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Fire up some Russian hockey to heat up trade deadline day

I’ll be honest. I can’t sleep. This day truly will be an emotional one. I don’t want to see Chris Kreider go. I’m tired of some of the best Rangers getting dealt on the highly anticipated NHL Trade Deadline day … Continue reading

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If this is it for Kreider, it’s been fun

I am going to start off this post by saying I don’t know anything about what’s going on between Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers. As fate would have it, it’s right down to the wire. In about 20 … Continue reading

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Shestyorkin is back, Fun Rangers lines, Why fighting still matters

Jaromir Jagr remains the single season franchise leader in goals and points during a memorable 2005-06 where he led the Rangers back to the playoffs. A look at some of my favorite lines. AP Photo via Getty Images With yet … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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Georgiev gives up late goal to Myers in tough loss to Canucks, Rangers go 0 for 3 in Western Canada, Kreider Appreciation, Vancouver Retro 90’s Night invokes memories

Marc Staal battles a Canuck along the boards. AP Photo credit Vancouver Canucks via Getty Images Encouraging is that unlike the first two games, they played well in Vancouver. However, the Rangers still managed to lose a tough one to … Continue reading

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The Decade In Review: Memorable Rangers Moments, All Decade Team

It’s hard to believe that the decade is coming to a close. It wasn’t that long ago that we were meeting Theo Fleury at a book signing for his unbelievable story of conquering the demons in Playing With Fire. That … Continue reading

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Rangers organization to blame for Lias Andersson mess

Lias Andersson requested a trade. David Quinn and the Rangers organization failed him. AP Photo courtesy Getty Images In a unsurprising move, Lias Andersson has requested a trade from the Rangers. That news was revealed by TSN insider Darren Dreger … Continue reading

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The Lias Andersson Issue

Lias Andersson (with Brendan Lemieux above) has been handled poorly by the Rangers organization. AP Photo via Getty Images Imagine having the foresight to see ahead and plan for the future. This is exactly what the Rangers did in the … Continue reading

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A cool moment between Raanta and Lundqvist

Tonight’s game is going off now between the Coyotes and Rangers at The Garden. Neither Antti Raanta nor Henrik Lundqvist are starting. It didn’t stop the former teammates from sharing a cool moment during warmups. 🎶Make new friends but keep … Continue reading

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The Quinn Combos line shuffle continues, what the lines should look like instead

It’s time to find out what Kaapo Kakko can do on the top line. Ditto for jailed former 2017 first round pick Lias Andersson. Getty Images On Tuesday night, the Arizona Coyotes visit town for the first of a three … Continue reading

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