Tag Archives: John Tavares

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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HARD HITS: NHL All-Star Weekend and Trade Deadline

That went well👍🏻🥇 What a great weekend. So much fun. Thanks to San Jose for hosting! #NHLallstar pic.twitter.com/9mTH0BInBC — Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) January 27, 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend came and went in San Jose. They were a great host with … Continue reading

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Game #47: Tired Thursday – Islanders 4, Devils 1

My last few recaps have been the definition of mailing them in considering I only watched the horror show against Toronto last Thursday of the last handful of games. Not that mailing it in makes me any different from the … Continue reading

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Game #43: Tortorous Thursday – Leafs 4, Devils 2

After our previous two meetings with the Leafs this season resulted in 6-1 and 7-2 losses, I knew what was coming last night. I still had to attend the game to experience ’80’s night with a friend, but I warned … Continue reading

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Game #34 Marner’s three points the difference despite good effort in 5-3 Rangers loss to Maple Leafs

Sometimes, you’re gonna be outscored by more talented opponents. The will was there along with the compete level. There was no quit in this one. Simply put, the Rangers were out-skilled by the Maple Leafs in a 5-3 loss up … Continue reading

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Game #20 – Devils 5, Canadiens 2

Through the season’s first quarter there’s been very little to be thankful for as a Devils fan, at least in terms of overall results.  A 4-0 start got buried with just four wins in their next fifteen games before last … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Trotz has surprising Islanders in first place

A good coach can make all the difference. For years, the Islanders have been viewed by many observers as an afterthought in the metro area. Despite a rich history and tradition that includes the Stanley Cup dynasty of winning four … Continue reading

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Devils season preview

With the 2018-19 NHL season less than twenty-four hours away, it’s finally time to get back into hockey mode, especially for those of us who had their baseball season end months ago (albeit I did win a big fantasy league … Continue reading

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