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Rangers get ready for Game Six at Penguins, Gallant hints at Motte return, No discipline for Trouba, Update on Crosby, Shesterkin up for Hart Trophy

With a day off before another do or die elimination game to be played Friday night in Pittsburgh, there was plenty of discussion from the Rangers earlier today. After practice, Gerard Gallant spoke to the media on a few hot … Continue reading

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Third period comeback gets Rangers a point in disappointing shootout loss to woeful Flyers, Jones outplays Shesterkin, defensive issues a concern

No matter what way you slice it, this wasn’t good enough. Not when you’re coming off a lifeless performance in a shutout loss to the Islanders. Not after the coach called out his players and even made it a point … Continue reading

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Rangers win a wild shootout over the Devils in a very entertaining game, Another iffy Subban play injures Blais, Kakko finally gets going

This one had a little bit of everything. There were goals, end to end rushes, saves, hits and some animosity which you come to expect between two close rivals. In the end, the Rangers took the first of four meetings … Continue reading

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NHL Player Safety drops the ball on Wilson chaos, Rangers statement isn’t enough

As usual, leave it to NHL Player Safety to drop the ball completely. In one of the most perplexing decisions that lacks any common sense, they fined Tom Wilson $5,000 for the chaos he created during the second period of … Continue reading

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Lack of Toughness exposed by psychotic Wilson in an embarrassing loss to Caps

There was a brief moment in the second period where Alexis Lafreniere set up Kaapo Kakko for a beautiful goal that had fans excited about the future. A brilliant play from Lafreniere, who patiently held onto the puck and stepped … Continue reading

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Rangers left blue after costly one-goal loss to Flyers, Morin gets winner to ruin good game from Shestyorkin, Adios Lemieux! Hell-o Kravtsov!

Sam Morin said his first NHL goal (seen above) is “probably the best moment of his career.” The second best one was provided by the clueless NHL Player Safety making this magic moment possible. Or ugly one if you root … Continue reading

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If season continues, Brendan Lemieux is suspended

Somehow, someway, Brendan Lemieux managed to get himself suspended with hockey and all of sports on hold due to the Coronavirus epidemic. It was late in regulation when he foolishly checked an unsuspecting Joonas Donskoi in the side of the … Continue reading

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No supplementary discipline for Lindgren

It’s not often I agree with a ruling by NHL Player Safety. I previously had written a critical piece on the hypocrisy of what they decide to review. That’s a consistency issue that will continue to be up for debate. … Continue reading

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NHL Player Safety hypocrisy

During Tuesday night’s game won by the Rangers 5-3 over the Avalanche, rookie defenseman Ryan Lindgren delivered a vicious hit on puck carrier Joonas Donskoi that knocked the Colorado forward to the ice. On the play, Donskoi never saw Lindgren … Continue reading

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Islanders must move on from Boyle hit

In the NHL Playoffs, the hitting is ferocious as is the intensity. This postseason’s been no exception. In both the first and second round, we’ve seen questionable hits cause injury, aggravation and frustration. During their first round series loss to … Continue reading

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