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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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Battle of New York Part I: Islanders win 4-3 in a shootout, Rangers fall to 1-5-2

When you struggle to win games, it really gets hard. In the first Battle of New York of the season, the Rangers lost another tough one- this time to the blood rival Islanders 4-3 in a shootout at MSG on … Continue reading

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Tune into Rangers Hot Seat tonight at 9:30 PM

Live tonight at 9:30 PM EST, I’ll be joining BlueShirt Nation for a special debut show of Rangers Hot Seat. Tune in on Blogtalk Radio to hear our analysis on the Rangers’ poor start. They’re now 1-5-1 with just three … Continue reading

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Pionk’s highlight reel goal offsets penalty fest in first preseason game

"It was a really special feeling…I'm just trying to pinch myself to make sure it's real." – @NPionk95 on his OT winner for #NYR pic.twitter.com/VI62JVJAAw — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) September 19, 2017 If this is the new standard for … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple 🍎, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

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