Tag Archives: John Tavares

2019-20 NHL PREVIEW: Is it time to crown a new champion?

The storyline for the 2019-20 NHL season is one of great anticipation and theatre. Last season, it was the St. Louis Blues, who came out of nowhere to deliver their first Stanley Cup. They’re ready to celebrate on Wednesday by … Continue reading

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Devils offseason preview

While next weekend will certainly be one of the most exciting non-game related weekends in local hockey history with both the Devils and Rangers getting potential franchise players in the first two picks of Friday’s NHL Draft, drafting Jack Hughes … Continue reading

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Ovechkin is my hero

This was Alexander Ovechkin near the conclusion of the Capitals losing to the Hurricanes in Game Six at Carolina. His reaction was priceless. Alex Ovechkin slashes Saku Maenalanen, applauds the penalty call and gets ejected pic.twitter.com/cnijrY8PcE — Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) … Continue reading

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Marner leaves Rask and Bruins in dust

It’s funny. But I find myself intrigued by the NHL Playoffs so far. Even though I swore I wouldn’t do it, here I am caving in. I guess it’s the passionate hockey fan in me. What caught my eye on … 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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Game #74: Strome’s overtime winner gives Georgiev another victory over the Leafs

Maybe these games don’t have the same meaning to some. Don’t tell the Rangers. They went into Toronto and earned a hard fought 2-1 overtime win over the Maple Leafs. Ryan Strome scored the OT winner at 1:48 on a … Continue reading

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Rangers can gain ground in Lottery race with loss at Toronto

I don’t advocate tanking. I’m glad the Rangers aren’t under coach David Quinn. They continue to play hard, but haven’t been winning games. Since the trade deadline, they have one victory. I’ve lost track of what the exact total is. … 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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HARD HITS: A Chaotic Return for Tavares, Sean Avery, and the Islanders

Unless you were living in a cave or on vacation without WiFi, Thursday night marked the long anticipated return of John Tavares to Long Island. The former Islanders captain got what was expected from irate fans when the Maple Leafs … Continue reading

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Game #55: Birthday boy Georgiev treats Rangers to 4-1 win over Maple Leafs with incredible 55 saves

It was quite a night for birthday boy Alexandar Georgiev, who turned in a career high 55 saves to lift the Rangers to a 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs. Continue reading

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