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Next year, Quinn must put Kakko in a position to succeed

By show of hands, how many of you thought Kaapo Kakko had a good first year? The highly rated Finnish right wing was a disappointment for the Rangers, who were only too happy to grab the future scorer second at … Continue reading

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Rangers must learn from loss how to become a more complete team

AP Photo via Getty Images They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” One close look at the one above illustrates the difference between a battle tested team of Hurricanes and a disjointed one like the younger Rangers that … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Tornado Rangers in Sweeping Fashion

Sebastian Aho highlighted a Hurricanes three game sweep of the Rangers in a 4-1 win with two goals and an assist. He torched the Rangers for eight points. AP Photo by Frank Gunn via Getty Images In the end, the … Continue reading

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Svechnikov hat trick puts disappointing Rangers on the brink

Andrei Svechnikov snaps home his third goal for a hat trick to highlight a Hurricanes 4-1 win over the Rangers in Game Two of the Play In Series. The Rangers have their backs to the wall in what might’ve been … Continue reading

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Rangers aim to even series against Hurricanes

You can take us out of New York, but can't take the New York out of us. pic.twitter.com/VN1pxKPsMy — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) August 3, 2020 It’s another early start for the Rangers and Hurricanes on a early hot August … Continue reading

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Angry Hurricanes Proved A Point to Rangers

AP Photo credit Carolina Hurricanes via Getty Images In what technically was their first postseason game for many younger Blueshirts, they learned a valuable lesson. In Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to a determined Hurricanes in Game One of the best-of-five Stanley … Continue reading

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Special Hockey Podcast: Derek on Rangers loss to Canes, big upsets and Matt Dumba’s important message

I decided to do a special hockey podcast before on my Hard Hits Network channel on Blogtalk Radio. Among the big topics covered includes: -My assessment of the Rangers 3-2 loss to Hurricanes in Game One. What they didn’t do … Continue reading

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Rangers drop Game One to relentless Hurricanes 3-2

From the start, the Rangers were flat. They looked lethargic in the early going of this best of five preliminary series. The poor start along with a bad break cost them in a 3-2 loss to a stronger Hurricanes team … Continue reading

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How They Stack Up: Rangers vs Hurricanes

All the world’s a stage. pic.twitter.com/B4plv1AlLu — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 30, 2020 In less than 24 hours, the puck will drop on the first of eight best of five Preliminary Series. The Rangers and Hurricanes will be featured … Continue reading

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Rangers drop tuneup against Islanders

In the first hockey they’ve played since March, the Rangers had an exhibition game against the Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. It was a tuneup for both old rivals as they each get ready for their respective Preliminary Series … Continue reading

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