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Rangers deal Marc Staal to Red Wings for cap relief

For better than a decade, Marc Staal was a fixture on the Rangers blueline. After 13 years, one of the longest tenured defensemen in franchise history is moving on. OFFICIAL: Rangers announce they have traded defenseman Marc Staal and a … Continue reading

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The Doomsday Scenario thanks to playoff shockers, Lafreniere Drawing today

Alexis Lafreniere (right) is the projected top pick. A lucky loser will be rewarded in Part Two of the NHL Lottery today. Getty Images If anything has been learned from the unique expanded format that’s featured eight best-of-five Qualifying Series, … Continue reading

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What ‘If’

The 1991-92 New York Rangers were one of the franchise’s best teams. What ‘if’ they had beaten the Penguins and won the Stanley Cup that year? We look back while also looking forward at the promising current Blueshirts. AP Photo … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Malkin somehow still gets overlooked

AP Photo credit sportnet.ca via Canadian Press Imagine being one of the game’s brightest stars on a team you helped win three Stanley Cups, a Calder, a Conn Smythe, a Hart Trophy and two scoring titles. All this list of … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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Game #16: Kaapo Kakko Night, rookie lifts Rangers to thrilling overtime win over Penguins

Adam Fox and Kaapo Kakko celebrate Kakko’s overtime winner highlighting a well deserved 3-2 Rangers win over the Penguins. AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It took 16 games. Finally, Kaapo Kakko announced himself to the NHL. The … Continue reading

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Two unpredictable sweeps

We’ve come a long way. And we’re ready to keep proving people wrong. #Isles pic.twitter.com/wMnnnETv6Q — x – New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) April 17, 2019 Not even a week in and two Eastern Conference teams have been sent packing in … Continue reading

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A friendly Zucc reminder

Mats Zuccarello scored the game-winner for the Stars in their 3-2 win over the Predators in Game One tonight. I seem to remember seeing this kind of enthusiasm from Zucc following goals like this one. GET HYPE, @zuccarello36! #GoStars pic.twitter.com/QYENlNNn5P … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: First Round and Beyond

As we already know in this space, there’s no playoffs for either the Rangers or Devils for the first time ever. This is the first time since Colorado relocated to New Jersey that that’s happened. It’ll be a quiet Spring … Continue reading

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Game #82: A positive conclusion in Quinn’s rookie year

Last night, the Rangers played their final game of rookie coach David Quinn’s rookie year. Like over a quarter of the games, Game 82 required overtime. The Penguins were still playing for something. A shot at home ice in the … Continue reading

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