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A truthful quote from Ryan Strome

I always find it fascinating when you have a player, who doesn’t take any credit for having a good game. Take Ryan Strome for example. With his first two goals including the game-winner during the last minute of a superb … Continue reading

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Game #8: Strome, Howden and birthday boy DeAngelo highlight well deserved win over Sabres

AP Photo credit via New York Rangers courtesy Twitter. Almost everything worked tonight. David Quinn wanted to see a more complete effort. By altering his lines by splitting up Artemiy Panarin and Mika Zibanejad, he got the results he wanted. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hot starts by late signings prove one thing

For the whole summer, Mikko Rantanen couldn’t reach agreement with the Avalanche on a new contract. Like many pricey Group II free agents, the high scoring right wing remained unsigned. It didn’t matter. He waited until September 28 to sign … Continue reading

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Wayne Simmonds speaks about his time with Flyers before big return

Good guy Wayne Simmonds returns to play his former team the Flyers as a Devil in a unique Turnpike Rivalry. AP Photo by Bruce Bennett Philadelphia Inquirer via Getty Images Tonight, Wayne Simmonds returns to the city of Philadelphia. It … Continue reading

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Hynes to give rookie Jesper Boqvist a look in NHL debut

Devils rookie forward Jesper Boqvist makes his NHL debut tonight. AP Photo by Bruce Bennett via Getty Images When the Devils take on the Sabres upstate later, there’ll be one change to the lineup. Coach John Hynes has decided to … Continue reading

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Rangers deal Vesey to Sabres

In a cost cutting move to prepare to land big fish Artemi Panarin, the Rangers sent forward Jimmy Vesey upstate to the Sabres in exchange for a third round pick in 2021. We have acquired forward Jimmy Vesey from the … Continue reading

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Free Agents can start talks tomorrow

With the Draft finally complete, attention will turn to free agency. Starting tomorrow, free agents can begin discussions with teams. TSN insider Bob McKenzie confirmed it with this unsurprising tweet. NHL UFA speaking period opens Sunday. Coveted free agent goalie … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How the Jeff Skinner contract by Sabres sets up the market

IT’S DONE! We have signed forward Jeff Skinner to an eight-year contract with an average annual value of $9 million: https://t.co/X4sumuHW7H pic.twitter.com/Wwzk9qbPSk — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 8, 2019 The much rumored new contract for Jeff Skinner finally came to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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Game #57: Georgiev wins his third straight decision as Rangers finally get secondary scoring in 6-2 win over Sabres

Can we call this a “shorthanded goal?” #NYR pic.twitter.com/bad1AxiC6A — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 16, 2019 A picture is worth a thousand words. Can the Rangers freeze frame the goal above that Pavel Buchnevich set up Jimmy Vesey on … Continue reading

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