Tag Archives: Russia

The Russians are coming

It was yesterday that Artemi Panarin returned to practice with the Rangers. He greeted his excited teammates the way you’d expect. With the same flair and pizzazz that makes him unique. After over two weeks away due to the off … Continue reading

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The loss of former Ranger and USA Hockey hero Mark Pavelich a haunting reality for ignorant league

Getty Images via New York Post Associated Press On March 4, the hockey community lost an American hero in Mark Pavelich. He was 63. A key member of the 1980 USA Hockey Miracle Team that stunned Russia 41 years ago … Continue reading

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Panarin takes ‘Leave of Absence’ due to smear campaign from former Russian coach, how losing Panarin impacts the Rangers

In a earth shattering story Larry Brooks of the New York Post broke early on Monday that became headline news, Artemi Panarin has taken a ‘leave of absence’ from the Rangers to deal with a horrible rumor spread by a … Continue reading

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A message for Artemi Panarin

Later today, I’ll share my thoughts about the crazy Artemi Panarin story that was broken by NY Post reporter Larry Brooks yesterday. He will be taking a “leave of absence” from the New York Rangers for an uncertain amount of … Continue reading

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Rangers prospects score nice goals, tracking WJC ’21 and some NHL notes

With both the KHL season and U20 World Junior Championship going on, there’s more hockey for fans to gloss over. That means plenty of highlights from games and enough time to track your team’s prospects. Thus far, the IIHF WJC … Continue reading

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Kravtsov scores a beauty

On Day Two of the World Junior Championship in Edmonton, there still is other hockey being played overseas. The KHL is in full swing. Rangers prospect Vitaly Kravtsov recently turned 21 on Dec. 23. The ’18 first round pick scored … Continue reading

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A good change by NHL on offside rule, the crazy Rangers schedule, Kucherov surgery and WJC

One of the biggest gripes over the past few years was how often the offside challenge overturned goals. My view on it was when it’s obvious, that’s what it’s there for. When it becomes confusing for both players, coaches and … Continue reading

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The extent of hockey highlights

If you’re wondering what will or will not happen in regards to the NHL, then this post is for you. The truth is we can’t project ahead and do fun previews on the Rangers or Devils. Nor how the league … Continue reading

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Hockey Withdrawal Could Last A While

I’ll be blunt. I’m not sure if there’s going to be a hockey season. Based on the lack of progress between the NHL and NHLPA, it’s not looking promising for fans of the sport. Don Fehr and Gary Bettman will … Continue reading

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Vitaly Kravtsov is back with a bang

Vitaly Kravtsov missed some games due to a injury. However, the Rangers 2018 first round pick returned with a bang by scoring a nice goal for Traktor Chelyabinsk in a 4-2 win over Amur Khabarovsk on Friday. Here are two … Continue reading

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