Tag Archives: Pekka Rinne

Game #37: A Statement third period gives Rangers deserving 4-3 road win over Predators

I’ll be honest. I wasn’t expecting a whole lot going into Nashville. Anyone who’s followed this team knows how much of a disaster they’ve been on the road. On paper, it seemed like a mismatch. Maybe for that reason, I … Continue reading

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Game #30 – Shootout Saturday: Predators 2, Devils 1 (SO)

In baseball there’s a saying that momentum’s only as good as your next day’s starting pitcher.  To a degree that’s true in the NHL as well with goaltending, but hockey also adds the travel element into things.  To wit, the … Continue reading

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Game #7 – Predators 4, Devils 3 (OT)

After yet another extended delay in the schedule, the Devils returned to the ice for just their seventh game in the last twenty-four days.  Early on it seemed as if the Devils were fine with the infrequent games but after … Continue reading

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A review of Game 1: Rangers lose 3-2 to Nashville

It was an emotional night at MSG. New coach David Quinn finally got a taste of what the NHL is all about. Even though his team didn’t win, they gave a good effort in a tough 3-2 home loss to … 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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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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Rangers brutalized literally in latest loss

It’s bad enough this team is hard on the eyes. Following Thursday’s 4-0 humiliation at the hands of the superior Maple Leafs, the Rangers were brutalized literally in their latest loss to Nashville 5-2 in Music City. The fifth defeat … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Rookies Guentzel and Murray starring in possible Pens repeat

The Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win in sports. It requires teams to go through four grueling rounds and win 16 games. It helps explain why no one has repeated since the Red Wings in ’97 and ’98. … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup underway: Predators vs Penguins

Stanley Cup! Some thoughts on the big series between Predators and Penguins #StanleyCupFinals Continue reading

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Predators make history with 6-3 win over Ducks to reach Stanley Cup Final

#Predators advance to their first Stanley Cup Final defeating #Ducks 6-3 in great series. Continue reading

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