Tag Archives: Nathan MacKinnon

HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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Game #40: Undisciplined Rangers get Avalanched 6-1

With one eye on what amounted to a Finland 6-1 blowout over Switzerland in the World Junior Championship semifinals, I kept flipping back and forth between our team’s latest disaster and the poor Swiss. At least those kids will play … Continue reading

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Islanders continue to be a surprise

When John Tavares chose the hometown Maple Leafs, whose pajamas he wore as a kid, the Islanders were supposed to be not too good. Even in the new era of Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz, they were not expected to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Parity gives underdogs a chance in unpredictable league, Brodeur and Marty St. Louis inducted

A look at the current standings tells a story. The 2018-19 NHL season is unlike most. With few exceptions, most teams are struggling. Both the Capitals and Golden Knights would be out of the playoffs if the season ended today. … Continue reading

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Pick your favorite scoring line

There are plenty of exciting flavors in the NHL that can excite hockey fans when it comes to scoring lines. Much like ice cream, it depends on your preference. Continue reading

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Game #6: Rangers respond with a good 3-2 shootout win over the Avalanche

🚨 on the power play🚨 on a one-timer🚨🚨 in the shootout👀 them all ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/hNlrKLdCmz — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 17, 2018 David Quinn wanted to see more tenacity and grit from his team. He sure got it from … Continue reading

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Avalanche at Rangers: Buchnevich a healthy scratch

The Rangers look to shake off a tough one goal defeat over the weekend when they host the Avalanche tonight at 7 PM. It promise to be another tough test. After doing a solid job against Connor McDavid even though … Continue reading

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Taylor Hart Hall wins MVP on emotional Awards night

Taylor Hall mentions Humboldt first in his speech. Pure class. Then: “thank you to NJD fans. To be he first Devils Hart Trophy winner is an honor. Let’s have a great night!” #NHLAwards @NJDevils pic.twitter.com/vCTLiTHvZF — 𝔸𝕣𝕕𝕒 𝕆𝕔𝕒𝕝 (@ArdaOcalTV) June … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: First Round lacking usual bite

HARD HITS By Derek Felix View this post on Instagram Always #LeafsNation A post shared by Toronto Maple Leafs (@mapleleafs) on Apr 21, 2018 at 5:18pm PDT Normally, the first round of the NHL Playoffs has a couple of riveting … Continue reading

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NHL Playoff Preview

It’s finally arrived. After a long 82 games, the best time of year is here. For six of the 16 participants, the NHL Playoffs gets going tonight. Sixteen teams can achieve their ultimate dream of winning the Stanley Cup. It’s … Continue reading

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