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Seventh Heaven! Gutsy Rangers come back to stun Penguins 4-3 in overtime, Zibanejad ties it and Panarin wins the series, Shesterkin saves his best for last, Meet Hurricanes in Second Round

Improbable. Unthinkable. Incredible. Exhilarating. High Anxiety. That’s what comes to mind after a dramatic conclusion to a great series. In what amounted to a gutsy performance, the Never Say Die Rangers found a way to come back and stun the … Continue reading

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Lack Of Transparency From Sullivan Typical Of NHL Issue

How many times does a key player get hurt in a playoff series and nobody has any clue when they’re returning? Way too often. The lack of transparency from coaches is counterproductive. It leaves teams guessing about their availability for … Continue reading

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Tied Up! Kreider’s goal with 1:28 left in regulation gives Rangers an improbable 5-3 win over Penguins to take Game Six, Comeback kids force deciding seventh game, Zibanejad delivers and Shesterkin silences chants

It’s going seven! The best words when it comes to playoff hockey. The Rangers dug very deep to pull out a hard fought 5-3 win to take Game Six over the Penguins in enemy territory.  Chris Kreider stunned everyone when … Continue reading

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Crosby out for Game Six, Jarry practices but won’t play, Motte a game-time decision

On the day of tonight’s Game Six in Pittsburgh, there’s plenty of news to digest. First and foremost, Sidney Crosby will not play. The Penguins captain skated with a skill coach this morning, but isn’t an option for Game Six. … Continue reading

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Rangers humiliated by Penguins in awful 7-2 loss, Face elimination in Game Five, Fox, Panarin and Zibanejad awful, Lafreniere gets first postseason goal, Gallant’s mystifying lack of adjustments

Here’s definitive evidence that it was a good goal by Crosby. #LetsGoPens pic.twitter.com/L7P8IrSE79 — Sports365 (@Sportnews365247) May 9, 2022 There are losses. And then there are losses. That the Rangers got absolutely humiliated in Game Four by the Penguins 7-2 … Continue reading

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Blueshirts can send message to banged up Pens by winning Game Three

The reality of tonight’s Game Three is that it’s a chance for the Rangers to send a message. Facing a banged up Pens who are being carried by one of the game’s greatest players in Sidney Crosby, they enter Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Rangers Tie Series: Shesterkin’s 39 saves the difference in a 5-2 win over Pens, Panarin and Vatrano combine for six points, Carter runs Igor, Goodrow week-to-week

They’ve waited five years and one day for this. A Rangers win in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. They picked up their first postseason victory since May 4, 2017. Igor Shesterkin starred by making 39 saves on 41 shots to backstop … Continue reading

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Examining the Svechnikov big hit on Lindholm versus Lindgren hit on Rakell

In the Stanley Cup Playoffs, physicality intensifies. Hitting picks up. It’s that intense physical style which can have an impact on a series. Only three days into the 2022 NHL Postseason, we’ve already seen some heavy hits that have caused … Continue reading

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Gallant emphasizes moving on and playing consistent for Game Two, Pens recall Alex D’ Orio, Games to Watch tonight

A day later coming off a very tough 4-3 loss in a long Game One that needed triple overtime to decide, the Rangers had the day off. After playing over five periods, that’s to be expected. Especially when many players … Continue reading

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Malkin winner in triple overtime ends a classic, Pens lead series 1-0, Overturned Chytil goal late in regulation questionable, Shesterkin makes Rangers franchise record 79 saves

The first postseason game in five years was a classic. Almost five years to the day, the Rangers lost a heart breaker to the Penguins 4-3 in triple overtime. Evgeni Malkin scored at 105:58 of the third overtime when he … Continue reading

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