Tag Archives: Henrik Lundqvist

Jimmy Hayes tragically passes away at 31

If it seems like it’s a sad time for hockey fans this week, it is. Particularly for local fans, but it’s one thing for a local legend to retire following a long career after accomplishing nearly everything possible in the … Continue reading

Posted in NHL | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Henrik Lundqvist retires after 15 NHL seasons

As sure as I am that Derek will eventually post a Lundqvist remembrance piece worthy of his NHL HOF career, I’m just as sure it’s near impossible for him to do it today, on what’s surely an emotional day for … Continue reading

Posted in NHL, NY Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Jay Greenberg meant something to hockey fans

A few days ago, we lost a great sportswriter. Former NY Post columnist Jay Greenberg passed away at 71. The cause of death was the West Nile virus. He died at his home in Englishtown, New Jersey. He leaves behind … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers are banking on Shesterkin to live up to expectations with new contract, Goalie Tandem the key to season, The Eichel Saga, Kids asked to step up offensively

It’s been a while since I’ve had anything to post on the state of the Blueshirts. After the usual summer lag that comes in August, the Rangers re-signed Igor Shesterkin earlier this week. That was on Monday. The new contract … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rangers prepare for Free Agency, to sign Patrik Nemeth, Buchnevich gets paid by Blues, DeAngelo could land in Carolina, Vegas trades Fleury to Blackhawks

In around 12 hours, NHL Network will be live on the air with a July Free Agent Special at 11 AM. As Hasan mentioned in his Devils preview which may or may not include a big fish starting tomorrow, the … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, Devils, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dominant Lightning Bolts on the verge of history, why going to a Stanley Cup game is worth everything, salty NYR fans, Price vs Lundqvist, a funny Del Zotto exchange

Maybe I should’ve known better. But admittedly, I didn’t. I thought the Canadiens could give the Lightning a series. So far, the Bolts are proving why they’re defending champs. They’ve flexed their championship muscle to outscore the Habs 14-5 in … Continue reading

Posted in Column, Hard Hits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Final Four: Awful Officiating a factor in Lightning Game 2 Win over Islanders, Remembering Amirante Anthem in ’94, Rangers still haven’t made Gallant hire official

Let’s start off this post by recognizing what’s going on. The Stanley Cup Semifinals have begun. Or the Final Four. Personally, I prefer the latter. It doesn’t matter that it’s been used for the NCAA Basketball Tournament forever. It just … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Post Quinn Era begins, Gallant the frontrunner, Leetch right to leave, Lindgren gets fair deal, Playoff Picks

It’s already been a long two days since new Team President and GM Chris Drury decided to move on from since departed coach David Quinn. After three years on the job as part of the rebuilding process, Quinn was dismissed … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NHL Playoffs, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Load management? Not in our league (thankfully)

Growing up I was more of an NBA fan than an NHL fan until around the time of this famous SI cover in 1994. It was around the timeperiod where the Nets had young, exciting teams with stars such as … Continue reading

Posted in NHL | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A telling quote from Chris Kreider

Following the overtime defeat to the Pens, Chris Kreider perfectly summed up why the Rangers lost. Hint: It had to do with the style they rely too much on. A style that isn’t conducive to winning hockey games. “That’s just … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment