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A chaotic first round, Rangers trade Georgiev to Avalanche, add six players at NHL Draft including Adam Sykora, will face Lightning on Opening Night, schedule criticism and a suggestion

The last three days have breezed by. It certainly was busy for all 32 teams. The league released the schedule for 2022-23 on Wednesday. Then held the 2022 NHL Draft at Bell Centre in Montreal on Thursday and Friday. As … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Embarrassing blowout loss to Blues exposes Rangers’ flaws

Last night was one to forget for the Rangers. Facing the Blues for the second time in eight days, they were no match in St. Louis. The Blues backed up captain Ryan O’Reilly by blowing out the Rangers 6-2. It … Continue reading

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Inspired third period gives Rangers their 18th comeback win over Buchnevich and Blues, Kreider gets winner on power play, Shesterkin picked up by team

Even the best players have off nights. For a 2:14 stretch late in the second period with his team leading 2-0, Igor Shesterkin became human. He allowed three straight Blues goals on three consecutive shots. The stunning turn of events … Continue reading

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Demko stones Kreider, Rangers as the Canucks win at MSG, Miller Time, spirited third period comeback too late, questionable lineup decision by Gallant

It was too little, too late for the Rangers. A spirited third period comeback didn’t change the outcome. In the end, Thatcher Demko (31 saves) and a dismal second period were too much to overcome in a 5-2 loss to … Continue reading

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Defending champs make Lundqvist and Rangers sing the Blues

The Blues taught the Rangers a lesson last night in a 5-2 win. AP Photo credit St. Louis Blues via Getty Images What started out well didn’t finish the same way for the Rangers. Following the 11th goal from Filip … Continue reading

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Missed call tarnishes Stanley Cup

It happened again. Like a broken record, a missed call impacted another big game last night in Boston. The Blues led Game Five by a goal in the third period. Then came another officiating disgrace. With St. Louis applying forecheck … 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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