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Predators out-grind Rangers in playoff style shutout, Kreider speaks up

This one was all about style. It wasn’t fancy. But rather a grinding, physical game that was hard fought. Despite playing without stars Matt Duchene and Ryan Johansen, the Predators out-hit and out-grinded the Rangers to win a playoff style … Continue reading

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Backed by Shesterkin, Rangers continue successful road trip in wins over Toronto and Nashville, Panarin finally scores and Chytil clicks with Lafreniere and Blais minus Kakko/Strome

Sometimes, it’s as simple as the goalie standing tall against good opponents. Since giving up the Miro Heiskanen overtime winner in his season debut that he felt he should’ve had last Thursday, Igor Shesterkin has been on a roll. It’s … Continue reading

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Rangers deal for rights to Goodrow, ship Howden to Vegas, Rooney a surprise protect, Price and Landeskog among big names left unprotected

In a move that felt like a home run, the Rangers acquired the exclusive negotiating rights to center Barclay Goodrow before Saturday’s 3 PM freeze. They parted with a ’22 seventh round pick to the Lightning, who knew they were … Continue reading

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Podcast: Derek on Monday’s great first round games, an observation plus a cool story

In my latest podcast over on Spotify, I review a busy first round slate from Monday night that included the Isles edging the Pens in two overtimes along with the Jets finishing off the McDavid/Draisaitl Oilers in an epic triple … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game Five for Islanders/Penguins, Bruins finish off Capitals, Oilers’ meltdown in The Peg, Plus Rick Middleton ranks as worst Rangers’ trade ever

It was a week ago that there was a lot of excitement for fans of 16 NHL teams. Now, we’re down to 14 with two more teams facing elimination tonight. The Avalanche are already waiting for the Golden Knights, who … Continue reading

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All even through two games, Pens hold off Isles

So far, three first round series are all even through two games. They include the Bruins/Capitals, Islanders/Penguins and Wild/Golden Knights. These could go long. Especially based on how hard fought they’ve been. In a pivotal Game Two that saw the … Continue reading

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Rangers trade up to Number 19 and select defenseman Braden Schneider, Devils add three including Alexander Holtz

"You got it. Deal." ☑️ pic.twitter.com/X68eaeCu9Y — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 7, 2020 The Rangers decided to make a interesting move with their second pick of the first round. Before the Devils could make their third pick at number … 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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Hunted down by Predators, Ellis elbows Buchnevich in head, Panarin scores in fifth straight to hit 20

There are going to be times where you play well enough to win, but lose. And vice versa. It evens out during the season. A very special puck drop on @gardenofdreams night! You are awesome Gianna!!!#NYR | @NYRangers pic.twitter.com/VF0W44LdaD — … Continue reading

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Game #11: Chytil, Georgiev and Strome lead new look Blueshirts to impressive victory over Nashville

Jacob Trouba gives Filip Chytil some love following his goal in a Rangers 2-1 win over the Predators. AP Photo by Frederick Breedon courtesy Getty Images This one was a statement. If coach David Quinn was looking for more consistency … Continue reading

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