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Hurricanes lock up Rangers in 2-0 mind numbing shutout to go up two games to none, Key stars missing, Raanta and Smith haunt former team

In what can best be described as a very frustrating game to watch, the Rangers were shutout by the Hurricanes 2-0 in Game Two at PNC Arena. They now trail the second round series two games to none. How bad … Continue reading

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Second Round: Hurricanes come back to take Game One over Rangers 2-1 in overtime, Aho ties it late, Cole wins it, Chytil gets only goal, Good effort wasted

This one was tough. In the first game of the second round series, the Rangers dropped Game One to the Hurricanes 2-1 in overtime. Ian Cole scored the winner at 3:12 to help the Canes complete the comeback. They lead … Continue reading

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Second Round Preview: New York Rangers vs Carolina Hurricanes

Two days after completing their latest come from behind win in spectacular fashion thanks to overtime hero Artemi Panarin, whose power play goal allowed the Rangers to rally from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the Penguins, they now are preparing … Continue reading

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Strong quotes from Zibanejad and Kreider tell the story of an ugly Rangers’ loss to legit Hurricanes

Two nights removed from a strong come from behind win over Toronto, the Rangers were listless in a 6-3 loss to the Hurricanes that wasn’t as close as the final score. They were dominated for long stretches by a legit … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup: Methodical Lightning Take Game One over Canadiens 5-1

We’ve finally arrived at the epic conclusion to this long, strange season. The Stanley Cup Finals began last night in Tampa. It pits the Cinderella Canadiens versus the heavyweight defending champion Lightning. If we were to base it on Game … Continue reading

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John Davidson returns to Blue Jackets, Playoff observations on Bruins/Caps, MacKinnon and latest Kadri cheap shot

Everyone knows how good a person John Davidson is. That didn’t change after he and former Rangers’ GM Jeff Gorton were fired by Garden CEO James Dolan. As expected, Davidson kept it classy in thanking the Rangers for the opportunity … Continue reading

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Feisty Habs not ready to bid adieu, Canucks put Blues on brink

The first round of these Stanley Cup Playoffs have been fascinating to follow. Even for heavy favorites such as the Golden Knights, Lightning ang Bruins, who all advanced in five games, they were tested. Only the high powered Avalanche weren’t … Continue reading

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Horvat leads Canucks past Blues

Captain Canuck: Bo Horvat celebrates his overtime winner to put the Canucks up 2-0 on the defending champion Blues. AP photo via Getty Images With one great Quinn Hughes outlet and one splendid Bo Horvat breakaway goal past Jordan Binnington, … Continue reading

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Rangers pass on Wahlstrom to take Kravtsov ninth overall, trade up for K’Andre Miller and grab Nils Lundkvist in wild first round

The first round of the NHL Draft was completed Friday night in Dallas. It marked the first time they hosted one. Maybe it should be the only instance with some unruly fans booing commissioner Gary Bettman as he spoke about … Continue reading

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