Tag Archives: John Tortorella

Henrik Lundqvist retires after 15 NHL seasons

As sure as I am that Derek will eventually post a Lundqvist remembrance piece worthy of his NHL HOF career, I’m just as sure it’s near impossible for him to do it today, on what’s surely an emotional day for … Continue reading

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The Post Quinn Era begins, Gallant the frontrunner, Leetch right to leave, Lindgren gets fair deal, Playoff Picks

It’s already been a long two days since new Team President and GM Chris Drury decided to move on from since departed coach David Quinn. After three years on the job as part of the rebuilding process, Quinn was dismissed … Continue reading

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Rangers fire David Quinn

Two days following exit interviews, the New York Rangers have decided to go in a different direction. Following the abrupt exit of John Davidson and Jeff Gorton last week, new Team President and GM Chris Drury had a tough decision … Continue reading

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Dolan fires Gorton and Davidson in shocker

On the day before the game everyone’s been talking about, both GM Jeff Gorton and Team President John Davidson were fired by MSG CEO James Dolan. It’s a move that’s sent shockwaves through the hockey world. I’m told the firing … Continue reading

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When it rains, it pours

In what’s become a weekly, or at least semi-weekly ritual of bemoaning the current state of the Devils it seemed fitting to open with a Charlie Brown clip, and not just because it’s raining outside this morning. I’d like to … Continue reading

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Canadiens become first team to make coaching change by firing Julien

In a big shakeup, the Canadiens announced this morning that they’d relieved head coach Claude Julien and assistant Kirk Muller. The Canadiens have appointed Dominique Ducharme interim head coach and have added Alex Burrows to the coaching staff. Claude Julien … 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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Rangers to buyout Henrik Lundqvist, Remembering an all-time New York Ranger

From A King To A Czar: The passing of the torch began this past year with all-time Rangers great Henrik Lundqvist handing over the goalie reigns to Igor Shesterkin. It’s the end of an era. Three days after Marc Staal … Continue reading

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Panarin named to NHL First All-Star Team, Award Winners revealed, big off-season awaits Rangers

Artemi Panarin didn’t win the Hart Trophy, but deservedly was named to the First All-Star Team. AP Photo credit NHL.com via Getty Images Yesterday, the NHL completed revealing their Awards for this extended 2019-20 season. One that’s still going following … Continue reading

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Lightning overcome playoff record 85 saves from Korpisalo in five overtime epic over Blue Jackets

Sudden death hero Brayden Point is mobbed by Lightning teammates after his winner in five overtimes gave them a unreal 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets, who got a NHL record 85 saves from Joonas Korpisalo. AP Photo credit Tampa … Continue reading

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