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Day One of the Free Agent Frenzy: As predicted, Trocheck signs with the Rangers, Halak the new backup, Copp heads home and Strome out West, Gaudreau turns down Devils for Blue Jackets, The best contracts of July 13th

Day One of free agency didn’t disappoint. The July 13th FA Frenzy featured almost every big name. There were so many signings that it may as well have been a carnival. Even with the late news that Evander Kane stayed … Continue reading

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Free Agent Predictions

For fun, I decided to make some free agent predictions for the July 13th class. The NHL FA Frenzy period officially kicks off at 12 noon. Before I get to guessing where players will land, Evander Kane is staying put … Continue reading

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The excitement of free agent frenzy begins Wednesday, Avalanche lock up Nichushkin, Malkin stays, Gaudreau leaving, Rangers likely to lose Copp and Strome, qualify Kakko

As we draw closer to midnight before July 13th, there will continue to be many discussions on potential available players who could hit the market on Wednesday. The free agent frenzy officially begins tomorrow afternoon. With that in mind, it’s … 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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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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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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The Good, Fun and Eh of All-Star Weekend: Hughes and Zegras highlight Skills Competition in Vegas, Metro takes All-Star Game

On Friday and Saturday, the NHL held All-Star Weekend in Vegas. It didn’t disappoint. Especially the Skills Competition that aired on both ESPN and ESPN Plus. With the marquee event in Vegas, they went all out to create some intriguing … Continue reading

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All-Star Kreider leads the way as Shesterkin eats Sharks up for shutout in return, Braden Schneider scores in NHL debut

Following a brutal loss to the Kings on Monday night in Hollywood, the Rangers bounced back by besting the Sharks in an entertaining 3-0 win in San Jose. The victory allowed them to split the Western part of the five-game … Continue reading

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Blueshirts Flying high following latest win over Flyers, Kakko stays hot and Shesterkin stands tall, time to get rid of Georgiev

One positive characteristic about Gerard Gallant is he tells it like it is. Following a the latest win, the coach was honest in his assessment of the Rangers’ 4-1 victory over the stumbling Flyers last night. They played great up … Continue reading

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Flyers spell the end for underwhelming Rangers, top stars MIA, Shestyorkin hung out to dry, Zac Jones makes NHL debut

This was it. At least for the postseason chances. You can forget it. The Rangers followed up an awful loss to the Islanders with an underwhelming performance in a 3-2 home loss to the Flyers at 33rd and 8th. Don’t … Continue reading

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