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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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Blueshirts Flame Out in deserved home loss, Sloppy Play and Turnovers doom four game win streak

It was a home fizzle. In their return from a perfect 4-0 road trip, the Rangers flamed out literally in a dismal 5-1 loss to Calgary at a less than capacity MSG. More on the attendance later. Playing for the … Continue reading

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Quinn’s baffling decision to bench Kakko unjustified in 4-3 loss at Calgary

Mikael Backlund beats Henrik Lundqvist for a crushing shorthanded goal that came three-on-five. The Rangers lost 4-3 to Calgary. AP Photo Credit Calgary Flames via Getty Images The New Year is only two days in going on three. I’m already … Continue reading

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Marner leaves Rask and Bruins in dust

It’s funny. But I find myself intrigued by the NHL Playoffs so far. Even though I swore I wouldn’t do it, here I am caving in. I guess it’s the passionate hockey fan in me. What caught my eye on … Continue reading

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Game #71: Playing out the string isn’t fun as Rangers Flame out in Calgary

FIVE POINTS FOR CHUCKY!#NYRvsCGY | #Flames pic.twitter.com/HAcgwbL0Oh — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) March 16, 2019 I’ll be honest. As the season winds down, it gets harder and harder to watch these games. The Rangers are a very bad team since trading … Continue reading

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A win is a win Rangers style

New Recap: Rangers finally get a home win 🙂 Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: Flames overcome disallowed goal to win Game 3 in overtime over Ducks

In one of the wildest games these playoffs, the Flames overcame a controversy disallowed goal to stun the Ducks 4-3 in overtime. Continue reading

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