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Rangers make smart move swapping Joey Keane for Julien Gauthier, Lindgren takes high road on Marchand, confusing playoff system, awful Leafs and Canadiens

A minor trade that could help the Rangers at forward could impact what happens with Chris Kreider (seen above with Derek Stepan). Much earlier on Tuesday, the Rangers decided to make a trade that could immediately impact the future. In … Continue reading

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Game #52 Buchnevich, Zibanejad and Kreider take apart Maple Leafs, Shestyorkin improves to 4-1-0 for Rangers

Pavel Buchnevich celebrates a goal in easily his best game of the season. He finished with a goal and two assists in the Rangers 5-3 win over the defenseless Maple Leafs. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images … Continue reading

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Rangers face the desperate Maple Leafs tonight, Shestyorkin starts, Strome on possible lineup changes

Tonight, the Maple Leafs visit Manhattan when they do battle with the Rangers. The game is a 7:30 PM start. It must be one of those NBCSN flex games. Plus you got the Canadian telecast. From checking the schedule, it … Continue reading

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Georgiev gets the call against Maple Leafs

“Times, they are a changin’”-Bob Dylan Tonight is Game 34 of 82 for the Rangers. They’ll host the ultra talented Maple Leafs at The Garden. It’s the first of three meetings this season. They’ll also play in Toronto on December … Continue reading

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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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