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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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Game 14: Rangers 2 Bolts 1 OT, AV’s lineup works, Miller scores great winner

Sometimes, it all clicks in a game for a struggling team. If the Rangers were incomplete in the first 13, they sure weren’t during last night’s big 2-1 win over the first place Lightning in overtime. The stars shined throughout … Continue reading

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News and Notes: Girardi close with Lightning, McDavid big contract, offer sheeting Draisaitl

New Post: The Eve of July 1 for Rangers and hockey fans

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Rangers quiet before roster freeze for Vegas Expansion Draft

The last two days, plenty of trade rumors were the focus with the roster freeze coming in anticipation of the Las Vegas Expansion Draft. The Golden Knights will begin selecting players from all 30 NHL rosters beginning tomorrow. The expansion … Continue reading

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Lightning stay alive in wildcard

The Lightning are still in play for the final wildcard in the East. For a second straight night, they stayed alive by winning on the road against a Canadian team in the Atlantic Division. After beating the Maple Leafs 4-1 … Continue reading

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Halak keeps Islanders alive while Leafs lose

The Islanders are still alive. Barely. Behind Jaroslav Halak, they shutout the Hurricanes 3-0 in Raleigh Thursday night. The resurgent goalie who replaced Thomas Greiss by regaining his job made 29 saves. If they do somehow make the playoffs, they … Continue reading

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Islanders try to stay alive

There is still hope. Thanks to Thomas Hickey’s overtime winner at Nashville the other night, the Islanders are still alive for the playoffs. Barely. They need to win out and get lots of help. That is the situation for a … Continue reading

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Rangers to rest four tomorrow, Marchand spears Gotchin

New Post: Marchand spearing cheap shot despicable. Rangers to rest 4. #Marchand #NYR Continue reading

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Rangers make playoffs, lose 5-4 to Sharks in overtime

With one point earned in a wild and crazy 5-4 overtime loss to the Sharks, the Rangers made the playoffs for a seventh straight year. While Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti propped that up as only they can for MSG … Continue reading

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The Road Warriors bounce back with 3-2 win over Minnesota

Hawk and Animal were the Road Warriors. #NYRangers are the NHL version. Continue reading

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