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Telling quote from Gallant following third period debacle leaves more questions than answers for fragile Rangers

The Rangers lost a game today to the Oilers 4-3 at MSG. It’s the way they lost that drew plenty of boos from the capacity crowd and criticism ln social media circles. Blowing a three-goal lead after two periods on … Continue reading

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Mets ’86 hero Orosco tells great story on Old-Timer’s Day, Zibanejad ranked in top 10 centers by NHL Network

On a warm August day in Flushing, the Mets held their first Old-Timer’s Day since 1994 ironically, one ’86 hero had a great story to tell. As it turned out, he shared a unique connection to the Rangers. During the … Continue reading

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Czar Igor crowned as Vezina winner at NHL Awards, Shestyorkin finishes third for Hart a decade after Lundqvist, Matthews sweeps the Hart and Lindsay, Makar edges Josi for Norris, Drury up for GM of The Year

On Tuesday night in Tampa Bay, Igor Shestyorkin was recognized by most normal general managers when he easily won his first Vezina as the league’s best goalie at the NHL Awards on ESPN. An absolute no-brainer. Igor Shesterkin has won … Continue reading

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Second Round: Hurricanes come back to take Game One over Rangers 2-1 in overtime, Aho ties it late, Cole wins it, Chytil gets only goal, Good effort wasted

This one was tough. In the first game of the second round series, the Rangers dropped Game One to the Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime. Ian Cole scored the winner at 3:12 to help the Canes complete the comeback. They lead … 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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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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What a difference two months make for improved Blueshirts, Lafreniere and Miller emerging after win over Oilers

It was two months ago that they met the same opponent at Edmonton. At that time, the Rangers were winning hockey games. But relying largely on Igor Shesterkin. It wasn’t sustainable. Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl exposed them in comeback … Continue reading

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Mika Day At Garden! Eighth career hat trick for Zibanejad and huge first period from Shesterkin carries Rangers to statement win over Lightning

For a while, you wondered if we’d ever see the same Mika Zibanejad from ’19-20 when he caught fire prior to the long pause. In fact, we attended his remarkable five-goal game which was Capped off by a highlight reel … Continue reading

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Wild OT win over Oilers sends New Jersey into the New Year on a high

I don’t normally double up on blogs with two in the same day, but this game deserved it – and in a good way for once. Plus I don’t really have much else to do on New Year’s Eve anyway, … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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