Tag Archives: Patrick Kane

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

Posted in Worlds | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Jack Hughes has best game in Team USA elimination at Worlds

It was quarterfinal day at the World Championships in Slovakia. Two of the four games went to overtime. Three were decided by a goal. That included Team USA against Russia. A game won by the more skilled Russians, 4-3. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Prospect Watch | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The fallout from the latest call against Rangers and fan backlash

It takes a lot of incompetence to mess up games the way the NHL continues to. This isn’t only a Rangers problem. It’s a league issue that threatens to tarnish the great sport we’re so passionate about. Hockey is played … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Column, Hard Hits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lehner and Zibanejad earn first and second Stars of Week

It was a good week for New York locals. Both the Islanders and Rangers were successful on the ice with key players highlighting big weeks by each crosstown rival. Isles starter Robin Lehner earned the NHL’s First Star of the … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, Islanders, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #47: Two straight wins for Rangers as Lundqvist ties Sawchuk for sixth all-time in 4-3 triumph over Blackhawks

Make it two in a row. The winning has returned for the Rangers as the All-Star break approaches. In defeating the Blackhawks 4-3 at home, they made sure Henrik Lundqvist made some history. He tied hockey legend Terry Sawchuk for … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #10 Poor effort results in ugly 4-1 loss to Blackhawks

A lousy third period did in the Rangers in a bad loss at Chicago. Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Duclair dealt to Blackhawks

File this one under former Blueshirts. Anthony Duclair finally got his wish. He was dealt to the Blackhawks earlier in a four player deal involving another one time Ranger Adam Clendening. Going to the Coyotes are Richard Panik and Laurent … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Winter Classic Hangover

The Winter Classic had the Broadway script ending on New Year’s Day with J.T. Miller playing the role of hero by doing the dirty work in front to beat the Sabres on a power play rebound from Kevin Shattenkirk at … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment