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HARD HITS: A Father’s Day Hockey Celebration

By show of hands, how many fans got into hockey due to their Dad’s? It might not apply to all. But there are certainly plenty of hockey fans who love the sport because our fathers taught us about it. On … Continue reading

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Never Say Die Blueshirts gave us something special

As I sit here listening to and enjoying a classic show from Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood from MSG back in February ’08 in a time I went with Dad to see them, I’m in a moment of reflection. Love … Continue reading

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Chytil and Strome are in for Game Five

When the puck drops for Game Five tonight, both Filip Chytil and Ryan Strome are in. Per #NYR Coach Gallant, Ryan Strome and Filip Chytil will be in tonight. — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 9, 2022 That’s a relief. … Continue reading

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Reaves sums up the significance of Game Three later today

In a few hours, the Rangers and Lightning will drop the puck on Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa. It’ll be an opportunity for the Rangers to grab a stranglehold of the series. If they can win … Continue reading

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The Excitement Is Real

Who else can’t contain their excitement about tonight? It’s been a long time since this team played in the second round. Honestly, it feels like much longer than five years. So much changed since then. The Letter. The commitment to … Continue reading

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Panarin’s remarkable shot that defied logic, A truthful quote on these Blueshirts, Second Round set to begin tomorrow

Artemi Panarin and the #NYR take the back page of today’s @nypost pic.twitter.com/tLxQ1bI9q4 — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) May 16, 2022 A night later, let’s get to why I couldn’t believe the overtime winner Artemi Panarin scored to beat the Penguins … Continue reading

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Lack Of Transparency From Sullivan Typical Of NHL Issue

How many times does a key player get hurt in a playoff series and nobody has any clue when they’re returning? Way too often. The lack of transparency from coaches is counterproductive. It leaves teams guessing about their availability for … Continue reading

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Do or Die tonight with season on the line

There’s no tomorrow. That’s a line from Rocky III. Apollo Creed’s words for Rocky as he trains for the rematch with Clubber Lang certainly apply to tonight’s game. It’s do or die. Facing playoff extinction following a nightmarish Game Four, … Continue reading

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Blueshirts can send message to banged up Pens by winning Game Three

The reality of tonight’s Game Three is that it’s a chance for the Rangers to send a message. Facing a banged up Pens who are being carried by one of the game’s greatest players in Sidney Crosby, they enter Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Examining the Svechnikov big hit on Lindholm versus Lindgren hit on Rakell

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, physicality intensifies. Hitting picks up. It’s that intense physical style which can have an impact on a series. Only three days into the 2022 NHL Postseason, we’ve already seen some heavy hits that have caused … Continue reading

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