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Rangers introduce the next franchise player in No. 2 pick Kaapo Kakko

The moment Kaapo Kakko officially became a New York Ranger!#NYRDraft | @SAPSports pic.twitter.com/F2l1jRWrsL — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 22, 2019 Shortly after 8 PM (well 5 in Vancouver), the Rangers waited patiently for the Devils to make it official … Continue reading

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Rangers take Kaapo Kakko

Following the Devils doing a nice touch by having Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur introduce first overall pick in American center Jack Hughes, the Rangers wasted no time. General Manager Jeff Gorton didn’t even thank Vancouver or congratulate the … Continue reading

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Led by Kevin Lankinen, Finland takes gold at World Championships

As it turned out, nobody had better team chemistry than Finland. It didn’t matter that they lacked proven NHL stars. Suomi more than made up for it with good overall play and stellar goaltending from hero Kevin Lankinen. That was … Continue reading

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Disappointing tournament for Lundqvist worrisome for Rangers

Nobody likes to be the harbinger of bad news. Especially when it comes to a star player who’s clearly seen their better days. Great players break down. It’s a hard reality for fans to accept. Even the legendary Willie Mays … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko leads Finland to 3-1 win over Denmark

Kaapo Kakko continues to roll in the IIHF World Championships. The 18-year old right wing led Finland to a 3-1 win over Denmark in Slovakia earlier today. He was involved in all three goals. After Mortin Madsen put Denmark ahead … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko shows off skills in Finland overtime loss to USA

Earlier today in Slovakia, Team USA defeated Finland 3-2 in overtime at the IIHF World Championships. Dylan Larkin got the winner with a nice snipe from the right circle during three-on-three. He took full advantage of a missed interference call … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko is lighting up the Worlds

The World Championships is only two days old. Already, Kaapo Kakko is taking it by storm. The projected number two pick has scored five goals in two Finland wins. He followed up a two goal performance in a 3-1 Suomi … Continue reading

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Devils can’t contain excitement over Jack Hughes

The World Championships haven’t officially started yet. They’re still in the exhibition stages. However, that hasn’t stopped the Devils from showing their enthusiasm for a certain American prospect wearing a number six Team USA jersey. What an assist by Jack … Continue reading

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Devils and Rangers have fun on Twitter

It’s rare that the Devils and Rangers have something in common. But with both local teams having the first two picks in the upcoming NHL Draft, their attention is focused on June 20 along with fans. New Jersey has the … Continue reading

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Game #41: The dead of winter for Rangers in ugly 5-0 loss to howling Coyotes

Let’s face facts. This season is quickly becoming exactly what was anticipated. How low can they go? The Rangers have been so bad that I cannot even watch without it becoming cringe worthy. I was already distracted by a very … Continue reading

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