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As Rangers get ready, Gord Murphy replaces Lindy Ruff, Observations on potential roster

The days are moving closer to the official restart of training camp. Once Monday hits, it’ll finally be here. For 24 teams that are participating in the expanded playoff format with the first part focusing on 16, they’ll have a … Continue reading

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Feeling a playoff tournament, Sabres chaos

In a chaotic time that won’t change anytime soon, believe it or not, playoff hockey is inching closer. With Phase 2 finally about to hit in NYC, players will start reporting to training camp. This all seems very strange. Normally … Continue reading

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Hockey coming back? Happy Anniversary Messier Guarantee

On this nice Memorial Day in the New York and New Jersey area, we are thankful for our health and loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank our vets including my cool Uncle Bunk, who served in the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Game 23: A Winning Streak! Classic Lundqvist performance makes for a Happy Thanksgiving, Fox burns Hurricanes

Henrik Lundqvist continued his mastery over the Hurricanes by stopping 41 of 43 shots to help the Rangers win 3-2 along with budding rookie Adam Fox, who had a goal and assist on Turkey Eve. AP Photo by Jared Silber … Continue reading

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Zibanejad returns in Turkey Eve showdown versus tough Hurricanes

When the bright lights switch on at the Garden ice later tonight for warmups and then the game, the Rangers will get Mika Zibanejad back. After missing 13 consecutive games with an “upper body” injury, the number one center finally … Continue reading

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Game #14 Lundqvist turns back the clock to highlight good win at Hurricanes

Brendan Smith shares a smile with winning goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who was brilliant making 45 saves for a Rangers 4-2 win over the Hurricanes. AP Photo by Gregg Forwerck via Getty Images This was a throwback performance. A blast from … Continue reading

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Bruins and Hurricanes star in Eastern Conference Final

Tonight, the Eastern Conference Final begins. It features the Bruins and Hurricanes. They’re the two survivors left standing from a tremendous NHL Playoffs. While quite a few predicted the Bruins to reach this point if the Lightning failed, nobody had … Continue reading

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Hockey Preview Part 1: Ranking the Metro Division

Believe it or not, we’re less than two weeks away from the start of a new season. A time for new beginnings. That’s especially true in the Metro Division, where as many as six of the eight teams should be … Continue reading

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Hello, anyone home in Newark?

For years as Devil fans all we’ve been hearing about is how the oodles of cap space we had and the improving team on the ice would both represent a more attractive destination for free agents and give us more … Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Rangers go heavy on D, pass up Wilde for 17-year old goalie Lindbom

Day Two of the NHL Draft was mostly about defense for the Rangers. Of the six players selected, four were D meaning that the team totaled six blueliners over the two days. Six of the ten picks are D. While … Continue reading

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