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Hejdå Nils! Lundkvist traded to Stars, Chara headlines three defensemen who announce retirement, MacKinnon gets paid, camps open

In the second post of the new season, we have some Rangers news mixed with the retirements of three defensemen. Plus one of the game’s best gets a well deserved raise from the Stanley Cup champs. The first order of … Continue reading

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Following tough loss, Rangers have big tests at Bolts and Canes before trade deadline

And we're off. ✌️#NoQuitInNY | @Delta pic.twitter.com/CVuZbL93a9 — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 18, 2022 Gerard Gallant didn’t see the elbow Oliver Wahlstrom delivered that cut Ryan Lindgren. A missed call that led directly to the crushing Kyle Palmieri game-winner … Continue reading

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As deadline approaches, Rangers must be careful not to go overboard

By show of hands, who had this team in second place with 79 points through 59 games? With a 37-17-5 record, the Rangers have had a splendid season. They entered Sunday tied in points with the Penguins, who take on … Continue reading

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Inspired third period gives Rangers their 18th comeback win over Buchnevich and Blues, Kreider gets winner on power play, Shesterkin picked up by team

Even the best players have off nights. For a 2:14 stretch late in the second period with his team leading 2-0, Igor Shesterkin became human. He allowed three straight Blues goals on three consecutive shots. The stunning turn of events … Continue reading

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Demko stones Kreider, Rangers as the Canucks win at MSG, Miller Time, spirited third period comeback too late, questionable lineup decision by Gallant

It was too little, too late for the Rangers. A spirited third period comeback didn’t change the outcome. In the end, Thatcher Demko (31 saves) and a dismal second period were too much to overcome in a 5-2 loss to … Continue reading

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Coyote Ugly! Kakko’s big night along with Kinkaid’s clutch saves allow Rangers to win over Yotes, Zibanejad and Kreider pick it up without injured Panarin

Nothing came easy for the Rangers last night in Glendale, Arizona. Facing the league’s worst team, they struggled mightily. Despite a flat performance, they finally responded in crunch time to pull out a undeserved 3-2 win over the five win … 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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2019-20 NHL PREVIEW: Is it time to crown a new champion?

The storyline for the 2019-20 NHL season is one of great anticipation and theatre. Last season, it was the St. Louis Blues, who came out of nowhere to deliver their first Stanley Cup. They’re ready to celebrate on Wednesday by … Continue reading

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July 1 Madness is here

Well, it’s July 1. Unlike previous years, there are already contracts being leaked thanks to the annoyance of social media. I’m sorry to be a downer. But I preferred being surprised with the announcements on the Free Agent Frenzy show … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: To Trouba or not to

As the calendar finally turns to June, there are at most four games left to play in the Stanley Cup. With Game Three in the books and the Bruins delivering a message to the Blues with a 7-2 blowout in … Continue reading

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