Tag Archives: Pens

A Look Back at Jagr, Lundqvist beginnings and the surprising Rangers in ’05-06

All photos via Getty Images Editor’s Note: The following was originally started in the Spring when there was no hockey due to the pandemic. It was completed following the Lightning winning the Stanley Cup and key Blueshirts changing rosters. A … Continue reading

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Lightning overcome playoff record 85 saves from Korpisalo in five overtime epic over Blue Jackets

Sudden death hero Brayden Point is mobbed by Lightning teammates after his winner in five overtimes gave them a unreal 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets, who got a NHL record 85 saves from Joonas Korpisalo. AP Photo credit Tampa … Continue reading

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Special Hockey Podcast: Derek on Rangers loss to Canes, big upsets and Matt Dumba’s important message

I decided to do a special hockey podcast before on my Hard Hits Network channel on Blogtalk Radio. Among the big topics covered includes: -My assessment of the Rangers 3-2 loss to Hurricanes in Game One. What they didn’t do … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Qualifying Round Picks

It’s Day One of the NHL expanded playoff format. Over the next week and a half, sixteen teams will compete for a chance to advance in a Best of Five preliminary round. Only eight will make the true Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Shesterkin getting close as Rangers face a must win versus Caps

Losers of three straight, the Rangers desperately need tonight’s game versus the Caps. With 16 games remaining, they trail the second wildcard Islanders by four points. By virtue of a point in a 3-2 overtime loss at Calgary, the Blue … Continue reading

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Game #64 Kreider fractures foot in crushing loss to Flyers, Rangers must respond to adversity

Unbrotherly Love: Kevin Hayes celebrates his goal versus his former team in a Flyers 5-2 win over the Rangers, who lost Chris Kreider to a broken foot. The rematch is Sunday. AP Photo credit Flyers via Getty Images The five-game … Continue reading

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Game #63 Fox sparks unreal third period comeback in huge Rangers win at Montreal, bottom lines play key role, Georgiev 32 saves, Quinn pushes right buttons

Alexandar The Great: Alex Georgiev made 32 saves to allow the Rangers to come back from a two-goal deficit and win 5-2 over the Canadiens at Bell Centre. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images You want to … Continue reading

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Fire up some Russian hockey to heat up trade deadline day

I’ll be honest. I can’t sleep. This day truly will be an emotional one. I don’t want to see Chris Kreider go. I’m tired of some of the best Rangers getting dealt on the highly anticipated NHL Trade Deadline day … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hockey Day In America

It’s Hockey Day In America. Well, really it was kick-started last night with the big outdoor game played between the LA Kings and Colorado Avalanche at the U. S. Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Stadium … Continue reading

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Trouba and Lemieux return to Winnipeg, Shesterkin gets his first road test as Jets honor the past

Tonight at 8 PM, the Rangers kick off a three-game road trip at Winnipeg. Having rebounded from a dismal effort in a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Sabres with a 4-1 home win over the woeful Kings, the Blueshirts step … Continue reading

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