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ESPN Plus exclusive for Original Six rivalry irks viewers

Normally, a big early game highlighting the Bruins and Rangers would have me excited. Unfortunately, I’m not the only one who won’t be watching the classic Original Six rivals do battle at MSG. Putting an original 6 rivalry game exclusively … Continue reading

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Zibanejad’s pair lead the way in Opening Night win over Lightning, Goodrow pots one, Kravtsov leaves due to head injury on Hedman hit

There’s nothing like Opening Night. Especially when it features two of the league’s best teams on national TV. For the Rangers, it was a successful season opener. Led by Mika Zibanejad’s two goals, they defeated the Lightning 3-1 at MSG. … Continue reading

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The Avalanche are crowned new Stanley Cup champs over unbelievable Lightning, Hall Of Shame strikes again with Mogilny snub, questionable decisions in Toronto

On Sunday night at Amalie Arena, the NHL crowned a new champion. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the two-time champion Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to take Game Six in enemy territory to win the Stanley Cup. The Avalanche did it by … Continue reading

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Controversial Kadri goal in overtime puts Avalanche within a win of Stanley Cup, Replays show why Cooper and Lightning have reason to be disappointed

Statement from NHL Hockey Operations on OT Game 4-winning goal: pic.twitter.com/U4dXa2GDTe — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) June 23, 2022 Controversy surrounded the conclusion of a well played Game Four won by the Avalanche in overtime 3-2 over the Lightning in Tampa. … Continue reading

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Czar Igor crowned as Vezina winner at NHL Awards, Shestyorkin finishes third for Hart a decade after Lundqvist, Matthews sweeps the Hart and Lindsay, Makar edges Josi for Norris, Drury up for GM of The Year

On Tuesday night in Tampa Bay, Igor Shestyorkin was recognized by most normal general managers when he easily won his first Vezina as the league’s best goalie at the NHL Awards on ESPN. An absolute no-brainer. Igor Shesterkin has won … Continue reading

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Never Say Die Blueshirts gave us something special

As I sit here listening to and enjoying a classic show from Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood from MSG back in February ’08 in a time I went with Dad to see them, I’m in a moment of reflection. Love … Continue reading

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Rangers storm past Hurricanes 6-2 in stunning conclusion to win series, Advance to Conference Finals showdown with Lightning, Kreider delivers in elimination game, Fox sets record, Shesterkin 37 saves to set up match-up versus Vasilevskiy

They did it. The New York Rangers are going to the Conference Finals. They did it in convincing fashion by going into Raleigh and defeating the Hurricanes 6-2 to take a deciding Game Seven in stunning fashion at PNC Arena. … 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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Lafreniere shines in strong win over Capitals, Reaves turns Wilson into a ghost, Kreider gets 34th as Rangers move into second with the Penguins on deck

Way back in October, there was so much anticipation for the season opener at Washington. That fell flat along with the Rangers, who dropped a 5-1 decision to the Capitals on Oct. 13. There were no fireworks then. In Game … Continue reading

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Blueshirts Flying high following latest win over Flyers, Kakko stays hot and Shesterkin stands tall, time to get rid of Georgiev

One positive characteristic about Gerard Gallant is he tells it like it is. Following a the latest win, the coach was honest in his assessment of the Rangers’ 4-1 victory over the stumbling Flyers last night. They played great up … Continue reading

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