Tag Archives: Islanders

Rangers drop to nine in rigged NHL Lottery

I haven’t said anything on the new NHL Lottery format. That’s because it’s so ridiculous, I have nothing to say without expletives. 🤬 So, only this league and its idiotic TV partner could turn a simple lottery into a three … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Hart race, Ovechkin, Islanders

These are some of observations on the season which is drawing to a close in three weeks. Unless your team is making the playoffs, then this is about what I’ve seen. Some random thoughts: 1.The Hart race remains a hotly … Continue reading

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Stan The Man

Imagine living a dream as reality. That’s exactly what Stan Fischler has accomplished. Known as “The Hockey Maven,” Fischler has covered the sport since he worked for the Rangers in 1952. A inspiration to many including this writer who was … Continue reading

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Rangers trade Grabner to Devils in history making deal by rivals

The last time a trade was made between the Rangers and Devils, they were known as the Colorado Rockies way back in 1979. Before moving to New Jersey, the Rockies dealt star defenseman Barry Beck to the Rangers for Lucien … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day for Blueshirts, A Message on Parkland tragedy and racist idiot Hawks fan

When you’re bad, losing becomes a constant. It never is something you get used to as a player. Listening to a downcast Henrik Lundqvist on the postgame in my car courtesy MSG radio on ESPN 98.7 FM, you can feel … Continue reading

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Who wants the two wildcards in the crowded Metro?

With the All-Star break concluding highlighted by Brian Boyle replacing Taylor Hall to represent the Devils to thunderous applause in Tampa from appreciative fans who support the courageous vet battling Leukemia, the question of the day remains the same. Who … Continue reading

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Greiss makes 52 saves to lift Islanders over Canadiens into second wildcard

Great goaltending can sometimes be enough to steal games. The Islanders can thank backup goalie Thomas Greiss for their 5-4 overtime win over the Canadiens at Bell Centre on Martin Luther King Day. His 52 saves were enough along with … Continue reading

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The Rangers are a lost cause

It took a lot of games to reach this point. Since a poor start, the Rangers picked themselves up and played their way back into playoff contention. Even without Mika Zibanejad for a period, they did well enough to make … Continue reading

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Islanders late comeback nets point in 4-3 overtime loss to Penguins

In a wild and crazy game between old Patrick Division rivals, the Islanders rally fell just short. However, they were able to come back and score twice in a 3:43 span late in the third period to gain a point … Continue reading

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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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