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Looking Ahead: How the ‘18-19 Rangers stack up

It’s never easy to assess a rebuilding team. Coming off their worst season in over a decade, the Rangers are a team in transition. Expectations aren’t that high as in years past. Fans should be realistic about what to expect. … Continue reading

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Awful job by the Rangers bridging Spooner while disrespecting Hayes

Let’s be honest here. You’re telling me it makes sense to bridge two unproven players you acquired last deadline to identical contracts?!?! I’m not buying it. It was bad enough the Rangers gave the inconsistent Vladislav Namestnikov two years at … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hayes is the best center on the Rangers, Pay him!

Let me start off by saying what’s been on my mind for a while. How long exactly? Try since February of last season. There are many different perspectives on what needs to happen going forward for the Rangers. I’m here … Continue reading

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Are the Rangers in or out on the Karlsson trade?

Last night, rumors swirled that Ottawa and Tampa Bay had agreed in principle to a trade involving Erik Karlsson. Of course, it was refuted by reliable TSN source Elliotte Friedman. Getting denials on a Karlsson trade….we'll just have to let … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Ovechkin and Caps silencing critics

Through three games of the most unpredictable Stanley Cup Final, it’s Alexander Ovechkin and the Caps needing just two more wins to capture the franchise’s first Cup. In a virtuoso performance following a bizarre introduction from game show host Pat … Continue reading

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Stamkos praises ex-Rangers vets following second round win over Bruins

Former Captain Brayden Point (@BraydenPoint19) had a goal in the Bolts 3-1 series clinching Game 5 win over Boston. Good luck to Pointer & the @TBLightning in the NHL Eastern Conference Final pic.twitter.com/vZoWOpNudL — Moose Jaw Warriors (@MJWARRIORS) May 6, … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Former Rangers having impact for Lightning

When Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller were traded to the Lightning at the very end of the trade deadline, they went from a hopeless situation on Broadway to a pressure packed one in Tampa. No stranger to deep runs in … Continue reading

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No Licking Allowed: The curious case of Brad Marchand

Brad Marchand remains a puzzling star player for the Bruins. A top 10 player who can impact the game in all three zones with his tenaciousness combined with speed and skill, The Rat was up to his old tricks during … Continue reading

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Controversy makes NHL look bad in these playoffs

Controversy has surrounded too many games in these playoffs. The NHL looks bad for how some key decisions have impacted games on the big stage. Look no further than what took place over the weekend. Let’s start with Saturday night … Continue reading

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Couturier’s hat trick and five points while hurt overshadow Guentzel’s four goals

Sometimes, the NHL Playoffs demonstrate how courageous these players are. The level of pain threshold they play through is unreal. Patrice Bergeron once played with a broken rib and separated shoulder in Game 6 of the 2013 Stanley Cup Final. … Continue reading

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