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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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All even through two games, Pens hold off Isles

So far, three first round series are all even through two games. They include the Bruins/Capitals, Islanders/Penguins and Wild/Golden Knights. These could go long. Especially based on how hard fought they’ve been. In a pivotal Game Two that saw the … Continue reading

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Devils fall to Sabres in shootout despite resilient effort

On Saturday afternoon up in Buffalo, the Devils battled back to grab a point against the Sabres. Ultimately, their effort wasn’t good enough to get the second point in a 4-3 shootout loss. Despite dropping a third straight game, there … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day for Rangers in another exasperating one goal loss to Sabres

Getty Images By show of hands, who is surprised that the Rangers lost another close game? I think by now, we are getting used to it. The ineptitude of this team is mind-boggling. Of course, they once again finished with … Continue reading

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Devils trade Joey Anderson to Leafs for Andreas Johnsson

In a interesting move yesterday, the Devils added some scoring depth by trading Joey Anderson to the Maple Leafs for Andreas Johnsson. Johnsson is a 25-year old left wing who had been a good secondary scorer in Toronto. Signed through … Continue reading

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Rangers deal Marc Staal to Red Wings for cap relief

For better than a decade, Marc Staal was a fixture on the Rangers blueline. After 13 years, one of the longest tenured defensemen in franchise history is moving on. OFFICIAL: Rangers announce they have traded defenseman Marc Staal and a … Continue reading

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Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild for Marcus Johansson

The @BuffaloSabres and @mnwild have made a deal!@NHLdotcom has more: https://t.co/KleZrz8khV pic.twitter.com/w2uKK5p2W0 — NHL (@NHL) September 16, 2020 In a straight up one for one trade without any salary retained, the Sabres and Wild made a interesting deal. Buffalo acquired … Continue reading

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Game #56 Buchnevich goal sparks Blueshirt comeback over Wild in shootout, Georgiev steps in for Shesterkin, Zibanejad and Panarin deliver

Hockey can be funny sometimes. All it takes is one lucky bounce to turn a game around. That’s precisely what happened for the Rangers in a weird but hard fought comeback win over the Wild via a shootout. They mounted … Continue reading

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Game #72: Nothing Wild about latest Rangers loss to Minnesota

Like I stated before in the previous game recap, there’s nothing fun about these games now. Sure. The Rangers have yet to be mathematically eliminated from the postseason. But with 10 games remaining, that’ll soon come. They can only get … Continue reading

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Game #55: Sleepy Sunday – Devils 3, Hurricanes 2

Welp clearly I went to the wrong weekend game, at least judging by the end result. Of course judging by shots on goal, particuarly in the second period where the Canes dominated play it really wasn’t that much better of … Continue reading

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