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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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Game #70 Rangers lose to Avalanche in overtime on probably the last game of the season, Coronavirus could force suspension

I want to start this off by expressing something I’ve never felt before. The Coronavirus is something different than what we’ve seen. Nobody knows what’s going on. I would be lying to you if I knew what was happening. All … Continue reading

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Rangers look to make it 11 for 12 on the road at depleted Avalanche without MacKinnon

Tony DeAngelo and Mika Zibanejad jump jump real high like Kris Kross during Zibanejad’s five goal game. The Rangers take on the Avalanche, who are without Nathan MacKinnon tonight. They still must show up ready. AP Photo credit New York … Continue reading

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When the Avalanche tweet you back

Well, it was certainly an exciting series. Good luck, @SanJoseSharks. pic.twitter.com/id1oa42YGd — Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) May 9, 2019 So, following their tough 3-2 loss in Game Seven to the Sharks, the Avalanche received plenty of love on Twitter. They deserved … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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Game #40: Undisciplined Rangers get Avalanched 6-1

With one eye on what amounted to a Finland 6-1 blowout over Switzerland in the World Junior Championship semifinals, I kept flipping back and forth between our team’s latest disaster and the poor Swiss. At least those kids will play … Continue reading

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Islanders continue to be a surprise

When John Tavares chose the hometown Maple Leafs, whose pajamas he wore as a kid, the Islanders were supposed to be not too good. Even in the new era of Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz, they were not expected to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Parity gives underdogs a chance in unpredictable league, Brodeur and Marty St. Louis inducted

A look at the current standings tells a story. The 2018-19 NHL season is unlike most. With few exceptions, most teams are struggling. Both the Capitals and Golden Knights would be out of the playoffs if the season ended today. … Continue reading

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Pick your favorite scoring line

There are plenty of exciting flavors in the NHL that can excite hockey fans when it comes to scoring lines. Much like ice cream, it depends on your preference. Continue reading

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