Tag Archives: Joe Thornton

Staal leads Hurricanes past Islanders in overtime

Goals were hard to come by. Game One of the second round between the Islanders and Hurricanes was tightly contested at Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn. One goal was enough for the Hurricanes to edge the host Islanders 1-0 in … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets put Lightning on brink, Islanders own Crosby Pens, Stone’s hat trick leads Golden Knights

Day Five had a couple of shockers along with a big road win and a remarkable performance. Two teams were put on the brink in the East. One heavy favorite and one proven winner. The Islanders continued their Pens mastery … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: First Round and Beyond

As we already know in this space, there’s no playoffs for either the Rangers or Devils for the first time ever. This is the first time since Colorado relocated to New Jersey that that’s happened. It’ll be a quiet Spring … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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Suicide Watch on All Hallows Eve for Rangers fans

It’s suicide watch on All Hallows Eve for Rangers fans. Pavel Buchnevich is a healthy scratch for the second time under coach David Quinn when the Rangers visit the Sharks later tonight. Buchnevich got the only assist on Vladislav Namestnikov’s … Continue reading

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The Latest on eve of July 1: Sabres acquire Scandella, Devils all in on Shattenkirk

As July 1 approaches, the Devils are after Shattenkirk and Sabres make a move getting Scandella and Pominville. Continue reading

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News and Notes: Girardi close with Lightning, McDavid big contract, offer sheeting Draisaitl

New Post: The Eve of July 1 for Rangers and hockey fans

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Rangers re-sign Smith, why Gorton should be careful with July fireworks set to begin

The Rangers must be careful with how they spend this summer with better potential UFA in ’18 and ’19. Continue reading

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Pic of Day: Jumbo Joe Thornton

Occasionally, I come across things on Twitter that really make me wonder in amazement. Any hockey fan who has followed Joe Thornton’s journey from the Bruins to Sharks knows about his metamorphosis. The former Hart winner who is six assists … Continue reading

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Sharks vs Rangers Preview: Raanta starts, McIlrath and Jooris in

Here is a look at tonight’s game versus the Sharks. A tough test for the Rangers. Continue reading

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