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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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Trotz nails what defines playoff hockey, Barzal leads Islanders to Game Four win over Bruins to even compelling series

On Saturday, the Islanders tied their second round series at two apiece against the Bruins by defeating them 4-1 before 12,000 loud fans at the old barn off the Meadowbrook Parkway. Mat Barzal scored the game-winner with over seven minutes … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Game Five for Islanders/Penguins, Bruins finish off Capitals, Oilers’ meltdown in The Peg, Plus Rick Middleton ranks as worst Rangers’ trade ever

It was a week ago that there was a lot of excitement for fans of 16 NHL teams. Now, we’re down to 14 with two more teams facing elimination tonight. The Avalanche are already waiting for the Golden Knights, who … Continue reading

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NHL Playoffs: Three overtimes and an unbelievable finish provide fans with excitement, Panthers and Lightning put on a show

There’s nothing like Playoff Hockey. How much so? Even celebrities from other sports take notice. Playoff hockey just hits different — Paige Spiranac (@PaigeSpiranac) May 16, 2021 Aside from being nice on the eyes, apparently former LGPA pro golfer Paige … Continue reading

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Bruins shutdown Blueshirts in rematch, Georgiev okay

The rematch between Boston and New York two days later went to the bad guys up in Massachusetts. After getting outscored 13-4 in their last two losses including a 6-2 trouncing on Friday night, the Bruins responded resoundingly with a … Continue reading

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Strome’s three-point night and Kreider highlight convincing 6-2 Rangers’ win over Bruins, Lafreniere picks up first NHL assist

Alexis Lafreniere waves his stick up to the very loud and supportive 2,000 fans who made a difference in the Rangers’ 6-2 win over the Bruins at MSG. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images This was way … Continue reading

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Chytil close to being ready as Rangers take on Bruins tonight and Sunday as fans return

For the first time in nearly a year, there will be fans at Madison Square Garden when the Rangers host the Bruins tonight and Sunday. A limited capacity crowd of approximately 2,000 spectators are allowed to attend the home games. … Continue reading

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Marchand dooms Rangers in overtime, good effort wasted, Panarin hurt

AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy New York Rangers Brad Marchand made the Rangers pay by scoring 36 seconds into overtime to give the Bruins a 3-2 win at MSG. His breakaway goal past birthday boy Alex Georgiev decided a … Continue reading

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Georgiev moves on from DeAngelo altercation the right way

AP Photo via Getty Images In many ways, one of the cool things to admire about Alex Georgiev is his poise. Since joining the Rangers, the birthday boy who blows out 25 candles when he makes his first start since … Continue reading

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Opening Night: Bruins beat Devils 3-2 after shootout

During training camp, the Devils’ team slogan was ‘eNJoy the ride’ with an accent on the NJ logo for t-shirt purposes. As corny as it might have sounded at first blush, there was a very real message in it…this season … Continue reading

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