Tag Archives: Derek Stepan

#ForeverZucc Saying goodbye and good luck to Zuccarello

“It’s so hard to say goodbye to yesterday.”-Boyz II Men How do you say goodbye to someone you love and admire? Many of us are dealing with that the best way we know how. By saluting what Mats Zuccarello brought … Continue reading

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The plot thickens for Zuccarello and Hayes

A day after losing streak home to Minnesota 4-1, the Rangers are gearing up to trade two of their best players. With Monday’s trade deadline at 3 PM fast approaching, it could happen anytime between now and then. That leaves … Continue reading

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Stepan’s Revenge: Rangers blow three goal lead in 4-3 overtime loss to Coyotes

AP Photo courtesy Getty Images It’s been a long time since Derek Stepan scored in overtime. In fact, his last one was a memorable goal that sent the Rangers to the Conference Final in the Spring of 2015 on a … Continue reading

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Rangers Fire Vigneault

In a bit of a stunner considering there are games still going on, the Rangers didn’t wait around. Apparently, whatever went on in today’s awful display in a 5-0 loss to the Flyers and a bizarre press conference was enough. … 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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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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One Win The King Deserved: Lundqvist stops 37 in Rangers 2-1 shootout win over Coyotes

The last couple of times he went to a shootout, it hadn’t treated Henrik Lundqvist too kindly. The King made certain that didn’t happen again in a scintillating performance to carry the Rangers past the Coyotes 2-1 in Arizona. On … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Emotional Stepan on tribute, Golden Knights hot start, Kucherov MVP pick, Devils comeback kids

  The Golden Knights now have 8 wins in 9 games. The 1974-75 Capitals won 8 games their entire 1st season in 1974-75 (went 8-67-5) #VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/UWsaK7R0Og — Golden Knights Realm (@TheVegasRealm) October 28, 2017 This year, I don’t have … Continue reading

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A Day of Reckoning? Pressure on Rangers to beat winless Coyotes with Vigneault’s job on the line

Technically speaking, it’s only the 11th game of the season. But when the Rangers host the Coyotes, a lot could be at stake. Coming off another listless performance in which they were booed off home ice in a 4-1 loss … Continue reading

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It’s up to the players to fix Rangers mess

  Through 10 games, the Rangers find themselves at a crossroads. Following a dismal 4-1 loss to the Sharks in which there were too many shifts where they were uncompetitive, they find themselves with only two wins. At a putrid … Continue reading

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