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NHL Playoff Preview

It’s finally arrived. After a long 82 games, the best time of year is here. For six of the 16 participants, the NHL Playoffs gets going tonight. Sixteen teams can achieve their ultimate dream of winning the Stanley Cup. It’s … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: A Hall of a Hart race

HARD HITS By Derek Felix As March rolls in with thunder snow courtesy of the latest, craziest bomb cyclone that dumped between 10 inches to over a foot of the white stuff Wednesday, there’s a similar storm brewing for the … Continue reading

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Young Blueshirts no match for Eric Staal and Wild

The losing streak is now up to six. That’s six consecutive games without a point. The younger Blueshirts are learning how hard it is to succeed at the highest level. Even though the effort was better than Thursday night, it … Continue reading

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What determines a coach’s challenge?

The NHL messed up a coach’s challenge costing #Avalanche in loss to #Blackhawks. My take. Continue reading

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The Road Warriors bounce back with 3-2 win over Minnesota

Hawk and Animal were the Road Warriors. #NYRangers are the NHL version. Continue reading

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Rangers and Pens set for Game 1, Fleury out

Tonight, the battle begins. For a third consecutive year, the Rangers and Pens will meet in the postseason. Recent history is on the Rangers’ side having won the last two. What does it mean? Only the Pens have the answer … Continue reading

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Rangers prepare for rematch with Penguins

To the surprise of no one, the Rangers will be taking on the Penguins in a first round rematch. Once the Islanders sat half their lineup and removed Thomas Greiss after the first, it was obvious that they preferred to … Continue reading

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Rangers and Islanders still undetermined, Playoff and Award races Update

The Islanders will decide who faces who in Round 1. Win and they play the Pens. Rangers either face Pens or Panthers pending Flyers/Isles result. Continue reading

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Derek discusses Rangers’ struggles on podcast

The Rangers continue to limp to the finish line. They dropped their third in a row losing at home to the Sabres, 4-3 on Saturday night. A second straight disjointed performance against a non-playoff rebuilding team drew Bronx cheers from … Continue reading

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Did the Rangers get hosed on video review

In their 4-3 loss to the Hurricanes on Thursday night, the Rangers challenged Victor Rask’s power play game-winner for offside. This is a tough one to figure out. As the video replay shows below, Ranger defenseman Dan Girardi’s clear attempt … Continue reading

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