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HARD HITS: A Father’s Day Hockey Celebration

By show of hands, how many fans got into hockey due to their Dad’s? It might not apply to all. But there are certainly plenty of hockey fans who love the sport because our fathers taught us about it. On … Continue reading

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Rangers and Penguins gave us a glimpse into potential first round series, the controversial call on Lindgren a reminder of NHL hypocrisy, it’s Miller Time with Canucks in town

Yesterday’s afternoon game was the return of the NHL on ABC. In the old 3 o’clock window that I previously mentioned from my days spent at ESPN in the trailer providing Stat paks for the production crew, the Rangers and … Continue reading

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Strome snaps drought in hard fought 2-1 win over Senators, Panarin gets winner on power play, Shesterkin almost scores empty net goal

Hockey is a game of inches. It was literally for Igor Shesterkin. With over a minute left and his team nursing a one-goal lead, he gathered the puck and took a good shot at the empty net. It looked like … Continue reading

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Rangers Legend Rod Gilbert passes away at 80

When we are reminded of all-time great Rangers, Rod Gilbert is at the top of the list. A legendary player who spent 18 years in Manhattan, the popular Ranger passed away at 80 on Sunday evening. Mr. Ranger. A true … Continue reading

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Panarin records hat trick to highlight comeback win over Sharks

Artemi Panarin dons the Broadway Hat following his first hat trick as a New York Ranger. His four points in a comeback 6-3 win over the underachieving Sharks prove that he belongs in the MVP conversation if the Rangers somehow … Continue reading

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A Lost Weekend for Blueshirts on Vic Hadfield Night

All Photos courtesy New York Rangers via Twitter. It was a weekend to forget for the Blueshirts. First, they continued their road woes by being so uncompetitive in an all too predictable 5-2 loss at the House of Horrors up … Continue reading

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Rangers surprise Hadfield on Ratelle Night

The 1994 #NYR Legends present Jean Ratelle with one of his game worn sweaters. pic.twitter.com/Aq0YMZ5fTS — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 25, 2018 Nobody does these ceremonies any better than The Garden. That’s been known for quite some time. When … Continue reading

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