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WJC 2022: USA holds on to beat Sweden and win Group B, Berard nets goal, Othmann thumps Jiricek, scores as Canada beats Finland to win Group A, Latvia makes quarterfinals

Less than a week into the rescheduled U20 World Junior Championships at Rogers Place in Edmonton, things are starting to take shape. There’s only a few more preliminary games before the knockout stage. After having no problem with Austria on … Continue reading

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WJC 2022: Othmann and Cuylle connect for Canada in blowout win over Slovakia, Luke Hughes out fast for USA

It’s rare that we have hockey in August. However, Covid Omicron forced the postponement of the 2022 U20 World Junior Championships after Christmas. There were only a handful of games played in Edmonton last winter. The only one people remember … Continue reading

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NHL COVID restrictive measures leads to more cancellations, Canada closing its border, early Christmas Break, no Olympics, plus a look at hockey history nicknames

In predictable news that was expected, the NHL’s new COVID restrictive measures lead to more cancellations. With spikes in COVID due to the new Omicron variant, Canada also decided to close its border. That means no games between American teams … Continue reading

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Rangers sign first round pick Braden Schneider to AHL contract, Devils re-sign Jesper Bratt

In some more local hockey news, both the Rangers and Devils made interesting moves. Each signed a young player. One will be on an NHL roster as expected while the other will get their first taste of pro hockey in … Continue reading

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Lundqvist ready to be a Washington Capital

Coming Soon To DC: Henrik Lundqvist will go back to wearing his old number 35 when he plays for his new team as a Washington Capital. AP Photo credit Washington Capitals via Getty Images It’s been a week since we … Continue reading

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Rangers Draft mostly North American players with a twist

If Day One wasn’t a surprise with Alexis Lafreniere going first and Braden Schneider being a player they targeted by trading up to number 19, then the Rangers Draft on Day Two was again mostly focused on North American players … Continue reading

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Rangers to buyout Henrik Lundqvist, Remembering an all-time New York Ranger

From A King To A Czar: The passing of the torch began this past year with all-time Rangers great Henrik Lundqvist handing over the goalie reigns to Igor Shesterkin. It’s the end of an era. Three days after Marc Staal … Continue reading

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Lundqvist speaks on being a Ranger, DeAngelo/Lemieux 2020, Quinn changes defense pairs, Strome a game time decision

Better Times: Henrik Lundqvist (seen above with Carey Price) has fallen on hard times since 2017-18. In the first round series versus the Canadiens, he outplayed Price in the 2017 NHL Playoffs. It was his last series win. He had … 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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Rangers organization to blame for Lias Andersson mess

Lias Andersson requested a trade. David Quinn and the Rangers organization failed him. AP Photo courtesy Getty Images In a unsurprising move, Lias Andersson has requested a trade from the Rangers. That news was revealed by TSN insider Darren Dreger … Continue reading

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