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Giving Thanks For Hockey

What are we thankful for? That’s always the question every Thanksgiving holiday season. Honestly, I feel this should be asked everyday. When I reflect back to all the wonderful times shared and special moments spent with family and friends, it’s … Continue reading

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Despite encouraging win over Blue Jackets, Rangers not doing Lafreniere any favors

Winning is supposed to be fun. But if you think this is a Cup contender, you need your head examined. Making the playoffs is a goal for this team. By winning 5-3 over the Blue Jackets, the Rangers checked off … Continue reading

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Chytil lands on IR, McKegg recalled

The Rangers are finally back in action when they visit the Blue Jackets tonight at 7 PM. It’ll be their first game since a 4-3 home win over the Panthers on Monday. After missing Monday’s game with an injury due … Continue reading

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Kreider’s pair of power play goals and Fox’s amazing passing on display in Shesterkin shutout of the Blue Jackets, Lafreniere responds

To our city's heroes: This one's for you.#NYR | @NorthwellHealth pic.twitter.com/zDxPZUbMz9 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 29, 2021 After three days off, they came ready to play. Although the start favored the visitors, it was a Rangers Night at … Continue reading

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Blueshirts Flame Out in deserved home loss, Sloppy Play and Turnovers doom four game win streak

It was a home fizzle. In their return from a perfect 4-0 road trip, the Rangers flamed out literally in a dismal 5-1 loss to Calgary at a less than capacity MSG. More on the attendance later. Playing for the … Continue reading

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RIP Matiss Kivlenieks (1996-2021)

Tragedy struck the hockey community on Independence Day. It was revealed yesterday that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks tragically passed away late Sunday night due to a horrible accident involving fireworks in Novi, Michigan. He was only 24. According … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets trade of Dubois to Winnipeg involving Laine is a 2016 Draft redux

Getty Images It was only five years ago (really four and a half) that following top pick Auston Matthews to the Leafs, Patrik Laine went second to Winnipeg and Pierre-Luc Dubois went third to the Blue Jackets. That top three … 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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NHL suspends season due to coronavirus

We won’t be seeing cool goal celebrations like this anytime soon. AP Photo via Getty Images As expected today, the NHL decided to suspend the season due to the Coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused every sports league to pause … Continue reading

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Game #57 Kreider’s big game-winning goal late gives Rangers season high four-game win streak, Georgiev makes 36 saves to beat Blue Jackets

A pumped up Chris Kreider celebrates his 23rd goal of the season with Mika Zibanejad and Adam Fox. It was the the winner in a 3-1 Rangers win over the Blue Jackets. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty … Continue reading

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