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Rangers must learn from loss how to become a more complete team

AP Photo via Getty Images They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” One close look at the one above illustrates the difference between a battle tested team of Hurricanes and a disjointed one like the younger Rangers that … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Tornado Rangers in Sweeping Fashion

Sebastian Aho highlighted a Hurricanes three game sweep of the Rangers in a 4-1 win with two goals and an assist. He torched the Rangers for eight points. AP Photo by Frank Gunn via Getty Images In the end, the … Continue reading

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Svechnikov hat trick puts disappointing Rangers on the brink

Andrei Svechnikov snaps home his third goal for a hat trick to highlight a Hurricanes 4-1 win over the Rangers in Game Two of the Play In Series. The Rangers have their backs to the wall in what might’ve been … Continue reading

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Angry Hurricanes Proved A Point to Rangers

AP Photo credit Carolina Hurricanes via Getty Images In what technically was their first postseason game for many younger Blueshirts, they learned a valuable lesson. In Saturday’s 3-2 defeat to a determined Hurricanes in Game One of the best-of-five Stanley … Continue reading

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Special Hockey Podcast: Derek on Rangers loss to Canes, big upsets and Matt Dumba’s important message

I decided to do a special hockey podcast before on my Hard Hits Network channel on Blogtalk Radio. Among the big topics covered includes: -My assessment of the Rangers 3-2 loss to Hurricanes in Game One. What they didn’t do … Continue reading

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Rangers drop Game One to relentless Hurricanes 3-2

From the start, the Rangers were flat. They looked lethargic in the early going of this best of five preliminary series. The poor start along with a bad break cost them in a 3-2 loss to a stronger Hurricanes team … Continue reading

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How They Stack Up: Rangers vs Hurricanes

All the world’s a stage. pic.twitter.com/B4plv1AlLu — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 30, 2020 In less than 24 hours, the puck will drop on the first of eight best of five Preliminary Series. The Rangers and Hurricanes will be featured … Continue reading

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Rangers drop tuneup against Islanders

In the first hockey they’ve played since March, the Rangers had an exhibition game against the Islanders at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. It was a tuneup for both old rivals as they each get ready for their respective Preliminary Series … Continue reading

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Rangers leave for Toronto, Hamilton’s status doubtful for Hurricanes

Next stop: The bubble. pic.twitter.com/AGSrMqn2cr — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 26, 2020 As the Rangers flew out to Toronto for the rest of the foreseeable future, they will be one of eight Eastern teams competing in the expanded Stanley … Continue reading

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Calder snub of Adam Fox isn’t important

This week, the NHL has been revealing the three candidates for each regular season award. That includes the Calder Trophy which goes to the league’s top rookie. We knew both defensemen Cale Makar and Quinn Hughes would be locks. The … Continue reading

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