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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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A Covid Shot to the playoffs, Vaccinated Rangers turn into the gang that can’t shoot straight in a brutal loss to grittier Penguins

Filip Chytil somehow missed this golden opportunity to score in a frustrating second period that swung the momentum towards the Penguins, who wanted it more in a 5-2 win that crushed the Rangers’ playoff hopes. AP Photo by Spittin’ Chiclets … Continue reading

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Rangers implode following Zibanejad’s first even strength goal in bad 5-1 loss to Penguins

Kapanen having a heckuva game. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/m3ohNoZ0dZ — Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) March 8, 2021 It started out well enough. On Jacob Trouba’s first shift back from a broken thumb, he made a good defensive play to Pavel Buchnevich, … Continue reading

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Rangers latest loss to shorthanded Pens self inflicted

no pic.twitter.com/qT0sVJwcaS — Rangers on MSG (@RangersMSGN) January 31, 2021 So much for all the enthusiasm over Alexis Lafreniere scoring his first NHL goal in an exciting overtime win. It was back to reality for the Rangers tonight. They suffered … Continue reading

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Rangers fall apart in loss to Penguins

This one was bad. Once again, the Rangers blew a lead after two periods. Only this time, they allowed two goals including a Jake Guentzel game-winner late in regulation to lose to the Penguins 3-2. So, in two winnable games … Continue reading

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Younger Blueshirts bright spots in tough loss to Penguins

By now, all the yo-yos complaining over spilt milk have calmed down. A 56-game schedule means it’s too early for panic. Especially four games into the new season. A 1-2-1 record at the start isn’t what the Rangers wanted. That’s … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Malkin somehow still gets overlooked

AP Photo credit sportnet.ca via Canadian Press Imagine being one of the game’s brightest stars on a team you helped win three Stanley Cups, a Calder, a Conn Smythe, a Hart Trophy and two scoring titles. All this list of … Continue reading

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Two unpredictable sweeps

We’ve come a long way. And we’re ready to keep proving people wrong. #Isles pic.twitter.com/wMnnnETv6Q — x – New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) April 17, 2019 Not even a week in and two Eastern Conference teams have been sent packing in … Continue reading

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Umm Lightning?!?! The Trotz Isles and awful officiating

Night Three is in the books. It could be one to remember for a couple of reasons. Let’s highlight why. A.The Lightning were blown out 5-1 by a more determined Blue Jackets in a shocking Game Two. They’re in trouble. … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: First Round and Beyond

As we already know in this space, there’s no playoffs for either the Rangers or Devils for the first time ever. This is the first time since Colorado relocated to New Jersey that that’s happened. It’ll be a quiet Spring … Continue reading

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