Tag Archives: Red Wings

Happy 25th Anniversary to Devils and Hasan

It’s June 24, 2020. It was 25 years ago today that the New Jersey Devils won their first Stanley Cup. That was on a hot summer night in 1995 at the old Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford. The ’95 … Continue reading

Posted in Column, Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Who’s Better? Brodeur, Hasek or Roy

Every hockey fan knows who Martin Brodeur, Dominik Hasek and Patrick Roy are. If you don’t, I suggest google and YouTube. I discussed the three below along with some commentary on other legends above. Feel free to check it out. … Continue reading

Posted in Column, Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Column, Hard Hits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #50 Lundqvist ends shutout drought, Zibanejad power play goal the difference in sweep of Red Wings

Henrik Lundqvist gets congrats from Brady Skjei after stopping all 33 Red Wings shots for his first shutout in over two years. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images In a game I didn’t see due to dinner … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #49 Zibanejad leads way to hit 200 points as a Ranger in win over Red Wings, Panarin wizardry and Shestyorkin improves to 3-1

Pavel Buchnevich gives Igor Shestyorkin some love following his third win. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images Last night, I went over to friend Jon’s to watch the game. We were a little behind, but eventually caught … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lundqvist speaks on being a Ranger, DeAngelo/Lemieux 2020, Quinn changes defense pairs, Strome a game time decision

Better Times: Henrik Lundqvist (seen above with Carey Price) has fallen on hard times since 2017-18. In the first round series versus the Canadiens, he outplayed Price in the 2017 NHL Playoffs. It was his last series win. He had … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

Posted in Hard Hits | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Game #13: A welcome sight for Lundqvist against lowly Red Wings

Tony DeAngelo scores his fifth on the power play. AP Photo by Mary Altaffer via Getty Images It’s hard to know what to expect. Following Monday’s disaster to Ottawa, you had to figure there would be a better effort. Sure … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NHL Draft Surprises

From Russia with love. Vasily Podkolzin goes to the @Canucks! 👏 #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/gEp3Glp1pg — NHL (@NHL) June 22, 2019 On both Day 1 and 2, there were a few surprises at the NHL Draft in Vancouver. Before getting into which … Continue reading

Posted in Column, NHL Draft | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Game #73: Rangers lose again to Howard and Athanasiou led Red Wings

Once again, it was Groundhog Day for the Rangers. They saw their collective shadow against Jimmy Howard, Andreas Athanasiou and the Red Wings to lose 3-2 in the final meeting of the season. In fact, all three losses to Detroit … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment