Tag Archives: Hurricanes

Ruff criticism misguided as accomplished Rangers assistant takes Devils coaching job

Much has been made of Lindy Ruff in this area from impatient fans. The truth is the Rangers have one of the most polarizing fan bases in all of hockey. Such is the mentality of the New York sports fan. … Continue reading

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NHL Podcast: Draft Lottery debacle, Panarin, analyzing Rangers vs Hurricanes, Lundqvist and Price comparison

Earlier this evening, I did a hockey podcast on some hot topics over on my Hard Hits Network. It went into overtime! Among the topics covered include the NHL Draft Lottery debacle, Artemi Panarin, a classic series flashback from 1993 … Continue reading

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Panarin quote on escrow is problematic

As the calendar is on the verge of changing from June to July, hockey continues to inch closer to an official return. Following a bizarre first part of the perplexing NHL Draft Lottery that will somehow reward a team that … Continue reading

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Feeling a playoff tournament, Sabres chaos

In a chaotic time that won’t change anytime soon, believe it or not, playoff hockey is inching closer. With Phase 2 finally about to hit in NYC, players will start reporting to training camp. This all seems very strange. Normally … Continue reading

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A unique view on the NHL Playoff Tournament

In a special re-recorded podcast via my YouTube channel, here is what I had to say about the NHL’s planned 24 team Playoff Tournament. Included are some thoughts on the 10 potential host cities and where the games could land. … Continue reading

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Hockey coming back? Happy Anniversary Messier Guarantee

On this nice Memorial Day in the New York and New Jersey area, we are thankful for our health and loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank our vets including my cool Uncle Bunk, who served in the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Game #69 Kakko scores twice and Zibanejad reaches 40 goals in key win over Stars, Shesterkin 31 saves, Rangers 40 Goal Club

Igor Shesterkin gets some love from Marc Staal after a big 4-2 Rangers win over the Stars. They remain three points out of the wildcard with 13 games left. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Needing a … Continue reading

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Shesterkin to start for Rangers versus Blackwood and Devils, Islanders lose to Hurricanes on controversial rule

L. G. R. pic.twitter.com/e35mPBNeup — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 7, 2020 They confirmed it earlier. Well, David Quinn did when he named Igor Shesterkin tonight’s starter for the Rangers when they host the Devils at the top of the … Continue reading

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Rangers face improved Devils in another big game, Shesterkin could return, DeAngelo talks with Zibanejad and trolls fans

It’s without a doubt a big Saturday for the Rangers. Entering play two points out of the second wildcard that the Islanders are clinging onto, they know any misstep now could prove costly. That’s why the Devils visiting The Garden … Continue reading

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Shesterkin getting close as Rangers face a must win versus Caps

Losers of three straight, the Rangers desperately need tonight’s game versus the Caps. With 16 games remaining, they trail the second wildcard Islanders by four points. By virtue of a point in a 3-2 overtime loss at Calgary, the Blue … Continue reading

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