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Despite comeback, Rangers suffer a crushing loss to enemy Islanders in overtime, Chytil turnover leads to Pulock winner, Kravtsov records first NHL point

In the first of many match-ups between Russian comrades, Igor Shestyorkin lost to Ilya Sorokin in a frustrating 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders. It wasn’t his fault. The blame falls on the veteran leadership of the Rangers, who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Sabres take it in a shootout to spoil Kravtsov’s Rangers debut, Panarin’s pair not enough in a disappointing loss to more determined opponent

Vitaly Kravtsov finally donned his number 74 and made a good NHL debut for the Rangers. Unfortunately, after Linus Ullmark robbed him of his first goal, it was the Sabres who took the game in a shootout. AP Photo by … Continue reading

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Quinn’s puzzling lineup decisions with the Kid Line overshadows a not so impressive overtime win over the Sabres

Artemi Panarin and overtime hero Mika Zibanejad are all smiles following the Rangers’ 3-2 win over the Sabres. If only it was all positive for the team when it comes to the in game adjustments from David Quinn and Teflon … Continue reading

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Happy Kakko ends scoring drought with two goals in win over awful Sabres, Kreider notches a pair on power play, Knoblauch makes smart move

Nobody needed a game like this more than Kaapo Kakko. The 2019 second pick had been in a bad scoring slump. In fact, it was exactly two months since his last goal. That drought ended tonight with Kakko coming through … Continue reading

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Blueshirts skate by lifeless Sabres in a sleep fest, Mr. Happy has a goal and assist in one-goal win, Chytil returns, Buffalo misery

Two points is two points. You don’t get style points for winning a hockey game. Even if it left a lot to be desired. The Rangers skated by the lifeless Sabres for a 3-2 win at MSG. They did what … Continue reading

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Rangers to face returning Devils without Panarin and Miller

There are two storylines for tonight’s second installment of the Battle Of Hudson. The first one is that it’s the first time the Devils will play in February due a COVID-19 outbreak. Their last game came on Jan. 31 when … Continue reading

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A haunting realization for hockey fans

This was the picture at an empty MSG earlier as players warmed up. Another night of 🗽 here at MSG #NYR pic.twitter.com/cE8Q6RaNmc — Vince Z. Mercogliano (@vzmercogliano) February 8, 2021 The music might be the same. But the building isn’t. … Continue reading

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The COVID-19 Concern

As we reach Super Bowl weekend in February, there is a harsh reality for hockey. They’re facing something different this season. Much like the NFL and NBA, the NHL has adversity due to the virtual unknown. Unlike last summer when … Continue reading

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Bitetto’s rare goal highlights Rangers’ win over Capitals

"It was magical." Anthony Bitetto on his first @NYRangers goal: pic.twitter.com/QYJKwosdv0 — Rangers on MSG (@RangersMSGN) February 5, 2021 When he got the call on Monday, Island Park native Anthony Bitetto couldn’t have been more excited. The defensive defenseman had … Continue reading

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Devils fall to Sabres in shootout despite resilient effort

On Saturday afternoon up in Buffalo, the Devils battled back to grab a point against the Sabres. Ultimately, their effort wasn’t good enough to get the second point in a 4-3 shootout loss. Despite dropping a third straight game, there … Continue reading

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