Tag Archives: Red Wings

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

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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

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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

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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

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Game #67: Athanasiou beats Lundqvist in the shootout to deal Rangers another tough loss

When the Rangers and Red Wings get together, there’s always one guarantee. Henrik Lundqvist and Jimmy Howard will have a goalie duel that is decided by a goal. It also usually requires extras. That was the case tonight with Howard … Continue reading

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Why even bother rescinding the major call on Zibanejad?

A day following the unfortunate circumstance that went against the Rangers’ leading scorer Mika Zibanejad in a 1-0 loss to the Stars on Tuesday night, the league predictably rescinded the five minute boarding major penalty and game misconduct on the … Continue reading

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Barzal leads Islanders to 4-3 shootout win over Red Wings at the old barn

Some home cooking was in order. Mathew Barzal had one of his best games of the season. The second-year center led the Islanders to a much needed 4-3 win over the Red Wings in the shootout at the old barn. … Continue reading

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Game #16: “We Wilted” Quinn fumes on bad 3-2 overtime loss to Red Wings

There really isn’t much to say following that awful third period and overtime display. I don’t care if the second Detroit goal was offside as someone showed on Twitter. There is no excuse for how poorly the Rangers played with … Continue reading

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Flyers bring back JVR, Tavares still silent as Canada Day hits

The biggest news still hasn’t come yet. It looks like John Tavares will not be accepting the Islanders’ eight-year max contract offer. Midnight is about to hit and still nothing on his decision. Maybe it’s gonna be a wait for … Continue reading

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Spooner has good debut in tough overtime loss to Red Wings

There was a game last night too. It didn’t start until almost 8 PM. In the latest defeat  which was the seventh straight, the Rangers lost a tough one to the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. They deserve credit for … Continue reading

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