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Rangers sign defenseman Nemeth, add depth with Tinordi and McKegg, DeAngelo put on trial in conference call with Hurricanes, More on a hectic July Frenzy

It was a busy first day in NHL free agency. When it was over, more than $500 million had been spent on 98446712562 players. At least that’s how it felt. Headlining the long list was top free agent defenseman Dougie … 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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With Gerard Gallant Official, changes are coming for Blueshirts

#NYR 36th head coach Gerard Gallant and GM Chris Drury pic.twitter.com/cujdegTrQf — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) June 22, 2021 Two days ago, Gerard Gallant was finally introduced as the new coach of the Rangers. The former bench boss of the Golden … Continue reading

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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets trade of Dubois to Winnipeg involving Laine is a 2016 Draft redux

Getty Images It was only five years ago (really four and a half) that following top pick Auston Matthews to the Leafs, Patrik Laine went second to Winnipeg and Pierre-Luc Dubois went third to the Blue Jackets. That top three … 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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Game #64: Bad bounces, Armia’s hat trick overshadow Lemieux’s first goal in 4-2 loss to Canadiens

Home ice is supposed to be friendly. Not so much for the Rangers, who had two bad bounces go against them in a 4-2 loss to the Canadiens. Those two bounces resulted in Montreal goals to turn around a second … Continue reading

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Sabres roll the dice on Evander Kane

On the same day they dealt goalie Jhonas Enroth to the Stars for Anders Lindback and a conditional pick, the Sabres rolled the dice gambling on Evander Kane. In what amounted to a blockbuster trade, Buffalo sent Tyler Myers, Drew … Continue reading

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