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Hejdå Nils! Lundkvist traded to Stars, Chara headlines three defensemen who announce retirement, MacKinnon gets paid, camps open

In the second post of the new season, we have some Rangers news mixed with the retirements of three defensemen. Plus one of the game’s best gets a well deserved raise from the Stanley Cup champs. The first order of … Continue reading

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Rookie Weekend for prospects, Jones and Robertson get early start before camp, Motte signs with Ottawa, Lundkvist waits for trade, Tales of Stan Fischler, Jaromir Jagr

Halfway through September, there are only a few days left of summer. As usually happens, we’ll get a last taste of temperatures in the 80’s over the next week. Then maybe Indian summer. After what felt like an eternity at … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Tkachuk blockbuster trade involving Huberdeau a rarity, the uncomfortable direction the NHL is headed

Once the first domino fell when Johnny Gaudreau left Calgary for Columbus by taking less money to uproot his family back to the States, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Matthew Tkachuk would not remain a Calgary Flame. … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Kreider again stars in good win over Panthers to go into break the right way, Strome stands up as Rangers respond to coach’s challenge

If this were a summary of the first half, then the Rangers certainly followed the script. In what was a good win to enter the long break, they defeated the Eastern leading Panthers 5-2 at The Garden. The character building … Continue reading

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Will Kakko ever be a consistent goal scorer? Issues facing the Rangers as first half wraps up

The scouting reports were glowing. Many hockey pundits felt very strongly that then prospect Kaapo Kakko would become a good finisher at the NHL level. “Kaapo Kakko is a very good player,” said TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button following … Continue reading

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A Foxy Blueshirt: Adam Fox makes history by becoming only the fourth Ranger to win the Norris Trophy

Adam Fox is a lot of things. Already a special player that in my mind has become the most important Ranger in just two years time, the 23-year old was recognized for his outstanding second season on Tuesday. The brilliant … Continue reading

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With Gerard Gallant Official, changes are coming for Blueshirts

#NYR 36th head coach Gerard Gallant and GM Chris Drury pic.twitter.com/cujdegTrQf — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) June 22, 2021 Two days ago, Gerard Gallant was finally introduced as the new coach of the Rangers. The former bench boss of the Golden … Continue reading

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Islanders put Penguins on the brink, Connor’s goal in triple overtime eliminates Oilers, goalies shine including a memorable playoff debut for Cats’ Spencer Knight

These playoffs have been electric. It is only the first round yet there are so many cool storylines. From the magnificent playoff debut of 20-year old Spencer Knight to backstop the Cats to a 4-1 win in Game Five to … Continue reading

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All even through two games, Pens hold off Isles

So far, three first round series are all even through two games. They include the Bruins/Capitals, Islanders/Penguins and Wild/Golden Knights. These could go long. Especially based on how hard fought they’ve been. In a pivotal Game Two that saw the … Continue reading

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