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WJC 2022: Othmann and Cuylle connect for Canada in blowout win over Slovakia, Luke Hughes out fast for USA

It’s rare that we have hockey in August. However, Covid Omicron forced the postponement of the 2022 U20 World Junior Championships after Christmas. There were only a handful of games played in Edmonton last winter. The only one people remember … Continue reading

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Will Kakko ever be a consistent goal scorer? Issues facing the Rangers as first half wraps up

The scouting reports were glowing. Many hockey pundits felt very strongly that then prospect Kaapo Kakko would become a good finisher at the NHL level. “Kaapo Kakko is a very good player,” said TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button following … Continue reading

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The loss of former Ranger and USA Hockey hero Mark Pavelich a haunting reality for ignorant league

Getty Images via New York Post Associated Press On March 4, the hockey community lost an American hero in Mark Pavelich. He was 63. A key member of the 1980 USA Hockey Miracle Team that stunned Russia 41 years ago … Continue reading

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Lundqvist ready to be a Washington Capital

Coming Soon To DC: Henrik Lundqvist will go back to wearing his old number 35 when he plays for his new team as a Washington Capital. AP Photo credit Washington Capitals via Getty Images It’s been a week since we … Continue reading

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Game #61 Shesterkin steals the show as Blueshirts show guts in huge 3-2 win over Sharks, Four out of wildcard, Fast comes up clutch

The game’s First Star Igor Shesterkin salutes the crowd following another jaw dropping performance. He made 44 saves to improve to 9-1-0. AP Photo credit New York Rangers It’s not always going to be easy. Playing for the second consecutive … Continue reading

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Georgiev gives up late goal to Myers in tough loss to Canucks, Rangers go 0 for 3 in Western Canada, Kreider Appreciation, Vancouver Retro 90’s Night invokes memories

Marc Staal battles a Canuck along the boards. AP Photo credit Vancouver Canucks via Getty Images Encouraging is that unlike the first two games, they played well in Vancouver. However, the Rangers still managed to lose a tough one to … Continue reading

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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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