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WJC Wrap: O’ Canada! Kent Johnson scores golden goal in overtime to lift Canada over Finland 3-2, Mason McTavish makes huge save and wins tournament MVP, USA disappointment

The 2022 U20 World Junior Championships finally concluded in Edmonton at Rogers Place over the past weekend. A prestigious tournament many avid hockey fans follow due to catching a glimpse of the future, they were able to finish up in … Continue reading

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Draisaitl gets into it with reporter, flashbacks to Tortorella vs Brooks, Oilers issues

During a press conference on an off day, Leon Draisaitl got into it with a reporter. The former league MVP who ranks second in scoring with 54 points (26-28-54), didn’t particularly care for Jim Matheson’s line of questioning yesterday. After … 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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Truthful commentary from frustrated players on Canada’s strict rules hurting NHL, questions persist on adjusting COVID Protocol

With another game postponed as NHL play resumed tonight, there’s no end in sight to the COVID issues hurting the league. While other major sports such as the NFL and NBA revise their rules to make recovery quicker for asymptomatic … Continue reading

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McDavid and Draisaitl Oilers burn Blueshirts for second straight overtime loss, Questions for Gallant and Rangers organization

A few nights removed from losing to the Canucks in overtime to end their road dominance, the Blueshirts suffered a worse defeat in extras at the explosive Oilers. On a night Edmonton finally retired Kevin Lowe’s number 4, the Oilers … Continue reading

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Hockey Withdrawal Could Last A While

I’ll be blunt. I’m not sure if there’s going to be a hockey season. Based on the lack of progress between the NHL and NHLPA, it’s not looking promising for fans of the sport. Don Fehr and Gary Bettman will … Continue reading

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Three Rangers prospects invited to Canada’s World Junior Championship selection camp

It’s basically the witching hour for hockey fans. In a normal year, there’d be NHL games and a new season underway. However, the new abnormal is upon us due to the pandemic. So, we’re in the off-season with unsigned free … Continue reading

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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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Game 12: Awful first period haunts Rangers in ugly 5-4 loss to Canadiens

I’ve been following this team a long time. I’ve witnessed some really bad teams and piss poor efforts. Never have I seen them come out so pathetic. They were comatose at the start of last night’s ugly 5-4 loss to … Continue reading

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Jason Arnott officially retires

More than thirteen years after his Stanley-Cup winning goal in Dallas, Jason Arnott officially retired from the NHL yesterday after nineteen seasons in the league. “I would like to thank everyone who helped me throughout my NHL career, including my … Continue reading

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