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HARD HITS: Hockey Day In America

It’s Hockey Day In America. Well, really it was kick-started last night with the big outdoor game played between the LA Kings and Colorado Avalanche at the U. S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Stadium … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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Hot Blueshirts Topics as they face Islanders before All-Star Break

Without the Wonder Bread Man, the Rangers would be one of the league’s bottom feeders in the Lafreniere Sweepstakes. That’s how much value Artemi Panarin has in Year One on Broadway. With less than a day away from some time … Continue reading

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Game #19: The Panarin Show continues as Rangers play well in front of Lundqvist in a good win over Caps, Derek’s observations via Periscope

The Bread Man Delivers: Artemiy Panarin is lighting up Broadway the way Jaromir Jagr once did. His two goals increased his career best point streak to 12 to highlight a satisfying 4-1 Rangers win over the Caps. AP Photo via … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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Game #65: Strange ending gives Caps shootout win over Rangers

Alex Ovechkin wins it in the shootout, after the stick is thrown at the puck. pic.twitter.com/ytvGzBqMaV — NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) March 3, 2019 For 65 minutes, the Rangers and Caps played to a 2-2 tie. Nothing separated them. Alexandar … Continue reading

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Blueshirts stand up to Capitals in wild overtime loss

Str🥊me pic.twitter.com/GYiX6umsaK — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 24, 2019 A day following the first domino to fall in popular teammate Mats Zuccarello, the Rangers showed that they wouldn’t be bullied by the Capitals in a wild 6-5 overtime loss … Continue reading

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Game #24: Bad finish to good game for Rangers in 5-3 loss to better Capitals

Sometimes, you run into the wrong opponent. Saturday’s home matinee was a clear case of that with the younger Rangers giving the defending champs a good game, but like the first meeting, they lost to the better team. The Capitals … Continue reading

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Rangers look to rebound versus Capitals

Game Preview: Capitals vs Rangers, MSG 2 PM The Rangers look for a quick turnaround thus afternoon when they host the Capitals at MSG. The game begins at 2 PM on MSG and NHL Network for those without blackout restrictions. … Continue reading

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Game #7: Rangers tripped up by Capitals 4-3 in overtime

The record is now 2-4-1. Through seven games of the David Quinn era, the Rangers have already made some strides in the first year of a rebuild. Despite coming up short in a tough 4-3 overtime loss to the defending … Continue reading

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