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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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Rangers not so Wild in ugly loss, Georgiev gives up five goal, Fox struggles, a tough homecoming for Miller

How can one sum up the Rangers’ 5-2 loss to the Wild? In a word, ugly. It was probably one of their worst performances of what’s otherwise been a surprising season. Sloppy turnovers and poor defensive coverage were themes in … Continue reading

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Zuccarello and Wild spoil Lundqvist Night, Rangers again inconsistent in frustrating loss on tough call

There will be no debate. Henrik Lundqvist Night was a rousing success. Of course it was. The highly anticipated jersey retirement of Number 30 to the rafters of Madison Square Garden lived up to the billing on the marquee. It … Continue reading

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Devils thwarted by goalposts and a hideous PP in a pre-turkey shootout defeat

Last night was a rare game where I had the choice to either go or not go without worrying about eating money on tickets, since I’d already sold my regular section for last night’s game but still had a free … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Qualifying Round Picks

It’s Day One of the NHL expanded playoff format. Over the next week and a half, sixteen teams will compete for a chance to advance in a Best of Five preliminary round. Only eight will make the true Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Game #56 Buchnevich goal sparks Blueshirt comeback over Wild in shootout, Georgiev steps in for Shesterkin, Zibanejad and Panarin deliver

Hockey can be funny sometimes. All it takes is one lucky bounce to turn a game around. That’s precisely what happened for the Rangers in a weird but hard fought comeback win over the Wild via a shootout. They mounted … Continue reading

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Game #22: Kreider and DeAngelo rally resilient Rangers past Wild in overtime, Lundqvist fifth all-time with 455 wins, Panarin magic on Zuccarello’s emotional return

Henrik Lundqvist shows off the winning game puck of victory number 455 to move into fifth all-time past Curtis Joseph in a Rangers comeback 3-2 overtime win. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images For a while, it … Continue reading

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Game #37: A Statement third period gives Rangers deserving 4-3 road win over Predators

I’ll be honest. I wasn’t expecting a whole lot going into Nashville. Anyone who’s followed this team knows how much of a disaster they’ve been on the road. On paper, it seemed like a mismatch. Maybe for that reason, I … Continue reading

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Game #7 – Predators 4, Devils 3 (OT)

After yet another extended delay in the schedule, the Devils returned to the ice for just their seventh game in the last twenty-four days.  Early on it seemed as if the Devils were fine with the infrequent games but after … Continue reading

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A review of Game 1: Rangers lose 3-2 to Nashville

It was an emotional night at MSG. New coach David Quinn finally got a taste of what the NHL is all about. Even though his team didn’t win, they gave a good effort in a tough 3-2 home loss to … Continue reading

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