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Sabres win Lottery, Rangers sign Nils Lundkvist, great hockey in second round, the clutch Marchand

For those who care, they held the NHL Lottery on Thursday night. After dragging it out to the point of exhaustion thanks to all the wasted nonsense, they finally got down to who won. The winner was again the Sabres. … 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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How They Stack Up: Rangers vs Hurricanes

All the world’s a stage. pic.twitter.com/B4plv1AlLu — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 30, 2020 In less than 24 hours, the puck will drop on the first of eight best of five Preliminary Series. The Rangers and Hurricanes will be featured … Continue reading

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Hockey coming back? Happy Anniversary Messier Guarantee

On this nice Memorial Day in the New York and New Jersey area, we are thankful for our health and loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic. We thank our vets including my cool Uncle Bunk, who served in the 1950’s. … Continue reading

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Zibanejad returns in Turkey Eve showdown versus tough Hurricanes

When the bright lights switch on at the Garden ice later tonight for warmups and then the game, the Rangers will get Mika Zibanejad back. After missing 13 consecutive games with an “upper body” injury, the number one center finally … Continue reading

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Bruins and Hurricanes star in Eastern Conference Final

Tonight, the Eastern Conference Final begins. It features the Bruins and Hurricanes. They’re the two survivors left standing from a tremendous NHL Playoffs. While quite a few predicted the Bruins to reach this point if the Lightning failed, nobody had … Continue reading

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Staal leads Hurricanes past Islanders in overtime

Goals were hard to come by. Game One of the second round between the Islanders and Hurricanes was tightly contested at Barclays Center in downtown Brooklyn. One goal was enough for the Hurricanes to edge the host Islanders 1-0 in … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A remarkable first round finishes with a stunning comeback and another shocker

So, you thought you knew it all when it came to the hockey. Not when it came to the first round of these playoffs. A remarkable round concluded late Wednesday night. There’ll be no repeat. Following the craziest third period … Continue reading

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Cheap shots, Suspensions and Overtime

Day Four of the NHL Playoffs was chaotic. You had three Game Two’s go to overtime. You also had cheap shots and suspensions. One was handed out to Nikita Kucherov for his idiocy. He will serve a one game ban … Continue reading

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A Review of Game 3: Rangers swept under by Hurricanes in wild storm

There are going to be days like this. It’s part of the process under a new coach still trying to establish himself. When I predicted that the Rangers would be more exciting to watch, this was a bit what I … Continue reading

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