Tag Archives: Nikita Kucherov

Tumultuous week leads only to more excuses and losing

By now the firing of former Devils coach John Hynes is old news, but I haven’t blogged since then in part due to general apathy of the season at this point, and in part because I wanted to see an … Continue reading

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Game #17: Lightning strikes for Rangers in humiliating fashion, Chytil and Panarin bright spots along with a point on Georgiev

Ondrej Palat celebrates his goal that made it 4-0 as the Rangers were embarrassed by the Lightning 9-3. AP Photo by Chris O’Meara via Getty Images courtesy Newsday This one was ugly. If it were the old days in elementary … Continue reading

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Wheels come off in Alberta

Instead of the winning streak clip from Major League, I get to post this one after the last two games – and really 90% of this season.  I wanted to post the Japanese gardner ‘they’re still ****ty’ clip from Major … Continue reading

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Game #10: Chytil and Georgiev highlight a great win in honor of Dan Girardi

The game’s first star Filip Chytil celebrates a Rangers win over the Lightning with Alexandar Georgiev. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy New York Rangers. A fitting welcome. pic.twitter.com/VVcPm4RIHU — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 29, 2019 On a night … Continue reading

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Rangers recall Chytil and Lindgren and why it’s not a big deal

Fans are celebrating the recall of Filip Chytil and Ryan Lindgren from Hartford. Such is life on NYR Twitter. A crazy place where people go from down to up to down again rooting for this team. OFFICIAL: Rangers have recalled … Continue reading

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2019-20 NHL PREVIEW: Is it time to crown a new champion?

The storyline for the 2019-20 NHL season is one of great anticipation and theatre. Last season, it was the St. Louis Blues, who came out of nowhere to deliver their first Stanley Cup. They’re ready to celebrate on Wednesday by … Continue reading

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Roenick has a point on these risky long-term investments

Truth be told, it’s a young man’s world in the NHL. If you are a player completing your entry level contract, there’s a good chance that if you perform well or show promise, you’re gonna get paid. For every Connor … Continue reading

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Upset Shattenkirk lands with Lightning

It didn’t take long for Kevin Shattenkirk to wind up with another team. Is it really a surprise that the former Ranger landed in Tampa with the Lightning? It’s where most wind up. Rangers South has been home to Ryan … Continue reading

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The courageous words of deserving Masterton recipient Robin Lehner

If anyone suffers from mental illness, then you know the stigma attached to it. It can really suck. It kicked my ass recently in the form of a panic attack. Then a mini episode yesterday. Having battled Panic Disorder for … Continue reading

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Led by Kevin Lankinen, Finland takes gold at World Championships

As it turned out, nobody had better team chemistry than Finland. It didn’t matter that they lacked proven NHL stars. Suomi more than made up for it with good overall play and stellar goaltending from hero Kevin Lankinen. That was … Continue reading

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