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Realistic Expectations for the New York Rangers

The word realistic is something that most Blueshirt fans don’t go by. Of course, there’s a lot of enthusiasm based on an exciting off-season. Why shouldn’t we be excited? I’m not going to be a Debbie downer here. I’m looking … Continue reading

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By signing Trouba for an average of $8 million over seven years, Rangers are under the pressure cooker

In the unforgiving sweltering summer heat here in the Big Apple, the insane combination of near century mark temperatures with high humidity has made it very uncomfortable for most New Yorkers. This weekend could see some record breakers during the … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How to spice up the NHL offseason

Let’s be honest. The NHL offseason has become boring and predictable. All the action takes place in the week leading up to July 1, which is basically the only day in free agency that’s hectic. It reminds me of that … Continue reading

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Free Agents can start talks tomorrow

With the Draft finally complete, attention will turn to free agency. Starting tomorrow, free agents can begin discussions with teams. TSN insider Bob McKenzie confirmed it with this unsurprising tweet. NHL UFA speaking period opens Sunday. Coveted free agent goalie … Continue reading

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Flyer insanity signing Hayes might impact Rangers with Kreider

I was gonna post this about three hours sooner. But a unfortunate panic episode had me recovering with a cold shower following a workout. So, I kept myself occupied doing stuff I needed to do here. What I’m about to … Continue reading

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How Trouba fell into Gorton’s lap

It never made any sense from the beginning. When the Rangers announced the trade last night for Jacob Trouba, the return the Winnipeg Jets got was for a better description, severely lacking. So, how did they only wind up with … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How the Jeff Skinner contract by Sabres sets up the market

IT’S DONE! We have signed forward Jeff Skinner to an eight-year contract with an average annual value of $9 million: https://t.co/X4sumuHW7H pic.twitter.com/Wwzk9qbPSk — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 8, 2019 The much rumored new contract for Jeff Skinner finally came to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: To Trouba or not to

As the calendar finally turns to June, there are at most four games left to play in the Stanley Cup. With Game Three in the books and the Bruins delivering a message to the Blues with a 7-2 blowout in … Continue reading

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Disappointing tournament for Lundqvist worrisome for Rangers

Nobody likes to be the harbinger of bad news. Especially when it comes to a star player who’s clearly seen their better days. Great players break down. It’s a hard reality for fans to accept. Even the legendary Willie Mays … Continue reading

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Is signing Adam Fox the right move?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about Adam Fox. A 21-year old defenseman who won’t be signing with Carolina after being a throw in as part of a good trade between the Hurricanes and Flames. Basically, it was two … Continue reading

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