Tag Archives: Canadiens

Greiss makes 52 saves to lift Islanders over Canadiens into second wildcard

Great goaltending can sometimes be enough to steal games. The Islanders can thank backup goalie Thomas Greiss for their 5-4 overtime win over the Canadiens at Bell Centre on Martin Luther King Day. His 52 saves were enough along with … Continue reading

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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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Rangers facing the gauntlet against Golden Knights

When the puck drops tomorrow night at MSG, the Rangers are facing the gauntlet when they host the Golden Knights. Vegas had a seven game win streak snapped in a tough 6-3 loss at the Islanders. A game that saw … Continue reading

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Game 12: Awful first period haunts Rangers in ugly 5-4 loss to Canadiens

I’ve been following this team a long time. I’ve witnessed some really bad teams and piss poor efforts. Never have I seen them come out so pathetic. They were comatose at the start of last night’s ugly 5-4 loss to … Continue reading

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All hail the King: Lundqvist’s 62nd career shutout highlights 2-0 win

Henrik Lundqvist recorded his 62nd career shutout (all w/@NYRangers) to move into sole possession of 16th on NHL's all-time list. #NHLStats pic.twitter.com/b9KPhY5Qda — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) October 9, 2017 We’ve seen this script before. Henrik Lundqvist gets pulled in … Continue reading

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Game 3: Vigneault at it already benching Chytil, 11 F 7 D vs Habs, Lundqvist vs Price

Well, it sure didn’t take Alain Vigneault long to sour on number one pick Filip Chytil. Having only played the talented 18-year old center less than 13 total minutes in two games, the stubborn coach will healthy scratch the kid … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple 🍎, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Anderson’s performance forces Game 7

New Post: The Senators keep silencing doubters. Malkin remains overlooked. 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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Something to think about

New Post: A look at the Rangers in the playoffs under Vigneault blown 2-goal leads, OT losses #NYR Continue reading

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