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A Foxy and Bread Man Special, Shestyorkin comes up big early in comeback win over Caps

Igor Shestyorkin gets a hug from Alexis Lafreniere. He deserved it. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images It was a strange night at 33rd and 8th. For starters, the Rangers looked dead in the early going against … Continue reading

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Blueshirts blow one in epic fashion to The Walking Dead, Ovechkin wills Caps to comeback win, Groundhog Day for Zibanejad and a wasted effort

It takes a lot to get me angry. Last night’s game was one of those WTF just happened moments. For 53 minutes, the Rangers had complete control against a Walking Dead version of the Capitals. They so dominated at five-on-five … Continue reading

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Lafreniere and Zibanejad score in key win for Rangers over Capitals, Strome goal and assist

Getty Images Courtesy New York Rangers Earlier this afternoon, the Rangers made it two in a row in the win column. They went into DC and handled the Capitals 4-1. It’s a game I didn’t watch. Instead, I listened to … Continue reading

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Bitetto’s rare goal highlights Rangers’ win over Capitals

"It was magical." Anthony Bitetto on his first @NYRangers goal: pic.twitter.com/QYJKwosdv0 — Rangers on MSG (@RangersMSGN) February 5, 2021 When he got the call on Monday, Island Park native Anthony Bitetto couldn’t have been more excited. The defensive defenseman had … Continue reading

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Lundqvist moves on to division rival Capitals

π•­π–ž π•½π–”π–žπ–†π–‘ π•―π–Šπ–ˆπ–—π–Šπ–Š πŸ“œ The Washington Capitals have agreed to terms with goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million. Full Details: https://t.co/eAK3vBs8lq#ALLCAPS | @GEICO pic.twitter.com/OxLQD7tatw — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) October 9, 2020 When the October Madness officially … Continue reading

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Video Of Day: Barzal with a beauty in overtime gives Isles 3-0 lead on Caps

Today’s Video Of Day comes courtesy of Mat Barzal in a game that was just completed in Toronto. With the Caps needing a win in Game Three to get back in their first round series versus the Barry Trotz Islanders, … Continue reading

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Shesterkin getting close as Rangers face a must win versus Caps

Losers of three straight, the Rangers desperately need tonight’s game versus the Caps. With 16 games remaining, they trail the second wildcard Islanders by four points. By virtue of a point in a 3-2 overtime loss at Calgary, the Blue … Continue reading

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Game #19: The Panarin Show continues as Rangers play well in front of Lundqvist in a good win over Caps, Derek’s observations via Periscope

The Bread Man Delivers: Artemiy Panarin is lighting up Broadway the way Jaromir Jagr once did. His two goals increased his career best point streak to 12 to highlight a satisfying 4-1 Rangers win over the Caps. AP Photo via … Continue reading

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Game #5 Quinn treats DeAngelo like crap, Rangers waste good effort from Lundqvist in 5-2 loss

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer waves to the home crowd before dropping the puck. The Caps defeated the Rangers 5-2. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy Washington Capitals Make it a three-game losing streak for the Rangers. They’ve predictably come … 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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