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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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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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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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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game Five for Islanders/Penguins, Bruins finish off Capitals, Oilers’ meltdown in The Peg, Plus Rick Middleton ranks as worst Rangers’ trade ever

It was a week ago that there was a lot of excitement for fans of 16 NHL teams. Now, we’re down to 14 with two more teams facing elimination tonight. The Avalanche are already waiting for the Golden Knights, who … 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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Rookie standout helps Devils take two from Flyers

Finally, the long local nightmare is over. The Devils’ losing streak mercifully – and barely – stopped at ten straight games after a wild home win over the Flyers on Tuesday where they blew 3-0 and 4-3 leads. Fortunately, the … Continue reading

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Kravtsov arrives in NYC, tempering expectations, Johnson on waivers

The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming. As I teased in a recent post, the Rangers will be adding another young Russian prospect to the NHL roster. Following Igor Shestyorkin’s early success in ’19-20, Vitaly Kravtsov arrives with much … Continue reading

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New NHL Season Starts Up

Following a lengthy wait, hockey finally is back. A new NHL season starts up later today with five games on the schedule. It even features an early bird special with the Flyers and Penguins doing battle in Pennsylvania at 5:30 … Continue reading

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