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New York Post’s Larry Brooks gets DeAngelo to break silence, puts end to irresponsible blog’s unsubstantiated rumors

I’ll be 100 percent honest here. For as long as I’ve rooted for this team, Larry Brooks has been around for all of it. A veteran reporter of the New York Post, he’s been there since the beginning. The Hockey … Continue reading

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Hungry and determined Rangers get an important win over Penguins

Igor Shestyorkin is congratulated by happy teammate Chris Kreider, whose power play goal stood as the game-winner in a well deserved 3-1 Rangers win over the Penguins. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images Celebrating equality. #NYR | … Continue reading

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A telling quote from Chris Kreider

Following the overtime defeat to the Pens, Chris Kreider perfectly summed up why the Rangers lost. Hint: It had to do with the style they rely too much on. A style that isn’t conducive to winning hockey games. “That’s just … Continue reading

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Rangers fall apart in loss to Penguins

This one was bad. Once again, the Rangers blew a lead after two periods. Only this time, they allowed two goals including a Jake Guentzel game-winner late in regulation to lose to the Penguins 3-2. So, in two winnable games … Continue reading

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Younger Blueshirts bright spots in tough loss to Penguins

By now, all the yo-yos complaining over spilt milk have calmed down. A 56-game schedule means it’s too early for panic. Especially four games into the new season. A 1-2-1 record at the start isn’t what the Rangers wanted. That’s … Continue reading

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New look Rangers even younger headed into 2021 season

Expectations will be much higher for new starting goalie Igor Shestyorkin and a young, talented Rangers roster featuring top pick Alexis Lafreniere and former first round pick K’Andre Miller. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Twitter Copyright 2021 This … Continue reading

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A good change by NHL on offside rule, the crazy Rangers schedule, Kucherov surgery and WJC

One of the biggest gripes over the past few years was how often the offside challenge overturned goals. My view on it was when it’s obvious, that’s what it’s there for. When it becomes confusing for both players, coaches and … Continue reading

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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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