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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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First place no longer on the line Tuesday, health the key for Rangers in final week, NHL hypocrisy on injuries

It was a missed opportunity for the Rangers this weekend. Without forwards Andrew Copp and Filip Chytil, they lost to the Bruins 3-1 on Saturday. Combined with the Hurricanes sweeping the Devils and Islanders, the Rangers now trail them by … Continue reading

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Emotional Shesterkin returns to lead Rangers to exciting 2-1 win over Bruins in unpredictable shootout, Miller gets winner

Twenty-four hours ago, there was a great college hockey game played up in Boston between Northeastern and Boston University. It was won by BU 1-0 on a late goal to lead the Terriers to the Beanpot Title on Monday night. … Continue reading

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Hockey Returns to The Garden, Rested Rangers host Bruins on ESPN Plus and local affiliates, Boston University wins Beanpot over Northeastern, Toffoli dealt to Flames, trade possibilities

Hockey actually will return to The Garden later tonight. Incredibly, the Rangers are finally playing a hockey game on Tuesday when they host the Bruins. Too bad it won’t be on MSG. UPDATE: Apparently, its one of those games where … Continue reading

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Hockey needs more players like Marchand

Brad Marchand is a polarizing star player for the Boston Bruins. Appropriately nicknamed The Rat due to his history of getting underneath opponents’ skin, he is a bundle of energy that you either love or hate. There’s no in between … Continue reading

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Devils’ winning streak ends amid more bad news

Despite the Devils’ three-game winning streak before last night’s tilt in Boston, I wasn’t getting all nuts about what it meant for our playoff chances (playoffs…playoffs?!) even though in theory a matchup against the current second wild card in Boston … Continue reading

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Gauthier and Lafreniere turn the lights out to ruin Bruins’ Black Friday, Hunt makes an impact, Goodrow goes after McAvoy for dirty slew foot on Rooney, Marchand Panarin nonsense

Finally, the Rangers beat the Bruins in the traditional Black Friday match-up. Thanks to large contributions from their secondary players, they got the better of the bitter B’s defeating them 5-2 at TD Garden this afternoon. It was enjoyable to … Continue reading

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Lafreniere’s hustle wins tuneup over Bruins, Lundkvist inches closer to roster cut down to 27, Lehner and Carcillo speak out

On Saturday night, the Rangers played their fourth exhibition game of six in Boston. Despite at times being dominated by the Perfection Line of Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand and David Pastrnak, they were able to hang around and defeat the … Continue reading

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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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Trotz nails what defines playoff hockey, Barzal leads Islanders to Game Four win over Bruins to even compelling series

On Saturday, the Islanders tied their second round series at two apiece against the Bruins by defeating them 4-1 before 12,000 loud fans at the old barn off the Meadowbrook Parkway. Mat Barzal scored the game-winner with over seven minutes … Continue reading

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