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Hughes led Devils get litmus test against Islanders

The Devils are off to a good start in this shortened 56-game season. With second-year center Jack Hughes leading the way with six points (2-4-6) including a statement two goal, assist game in a 4-3 win over the Rangers on … Continue reading

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In role reversal, more focused Blueshirts turn tables on Islanders

AP Photo by New York Rangers via Twitter First start in 10 months.Casual shutout.Not a big deal. pic.twitter.com/iCWKJKfRHo — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 17, 2021 One thing we’re learning in the early going is that these two game series … Continue reading

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Zibanejad in for tonight’s season opener versus Islanders

The countdown's on. pic.twitter.com/uPZAuT2BHm — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) January 14, 2021 The last time the Rangers faced the Islanders, it was electric at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island. The Islanders had rallied to force overtime in a huge match. … Continue reading

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New NHL Season Starts Up

Following a lengthy wait, hockey finally is back. A new NHL season starts up later today with five games on the schedule. It even features an early bird special with the Flyers and Penguins doing battle in Pennsylvania at 5:30 … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: What can be learned from the Islanders’ run

It’s not too often I write about a bitter rival. However, the Islanders made it impossible not to devote a few posts to them due to their great run in these very unpredictable and strange Stanley Cup Playoffs. Give credit … Continue reading

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As Training Camp heats up, Panarin up for prestigious Award

On Day Two of the new training camp during the dog days of summer, Artemi Panarin is the story. The very successful 28-year old Russian left wing, who was on his way to 40 goals and 100 points prior to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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Lou cleans house, names self new Islanders GM

As expected, Lou Lamoriello wasted no time making changes. The new Islanders Team President cleaned house by firing both former GM Garth Snow and coach Doug Weight earlier this afternoon. The 75 years young Lou named himself the new general … Continue reading

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Happy 4th! Rangers sign Desharnais, Kovalchuk stays home

On the 4th of July, the Rangers filled one spot by signing David Desharnais for one year, $1 million. It’s a low risk move in hopes that the undersized, speedy veteran center can play fourth line. There once was a … Continue reading

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Canada edges Russia 5-4 to win Gold in World Juniors Classic

Canada held off Russia 5-4 to win the gold medal at the U20 World Junior Championship at a frenzied Air Canada Centre in Toronto. Using a quick start thanks to Anthony Duclair’s goal 23 seconds in, they never trailed. It’s … Continue reading

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