Tag Archives: injuries

Lack Of Transparency From Sullivan Typical Of NHL Issue

How many times does a key player get hurt in a playoff series and nobody has any clue when they’re returning? Way too often. The lack of transparency from coaches is counterproductive. It leaves teams guessing about their availability for … Continue reading

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Blueshirts can send message to banged up Pens by winning Game Three

The reality of tonight’s Game Three is that it’s a chance for the Rangers to send a message. Facing a banged up Pens who are being carried by one of the game’s greatest players in Sidney Crosby, they enter Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Rangers Tie Series: Shesterkin’s 39 saves the difference in a 5-2 win over Pens, Panarin and Vatrano combine for six points, Carter runs Igor, Goodrow week-to-week

They’ve waited five years and one day for this. A Rangers win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They picked up their first postseason victory since May 4, 2017. Igor Shesterkin starred by making 39 saves on 41 shots to backstop … Continue reading

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Examining the Svechnikov big hit on Lindholm versus Lindgren hit on Rakell

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, physicality intensifies. Hitting picks up. It’s that intense physical style which can have an impact on a series. Only three days into the 2022 NHL Postseason, we’ve already seen some heavy hits that have caused … Continue reading

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First place no longer on the line Tuesday, health the key for Rangers in final week, NHL hypocrisy on injuries

It was a missed opportunity for the Rangers this weekend. Without forwards Andrew Copp and Filip Chytil, they lost to the Bruins 3-1 on Saturday. Combined with the Hurricanes sweeping the Devils and Islanders, the Rangers now trail them by … Continue reading

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Tough hit for Rangers, significant upper body injury to Motte and Chytil also hurt, Kakko practices along with Rooney

Today wasn’t a good day for the Rangers. After defeating the Penguins 3-0 with a great team effort, they got some bad news. The injury bug has hit with 10 games left in the regular season. During Thursday night’s game, … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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