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HARD HITS: A remarkable first round finishes with a stunning comeback and another shocker

So, you thought you knew it all when it came to the hockey. Not when it came to the first round of these playoffs. A remarkable round concluded late Wednesday night. There’ll be no repeat. Following the craziest third period … Continue reading

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Ovechkin is my hero

This was Alexander Ovechkin near the conclusion of the Capitals losing to the Hurricanes in Game Six at Carolina. His reaction was priceless. Alex Ovechkin slashes Saku Maenalanen, applauds the penalty call and gets ejected pic.twitter.com/cnijrY8PcE — Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) … Continue reading

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AV meets Gritty, The crazy first round continues

Okay. So, Alain Vigneault and the Flyers are a strange fit. It’s gonna be interesting to follow for Ranger fans. The good thing for us is it’s from a distance. That makes it easier. We don’t have to concern ourselves … Continue reading

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Cheap shots, Suspensions and Overtime

Day Four of the NHL Playoffs was chaotic. You had three Game Two’s go to overtime. You also had cheap shots and suspensions. One was handed out to Nikita Kucherov for his idiocy. He will serve a one game ban … Continue reading

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Marner leaves Rask and Bruins in dust

It’s funny. But I find myself intrigued by the NHL Playoffs so far. Even though I swore I wouldn’t do it, here I am caving in. I guess it’s the passionate hockey fan in me. What caught my eye on … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: First Round and Beyond

As we already know in this space, there’s no playoffs for either the Rangers or Devils for the first time ever. This is the first time since Colorado relocated to New Jersey that that’s happened. It’ll be a quiet Spring … Continue reading

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Blueshirts stand up to Capitals in wild overtime loss

Str🥊me pic.twitter.com/GYiX6umsaK — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 24, 2019 A day following the first domino to fall in popular teammate Mats Zuccarello, the Rangers showed that they wouldn’t be bullied by the Capitals in a wild 6-5 overtime loss … Continue reading

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The first place New York Islanders

☝️☝️☝️ #YesYesYes pic.twitter.com/6npSA8zTjo — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) January 19, 2019 A quick glimpse of the standings and you’ll probably do a double take. Maybe even a triple take. METRO DIVISION 1.New York Islanders 47 GP 28-15-4 60 Pts 26 … Continue reading

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Who’s responsible for the Devils mess?

They gave it the old college try late. But a desperate Devils rally fell short against the Capitals tonight. Instead, goals from Nico Hischier and ex-Cap Marcus Johansson weren’t enough to prevent a pair of empty netters from Alexander Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Game #24: Bad finish to good game for Rangers in 5-3 loss to better Capitals

Sometimes, you run into the wrong opponent. Saturday’s home matinee was a clear case of that with the younger Rangers giving the defending champs a good game, but like the first meeting, they lost to the better team. The Capitals … Continue reading

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