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Tied Up! Kreider’s goal with 1:28 left in regulation gives Rangers an improbable 5-3 win over Penguins to take Game Six, Comeback kids force deciding seventh game, Zibanejad delivers and Shesterkin silences chants

It’s going seven! The best words when it comes to playoff hockey. The Rangers dug very deep to pull out a hard fought 5-3 win to take Game Six over the Penguins in enemy territory.  Chris Kreider stunned everyone when … Continue reading

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Rangers humiliated by Penguins in awful 7-2 loss, Face elimination in Game Five, Fox, Panarin and Zibanejad awful, Lafreniere gets first postseason goal, Gallant’s mystifying lack of adjustments

Here’s definitive evidence that it was a good goal by Crosby. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/L7P8IrSE79 — Sports365 (@Sportnews365247) May 9, 2022 There are losses. And then there are losses. That the Rangers got absolutely humiliated in Game Four by the Penguins 7-2 … Continue reading

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Blueshirts can send message to banged up Pens by winning Game Three

The reality of tonight’s Game Three is that it’s a chance for the Rangers to send a message. Facing a banged up Pens who are being carried by one of the game’s greatest players in Sidney Crosby, they enter Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Rangers Tie Series: Shesterkin’s 39 saves the difference in a 5-2 win over Pens, Panarin and Vatrano combine for six points, Carter runs Igor, Goodrow week-to-week

They’ve waited five years and one day for this. A Rangers win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They picked up their first postseason victory since May 4, 2017. Igor Shesterkin starred by making 39 saves on 41 shots to backstop … Continue reading

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Gallant emphasizes moving on and playing consistent for Game Two, Pens recall Alex D’ Orio, Games to Watch tonight

A day later coming off a very tough 4-3 loss in a long Game One that needed triple overtime to decide, the Rangers had the day off. After playing over five periods, that’s to be expected. Especially when many players … Continue reading

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Rangers end regular season with one-goal win over Capitals, Lafreniere gets 19th, Kakko two assists, Georgiev strong in possible last game as Blueshirt

In what was a good way to conclude the regular season, the Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2 on Friday night at The Garden. They came back for a one-goal win over an old Patrick Division rival. On Fan Appreciation Night, … Continue reading

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Podcast: Derek on Monday’s great first round games, an observation plus a cool story

In my latest podcast over on Spotify, I review a busy first round slate from Monday night that included the Isles edging the Pens in two overtimes along with the Jets finishing off the McDavid/Draisaitl Oilers in an epic triple … 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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Alexei Cherepanov passed away 12 years ago today

Remembering former Rangers 2007 first round draft pick Alexei Cherepanov 12 years later. It was thirteen years ago that the Rangers had a very talented Russian scoring forward fall to them in the 2007 NHL Draft. With the number 17 … Continue reading

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A glimpse at tomorrow’s big first round of the NHL Draft

Quenton Byfield (left) and Alexis Lafreniere (right) are expected to go in the top three tomorrow in the first round of the NHL Draft. Lafreniere will go number one to the Rangers. Tomorrow night is the first round of the … Continue reading

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