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Feisty Habs not ready to bid adieu, Canucks put Blues on brink

The first round of these Stanley Cup Playoffs have been fascinating to follow. Even for heavy favorites such as the Golden Knights, Lightning ang Bruins, who all advanced in five games, they were tested. Only the high powered Avalanche weren’t … Continue reading

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Horvat leads Canucks past Blues

Captain Canuck: Bo Horvat celebrates his overtime winner to put the Canucks up 2-0 on the defending champion Blues. AP photo via Getty Images With one great Quinn Hughes outlet and one splendid Bo Horvat breakaway goal past Jordan Binnington, … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Qualifying Round Picks

It’s Day One of the NHL expanded playoff format. Over the next week and a half, sixteen teams will compete for a chance to advance in a Best of Five preliminary round. Only eight will make the true Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The disappointing part of the Rangers rebuild

This is Lias Andersson in happier times after scoring his first NHL goal in late ’17-18. The Rangers have mismanaged him like past first round picks. AP Photo via Sporting News courtesy Getty Images On Sunday, the Rangers made two … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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Game #6: That Losing Feeling, Lias Andersson buried again, Jimmy Fallon pays price for supporting Rangers

Henrik Lundqvist stops Jay Beagle in a 3-2 loss to the Canucks. AP Photo by Kathy Willens via Getty Images I’ll be honest. I didn’t have a good feeling about Sunday’s odd 1 PM game against the Canucks. I figured … Continue reading

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The courageous words of deserving Masterton recipient Robin Lehner

If anyone suffers from mental illness, then you know the stigma attached to it. It can really suck. It kicked my ass recently in the form of a panic attack. Then a mini episode yesterday. Having battled Panic Disorder for … Continue reading

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Rangers hoping to punch their ticket

Tonight at 8 PM, the NHL Draft Lottery takes place in Toronto. The festivities can be seen on NBCSN. Fifteen teams that missed the playoffs will all have a chance to win it. Of course, the higher you are, the … Continue reading

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The Hughes/Kakko Lottery Race

As I’ve stated repeatedly on this blog, I’m not a fan of tanking. That’s for losers. Sure. It helps your team’s odds in a highly anticipated NHL Draft Lottery like this year’s crop which features Jack Hughes and Kaapo Kakko. … Continue reading

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The fallout from the latest call against Rangers and fan backlash

It takes a lot of incompetence to mess up games the way the NHL continues to. This isn’t only a Rangers problem. It’s a league issue that threatens to tarnish the great sport we’re so passionate about. Hockey is played … Continue reading

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