Hockey, HOF broadcaster, and friend, congratulations on an amazing career! Enjoy your retirement! #ThankYouDoc pic.twitter.com/dfnTavFvjK — Martin Brodeur (@MartinBrodeur) October 19, 2020 The year has been a trying one for so many people. In spite of … Continue reading

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Georgiev gives up late goal to Myers in tough loss to Canucks, Rangers go 0 for 3 in Western Canada, Kreider Appreciation, Vancouver Retro 90’s Night invokes memories

Marc Staal battles a Canuck along the boards. AP Photo credit Vancouver Canucks via Getty Images Encouraging is that unlike the first two games, they played well in Vancouver. However, the Rangers still managed to lose a tough one to … Continue reading

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Led by Kevin Lankinen, Finland takes gold at World Championships

As it turned out, nobody had better team chemistry than Finland. It didn’t matter that they lacked proven NHL stars. Suomi more than made up for it with good overall play and stellar goaltending from hero Kevin Lankinen. That was … Continue reading

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Jack Hughes has best game in Team USA elimination at Worlds

It was quarterfinal day at the World Championships in Slovakia. Two of the four games went to overtime. Three were decided by a goal. That included Team USA against Russia. A game won by the more skilled Russians, 4-3. It’s … Continue reading

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Keeping track of the WJC 2019

In case you’re not up to speed, the 2019 World Junior Championship is here. Three days of preliminary action have already been completed. This year’s marquis hockey prospect event is taking place in Vancouver. Games can be seen on NHL … Continue reading

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Tis The Season: Christmas brings the World Junior Championship

Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas you filthy animal! That part in Home Alone is epic. Whatever you celebrate, tis the season. Falalalalalala LaFontaine! Speaking of which, legendary Buffalo Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret is doing okay following a scare during the … Continue reading

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