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Hejdå Nils! Lundkvist traded to Stars, Chara headlines three defensemen who announce retirement, MacKinnon gets paid, camps open

In the second post of the new season, we have some Rangers news mixed with the retirements of three defensemen. Plus one of the game’s best gets a well deserved raise from the Stanley Cup champs. The first order of … Continue reading

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Mets ’86 hero Orosco tells great story on Old-Timer’s Day, Zibanejad ranked in top 10 centers by NHL Network

On a warm August day in Flushing, the Mets held their first Old-Timer’s Day since 1994 ironically, one ’86 hero had a great story to tell. As it turned out, he shared a unique connection to the Rangers. During the … Continue reading

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The Avalanche are crowned new Stanley Cup champs over unbelievable Lightning, Hall Of Shame strikes again with Mogilny snub, questionable decisions in Toronto

On Sunday night at Amalie Arena, the NHL crowned a new champion. The Colorado Avalanche defeated the two-time champion Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 to take Game Six in enemy territory to win the Stanley Cup. The Avalanche did it by … Continue reading

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Palat’s latest game-winner keeps Lightning alive in Game Five win over Avalanche

Ondrej Palat scored his seventh career postseason winner with 6:22 remaining in the third period to keep the Lightning alive in their chase for a three-peat. They defeated the Avalanche 3-2 to hold the celebration in Colorado and force Game … 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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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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Rangers and Penguins gave us a glimpse into potential first round series, the controversial call on Lindgren a reminder of NHL hypocrisy, it’s Miller Time with Canucks in town

Yesterday’s afternoon game was the return of the NHL on ABC. In the old 3 o’clock window that I previously mentioned from my days spent at ESPN in the trailer providing Stat paks for the production crew, the Rangers and … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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Rangers’ late push not enough in tough loss to Avalanche, Zibanejad and Panarin struggle in second consecutive defeat, Kakko slumping

They certainly tried to make the most of an overturned J.T. Compher power play goal that looked like a very iffy call. Instead of being down and out, the Rangers had a new lease on life. They were able to … Continue reading

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Rangers get hit by an Avalanche literally as win streak ends

Sometimes, you just get beat. In the Rangers’ case, they got hit by an Avalanche literally. Playing for the second straight night after traveling home from Chicago, they were no match for the Avalanche in a 7-3 loss at The … Continue reading

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