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Day Two: Chytil gets bridge deal, Rangers acquire tough guy Reaves, Bruins do well in off-season despite losing Krejci, Plus more

It was a much calmer Day Two for the July frenzy. After so many signings on Day One, it was like a light wind cooling off the hot summer heat. Coincidentally, the temperatures here didn’t even reach 80 degrees. However, … Continue reading

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Rangers deal for rights to Goodrow, ship Howden to Vegas, Rooney a surprise protect, Price and Landeskog among big names left unprotected

In a move that felt like a home run, the Rangers acquired the exclusive negotiating rights to center Barclay Goodrow before Saturday’s 3 PM freeze. They parted with a ’22 seventh round pick to the Lightning, who knew they were … Continue reading

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Protection Lists Due Saturday, Rangers add Mike Kelly and Gord Murphy to coaching staff, Panthers buyout Yandle, Devils trade for Ryan Graves and re-sign Mike McLeod

It’s the quiet before the storm. In anticipation of next Wednesday’s Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft on July 21, teams are preparing for a hectic off-season. Each of the 31 teams will lose an unprotected player off their roster to Seattle. … 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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Exhibition not worth continuing to watch, Dolan speaks and Buchnevich gets suspended a game, a guest appearance on my friend’s podcast

After two periods of passionless hockey, I’ve opted out. The forty minutes are enough. With the Rangers on their way to a fifth consecutive loss in uncompetitive fashion at Boston trailing 3-0, what’s the point? Even diehard fans like myself … Continue reading

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Line Brawl highlights Fight Night at Garden as gutty Blueshirts respond to Wilson and Caps, Oshie hat trick deals a fourth consecutive loss

The talk all day centered around what would happen following the ridiculous antics of Tom Wilson in an ugly loss on Monday. On just a wild and wacky Wednesday that saw both John Davidson and Jeff Gorton lose their jobs … Continue reading

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Rangers blanked again by Varlamov as grinding Islanders clinch playoffs in final game at Nassau Coliseum

Unlike Thursday’s travesty which was a total humiliation, tonight was predictable. Skating without physical cogs Jacob Trouba, Chris Kreider and Ryan Lindgren, the Rangers were no match for the Islanders. Behind 28 saves from Semyon Varlamov, they blanked the Rangers … Continue reading

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Shestyorkin backstops Rangers to much needed win over Sabres, Lafreniere scores winner, Smith the Players Player plays pivotal role

Make no mistake about it. The Rangers are still alive thanks to the brilliant goaltending of Igor Shestyorkin. Without some gigantic saves in a 3-1 win over the scrappy Sabres, this easily could’ve been a bad loss. Instead, he made … Continue reading

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Zibanejad’s hat trick and Kakko pair enough to hold off Sabres

Mika Zibanejad’s hat trick highlighted a 6-3 Rangers’ win over the Sabres. The top center had a big day against the improved Buffalo team who never quit despite falling behind 4-1 and 5-2. His third three-goal game of the season … Continue reading

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Lafreniere Leads The Way Past Flyers

This was a lot better than the previous night. On Garden Of Dreams Night, it was one of the kids who stood out for the right reasons. How appropriate considering all the good will MSG and the Rangers do for … Continue reading

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