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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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The Case for Panarin for League MVP

Earlier this week, Artemi Panarin was among the league’s elite for the prestigious Hart Trophy. Given how well he performed in turning the Rangers into a much improved must see Broadway act, Panarin is definitely worthy of being up for … Continue reading

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As Training Camp heats up, Panarin up for prestigious Award

On Day Two of the new training camp during the dog days of summer, Artemi Panarin is the story. The very successful 28-year old Russian left wing, who was on his way to 40 goals and 100 points prior to … Continue reading

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Panarin quote on escrow is problematic

As the calendar is on the verge of changing from June to July, hockey continues to inch closer to an official return. Following a bizarre first part of the perplexing NHL Draft Lottery that will somehow reward a team that … Continue reading

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NHL suspends season due to coronavirus

We won’t be seeing cool goal celebrations like this anytime soon. AP Photo via Getty Images As expected today, the NHL decided to suspend the season due to the Coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused every sports league to pause … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: The Hart Race nobody wants to acknowledge

Last night in a big 3-2 win over the Jets, Oilers center Leon Draisaitl scored twice and picked up an assist to help move Edmonton into second place in the Pacific Division. The power play goal he scored in the … Continue reading

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Game #62 Panarin and Zibanejad save the Rangers in an emotional 4-3 overtime win over gritty Islanders, Georgiev stands on head, McKegg and Howden score

No words. Just a great photograph. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Sometimes, you gotta be lucky. Whether it’s in life or whatever venture, luck being on your side is good. The Rangers were lucky to win … 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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New Year’s Eve comeback falls just short

It’s been officially 2020 for nearly five hours. Admittedly, I didn’t get to see any of the game last night. Like some people, I was out doing New Year’s Eve stuff with my brother and our friends. Needless to say, … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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