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Game #61 Shesterkin steals the show as Blueshirts show guts in huge 3-2 win over Sharks, Four out of wildcard, Fast comes up clutch

The game’s First Star Igor Shesterkin salutes the crowd following another jaw dropping performance. He made 44 saves to improve to 9-1-0. AP Photo credit New York Rangers It’s not always going to be easy. Playing for the second consecutive … Continue reading

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Igor Shesterkin already proving himself

There was a lot of hype. Expectations were through the roof. That was due to how well Igor Shesterkin performed for St. Petersburg SKA in the KHL. Taken by the Rangers with the 118th pick in the fourth round of … Continue reading

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Georgiev gives up late goal to Myers in tough loss to Canucks, Rangers go 0 for 3 in Western Canada, Kreider Appreciation, Vancouver Retro 90’s Night invokes memories

Marc Staal battles a Canuck along the boards. AP Photo credit Vancouver Canucks via Getty Images Encouraging is that unlike the first two games, they played well in Vancouver. However, the Rangers still managed to lose a tough one to … Continue reading

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Kravtsov return to KHL a disaster

When Vitali Kravtsov decided to leave Hartford and go home to play with Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL, it was hopeful that the Rangers 2018 first round pick could still develop while being in a more comfortable setting. Instead, the … Continue reading

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Kravtsov signs with Chelyabinsk Traktor for one year, Early observations on Kakko

Vitali Kravtsov returned to Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL. It’s not a big deal. Plus some hard hitting thoughts on Kaapo Kakko and Igor Shesterkin. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy tsn.ca On Monday, Vitali Kravtsov made it official. He … Continue reading

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Дас вы Даная Кравтсов: Goodbye for now Kravtsov

Vitali Kravtsov is leaving Hartford to go back to Russia to play for Chelyabinsk Traktor of the KHL. Whatever the reason, that’s where he wants to be. So, he will spend the remainder of the season playing for a team … Continue reading

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Kravtsov could be ready for primetime

At the Rangers Prospect Camp, Vitali Kravtsov is the one player making all the noise. The 2018 first round pick the team took ninth overall last year, has been drawing raves with his play in the rookie scrimmages. While most … Continue reading

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Led by Kevin Lankinen, Finland takes gold at World Championships

As it turned out, nobody had better team chemistry than Finland. It didn’t matter that they lacked proven NHL stars. Suomi more than made up for it with good overall play and stellar goaltending from hero Kevin Lankinen. That was … Continue reading

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Jack Hughes has best game in Team USA elimination at Worlds

It was quarterfinal day at the World Championships in Slovakia. Two of the four games went to overtime. Three were decided by a goal. That included Team USA against Russia. A game won by the more skilled Russians, 4-3. It’s … Continue reading

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Keeping track of the WJC 2019

In case you’re not up to speed, the 2019 World Junior Championship is here. Three days of preliminary action have already been completed. This year’s marquis hockey prospect event is taking place in Vancouver. Games can be seen on NHL … Continue reading

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