Tag Archives: Pens

AV meets Gritty, The crazy first round continues

Okay. So, Alain Vigneault and the Flyers are a strange fit. It’s gonna be interesting to follow for Ranger fans. The good thing for us is it’s from a distance. That makes it easier. We don’t have to concern ourselves … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets put Lightning on brink, Islanders own Crosby Pens, Stone’s hat trick leads Golden Knights

Day Five had a couple of shockers along with a big road win and a remarkable performance. Two teams were put on the brink in the East. One heavy favorite and one proven winner. The Islanders continued their Pens mastery … Continue reading

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Umm Lightning?!?! The Trotz Isles and awful officiating

Night Three is in the books. It could be one to remember for a couple of reasons. Let’s highlight why. A.The Lightning were blown out 5-1 by a more determined Blue Jackets in a shocking Game Two. They’re in trouble. … Continue reading

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Islanders get blanked by Bobrovsky and Blue Jackets

The Islanders remain a great story this season. On the verge of clinching a playoff berth under Jack Adams candidate Barry Trotz, they entered last night’s road game in Columbus fresh off two big wins this past weekend. Consecutive victories … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Caps finally get better of Crosby Pens

It had to happen eventually. In a year where most pundits including myself wrote them off even after they won the Metro Division, the Capitals finally proved they were better than the Penguins. Indeed, the Ovechkin Caps are moving on … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Former Rangers having impact for Lightning

When Ryan McDonagh and J.T. Miller were traded to the Lightning at the very end of the trade deadline, they went from a hopeless situation on Broadway to a pressure packed one in Tampa. No stranger to deep runs in … Continue reading

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Controversy makes NHL look bad in these playoffs

Controversy has surrounded too many games in these playoffs. The NHL looks bad for how some key decisions have impacted games on the big stage. Look no further than what took place over the weekend. Let’s start with Saturday night … Continue reading

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Team Nash 6 Tampa Blueshirts 2

👉#NHLBruins pic.twitter.com/XTUFeHdy8k — Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) April 28, 2018 In the first game of a intriguing second round series between a team with one former Ranger in the lineup against a team with five ex-Rangers, Team Nash defeated the Tampa … Continue reading

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Deja Vu: Bruins end Leafs season five years later, Second Round set

The result was the same. For one hockey crazed city, it was deja vu all over again. For the other, it was celebration time. Five years later in a similar situation, the Bruins again got the better of the Leafs … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Golden Knights are for real

All this to wish the team good luck the next few days 🤩 pic.twitter.com/8JQaW60pfv — Vegas Golden Knights (@GoldenKnights) April 14, 2018 In its amazing inaugural season that included a Pacific Division crown and 109 points, the Vegas Golden Knights … Continue reading

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