Tag Archives: Tyler Johnson

Devils playoff preview

Sometimes just a picture says it all.  It’s been nearly six years since seeing a playoffs logo on Prudential Center ice, but here it is again in anticipation for the Devils’ home playoff games 3-4 next Monday and Wednesday against … Continue reading

Posted in Devils, NHL Playoffs | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Outclassed by the Bolts

It’s one thing to beat mediocre competition but quite another to be on the same level as legit contenders. That’s a lesson these new Rangers are learning the hard way. After falling to Winnipeg at home 3-1, they were completely … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple 🍎, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

Posted in Column | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Random Thoughts: A boring NHL summer

Even in a dull summer, there are plenty of NYR thoughts and hockey ones. Continue reading

Posted in Devils, Islanders, NYRangers, Off Season | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lightning experience too much for Islanders

Victor Hedman outplayed John Tavares and the more experienced #Bolts advanced over #Isles Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs, NY Islanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lightning Strikes as Bolts dominate Isles 4-1 in Game 2

It was all #Bolts in Game 2 as they evened the series against a listless #NYIsles Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs, NY Islanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Islanders look to go two up on Lightning

At around 3:15 PM, the Islanders and Lightning do battle in Game 2 of this Eastern Conference Semifinal in Tampa. After hanging on to take the first game 5-3 thanks to a Cal Clutterbuck empty netter that stopped a furious … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs, NY Islanders | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stepan and Kreider rally Blueshirts past Lightning

Derek Stepan and Chris Kreider remained hot. They rallied the Blueshirts from an early two-goal deficit to a more satisfying 3-2 home win over the Lightning at MSG. Stepan tallied twice and assisted on Kreider’s game-winner with 15:14 left in … Continue reading

Posted in NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sweet Home Chicago: Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup

For the third time in six years, the Blackhawks are Stanley Cup champions. They are officially a modern day dynasty after defeating the Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 at loud United Center where they celebrated their first Cup win on … Continue reading

Posted in Battle News, NHL, Stanley Cup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lights Out: Lightning shutout Rangers in sad Game 7

I’m trying to come up with the right words. But can’t. It’s so hard when the team you root for all year puts you through the ringer. I knew that Game 7 wasn’t a lock despite all the history on … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Playoffs, NYRangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments