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RIP Matiss Kivlenieks (1996-2021)

Tragedy struck the hockey community on Independence Day. It was revealed yesterday that Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks tragically passed away late Sunday night due to a horrible accident involving fireworks in Novi, Michigan. He was only 24. According … 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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Alexei Cherepanov passed away 12 years ago today

Remembering former Rangers 2007 first round draft pick Alexei Cherepanov 12 years later. It was thirteen years ago that the Rangers had a very talented Russian scoring forward fall to them in the 2007 NHL Draft. With the number 17 … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of fallen heroes

Rangers captain Mark Messier shakes the hand of a FDNY firefighter during an emotionally charged scene before the home opener versus the Sabres at MSG on October 7, 2001. On the 19th Anniversary of 9/11, I still have this numbing … Continue reading

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What ‘If’

What if Theo Fleury hadn’t gone through all his struggles off the ice due to alcohol and substance abuse stemming from being sexually abused as a teenager by junior hockey coach Graham James? Prior to leaving Calgary, the very skilled … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day for Blueshirts, A Message on Parkland tragedy and racist idiot Hawks fan

When you’re bad, losing becomes a constant. It never is something you get used to as a player. Listening to a downcast Henrik Lundqvist on the postgame in my car courtesy MSG radio on ESPN 98.7 FM, you can feel … Continue reading

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