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Hard Hits: Golden Knights are for real

All this to wish the team good luck the next few days 🤩 pic.twitter.com/8JQaW60pfv — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) April 14, 2018 In its amazing inaugural season that included a Pacific Division crown and 109 points, the Vegas Golden Knights … Continue reading

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Way to kick us while we’re down

I didn’t watch tonight’s game. I didn’t have to. Anyone with a brain knew the Wolf Pack had no chance against the Devils who are going to the playoffs no matter how inept Toronto is. If you don’t know what … Continue reading

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As Rangers get ready to end, Hall leading Devils to more big games

When the two sides of the Hudson rivalry collide tonight in Newark, they will be taking opposite paths. For while the Wolf Pack Rangers play out the string with three games left, Taylor Hall is leading the Devils to more … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Hart race, Ovechkin, Islanders

These are some of observations on the season which is drawing to a close in three weeks. Unless your team is making the playoffs, then this is about what I’ve seen. Some random thoughts: 1.The Hart race remains a hotly … Continue reading

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It’s not easy to watch former core players on another team

So this is what it’s like to feel conflicted. To be perfectly honest, it was very strange to see former Ranger captain Ryan McDonagh make his Lightning debut in that ugly dark navy blue jersey earlier today. There he was … Continue reading

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Stan The Man

Imagine living a dream as reality. That’s exactly what Stan Fischler has accomplished. Known as “The Hockey Maven,” Fischler has covered the sport since he worked for the Rangers in 1952. A inspiration to many including this writer who was … Continue reading

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It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday

“It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.”-Boyz II Men Who ever thought I would start off a hockey post with a memorable lyric from Boyz II Men in the early 90’s of my teenage fandom? However, it feels appropriate … Continue reading

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Rebuilding is the right move for Rangers

By now, we’ve seen the joint press conference where GM Jeff Gorton did most of the talking with Team President Glen Sather standing in support of the Rangers future. Even if the rare announcement which the team also tweeted as … Continue reading

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Who wants the two wildcards in the crowded Metro?

With the All-Star break concluding highlighted by Brian Boyle replacing Taylor Hall to represent the Devils to thunderous applause in Tampa from appreciative fans who support the courageous vet battling Leukemia, the question of the day remains the same. Who … Continue reading

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Playing Cody McLeod over Paul Carey is as absurd as Vesey on fourth line

Entering the season, we knew the Rangers weren’t tough. They added no one to address that area by design. Under Alain Vigneault, they play a certain way. A skating transition style who chooses quality over quantity in shots. By not … Continue reading

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