Tag Archives: Hurricanes

Tuukka Rask opts out of playoffs

In a surprising announcement that was revealed on social media this morning, the Boston Bruins announced that Tuukka Rask has opted out of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Rask decided that his family was more important than participating in the unique … Continue reading

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Lightning overcome playoff record 85 saves from Korpisalo in five overtime epic over Blue Jackets

Sudden death hero Brayden Point is mobbed by Lightning teammates after his winner in five overtimes gave them a unreal 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets, who got a NHL record 85 saves from Joonas Korpisalo. AP Photo credit Tampa … Continue reading

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Picking The First Round and Beyond

The most unique Stanley Cup Playoffs begins now. For half the field of the Sweet Sixteen, they got a head start by earning the right to be here. In a expanded format due to the pause in play on March … Continue reading

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Rangers must learn from loss how to become a more complete team

AP Photo via Getty Images They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” One close look at the one above illustrates the difference between a battle tested team of Hurricanes and a disjointed one like the younger Rangers that … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Tornado Rangers in Sweeping Fashion

Sebastian Aho highlighted a Hurricanes three game sweep of the Rangers in a 4-1 win with two goals and an assist. He torched the Rangers for eight points. AP Photo by Frank Gunn via Getty Images In the end, the … Continue reading

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Svechnikov hat trick puts disappointing Rangers on the brink

Andrei Svechnikov snaps home his third goal for a hat trick to highlight a Hurricanes 4-1 win over the Rangers in Game Two of the Play In Series. The Rangers have their backs to the wall in what might’ve been … Continue reading

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Rangers aim to even series against Hurricanes

You can take us out of New York, but can't take the New York out of us. pic.twitter.com/VN1pxKPsMy — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) August 3, 2020 It’s another early start for the Rangers and Hurricanes on a early hot August … Continue reading

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Angry Hurricanes Proved A Point to Rangers

AP Photo credit Carolina Hurricanes via Getty Images In what technically was their first postseason game for many younger Blueshirts, they learned a valuable lesson. In Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to a determined Hurricanes in Game One of the best-of-five Stanley … Continue reading

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Special Hockey Podcast: Derek on Rangers loss to Canes, big upsets and Matt Dumba’s important message

I decided to do a special hockey podcast before on my Hard Hits Network channel on Blogtalk Radio. Among the big topics covered includes: -My assessment of the Rangers 3-2 loss to Hurricanes in Game One. What they didn’t do … Continue reading

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Rangers drop Game One to relentless Hurricanes 3-2

From the start, the Rangers were flat. They looked lethargic in the early going of this best of five preliminary series. The poor start along with a bad break cost them in a 3-2 loss to a stronger Hurricanes team … Continue reading

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