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Day One of the Free Agent Frenzy: As predicted, Trocheck signs with the Rangers, Halak the new backup, Copp heads home and Strome out West, Gaudreau turns down Devils for Blue Jackets, The best contracts of July 13th

Day One of free agency didn’t disappoint. The July 13th FA Frenzy featured almost every big name. There were so many signings that it may as well have been a carnival. Even with the late news that Evander Kane stayed … Continue reading

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Free Agent Predictions

For fun, I decided to make some free agent predictions for the July 13th class. The NHL FA Frenzy period officially kicks off at 12 noon. Before I get to guessing where players will land, Evander Kane is staying put … Continue reading

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The excitement of free agent frenzy begins Wednesday, Avalanche lock up Nichushkin, Malkin stays, Gaudreau leaving, Rangers likely to lose Copp and Strome, qualify Kakko

As we draw closer to midnight before July 13th, there will continue to be many discussions on potential available players who could hit the market on Wednesday. The free agent frenzy officially begins tomorrow afternoon. With that in mind, it’s … Continue reading

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Controversial Kadri goal in overtime puts Avalanche within a win of Stanley Cup, Replays show why Cooper and Lightning have reason to be disappointed

Statement from NHL Hockey Operations on OT Game 4-winning goal: pic.twitter.com/U4dXa2GDTe — Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) June 23, 2022 Controversy surrounded the conclusion of a well played Game Four won by the Avalanche in overtime 3-2 over the Lightning in Tampa. … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Final: Never Say Die Rangers look to crash Lightning party in fascinating series

There’s no rest for the weary. At least in the case of the Rangers, they has one day off to prepare for the Lightning in a fascinating Eastern Conference Final that begins later tonight on Broadway. Indeed, it’s the upstart … Continue reading

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Playoff Kuch equals Klutch for Lightning, Kucherov’s brilliance sets up Colton winner to stun Panthers in Game Two

With the Rangers busier this postseason, I haven’t had as much time to devote to other series. Even though I’ve caught most games, it isn’t easy to write about them when I’m preoccupied with the Blueshirts. Tonight provided a moment … Continue reading

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Panarin’s remarkable shot that defied logic, A truthful quote on these Blueshirts, Second Round set to begin tomorrow

Artemi Panarin and the #NYR take the back page of today’s @nypost pic.twitter.com/tLxQ1bI9q4 — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) May 16, 2022 A night later, let’s get to why I couldn’t believe the overtime winner Artemi Panarin scored to beat the Penguins … Continue reading

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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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As deadline approaches, Rangers must be careful not to go overboard

By show of hands, who had this team in second place with 79 points through 59 games? With a 37-17-5 record, the Rangers have had a splendid season. They entered Sunday tied in points with the Penguins, who take on … Continue reading

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A Rangers Pioneer Part I: Emile “Cat” Francis

On Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, the Rangers lost a legendary pioneer. Emile “Cat” Francis was a huge part of the Original Six franchise. He was 95. It was as a coach and general manager that he helped shape the team … Continue reading

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