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Blueshirts skate by lifeless Sabres in a sleep fest, Mr. Happy has a goal and assist in one-goal win, Chytil returns, Buffalo misery

Two points is two points. You don’t get style points for winning a hockey game. Even if it left a lot to be desired. The Rangers skated by the lifeless Sabres for a 3-2 win at MSG. They did what … Continue reading

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Devils rally to salvage a split with Sabres despite still problematic special teams

Despite the Devils’ 6-3-2 start my confidence in this team was – and is – exceedingly fragile. Even after their first loss to the Sabres last week, I feared the worst and it seemed as if the worst was happening … Continue reading

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Devils fall to Sabres in shootout despite resilient effort

On Saturday afternoon up in Buffalo, the Devils battled back to grab a point against the Sabres. Ultimately, their effort wasn’t good enough to get the second point in a 4-3 shootout loss. Despite dropping a third straight game, there … Continue reading

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Lafreniere scores memorable first NHL goal in overtime to give Rangers big 3-2 win over Sabres

Alexis Lafreniere sits in the Rangers locker room with the puck of his memorable first NHL goal that came in overtime to defeat the Sabres. The victim was Linus Ullmark. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images This … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day for Rangers in another exasperating one goal loss to Sabres

Getty Images By show of hands, who is surprised that the Rangers lost another close game? I think by now, we are getting used to it. The ineptitude of this team is mind-boggling. Of course, they once again finished with … Continue reading

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Chytil out for Tuesday at Buffalo, Georgiev gets the start

Following the hard collision with Evan Rodriguez during the second period of Sunday’s 3-2 loss at Pittsburgh, Rangers center Filip Chytil will not be available for tonight’s first of two at Buffalo. After looking like he had the wind knocked … 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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Devils trade Joey Anderson to Leafs for Andreas Johnsson

In a interesting move yesterday, the Devils added some scoring depth by trading Joey Anderson to the Maple Leafs for Andreas Johnsson. Johnsson is a 25-year old left wing who had been a good secondary scorer in Toronto. Signed through … Continue reading

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Sabres acquire Eric Staal from Wild for Marcus Johansson

The @BuffaloSabres and @mnwild have made a deal!@NHLdotcom has more: https://t.co/KleZrz8khV pic.twitter.com/w2uKK5p2W0 — NHL (@NHL) September 16, 2020 In a straight up one for one trade without any salary retained, the Sabres and Wild made a interesting deal. Buffalo acquired … Continue reading

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Panarin quote on escrow is problematic

As the calendar is on the verge of changing from June to July, hockey continues to inch closer to an official return. Following a bizarre first part of the perplexing NHL Draft Lottery that will somehow reward a team that … Continue reading

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