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Rangers might need to shake things up

When the final buzzer sounded last night in Music City, Nashville fans saluted their team for doing a great job protecting a one-goal lead in defeating the punchless Rangers 2-1. Why not? The Predators blocked 22 shots and stifled the … Continue reading

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Rangers erupt for six-goal third period in easy win over Red Wings, Fox leads the way with four points, Goodrow makes a difference

That was badly needed. For two periods, the Rangers outplayed the Red Wings for stretches, but could only come away even on the scoreboard. However, a six-goal outburst in a decisive third period lead to an 8-2 win over the … Continue reading

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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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Off-Season underway, Copp and Strome not looking promising for Rangers, Lightning trade McDonagh to Predators, re-sign Paul, NHL Draft this week, latest free agent news and leaks

The hockey off-season is underway. Even though free agency isn’t official until July 13. That’s still another nine days away. However, that hasn’t prevented teams from making some moves. The activity hasn’t been too busy. But we’ve already seen a … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Sabres’ Tribute to legendary play-by-play voice Rick Jeanneret wonderfully done

On Friday night at KeyBank Center before a sellout home crowd of 19,070 strong, the Buffalo Sabres celebrated the Hall Of Fame career of broadcasting legend Rick Jeanneret. The voice of the Sabres for over half a century, Jeanneret had … Continue reading

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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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