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Trouba named the 28th captain in Rangers history, why they selected him, WJC gets going

In a little surprise, the Rangers announced Jacob Trouba as the new captain of the team at a short press conference yesterday at Madison Square Garden. They even aired it on MSG Network and streamed it for fans. A rarity. … 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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With K’Andre Miller making the team, the Rangers have a bright future, Seven players on Waivers

It’s only been a week since training camp opened. Over that brief time, coach David Quinn was so impressed with K’Andre Miller that he gave the rookie defenseman a ringing endorsement a few days ago. The 20-year old left defenseman … Continue reading

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Rangers prospects score nice goals, tracking WJC ’21 and some NHL notes

With both the KHL season and U20 World Junior Championship going on, there’s more hockey for fans to gloss over. That means plenty of highlights from games and enough time to track your team’s prospects. Thus far, the IIHF WJC … Continue reading

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Legendary voice of hockey Doc Emrick hangs up the microphone

To the Voice of Hockey, HOF broadcaster, and friend, congratulations on an amazing career! Enjoy your retirement! #ThankYouDoc pic.twitter.com/dfnTavFvjK — Martin Brodeur (@MartinBrodeur) October 19, 2020 The year has been a trying one for so many people. In spite of … 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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Game #61 Shesterkin steals the show as Blueshirts show guts in huge 3-2 win over Sharks, Four out of wildcard, Fast comes up clutch

The game’s First Star Igor Shesterkin salutes the crowd following another jaw dropping performance. He made 44 saves to improve to 9-1-0. AP Photo credit New York Rangers It’s not always going to be easy. Playing for the second consecutive … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko leads Finland to 3-1 win over Denmark

Kaapo Kakko continues to roll in the IIHF World Championships. The 18-year old right wing led Finland to a 3-1 win over Denmark in Slovakia earlier today. He was involved in all three goals. After Mortin Madsen put Denmark ahead … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko shows off skills in Finland overtime loss to USA

Earlier today in Slovakia, Team USA defeated Finland 3-2 in overtime at the IIHF World Championships. Dylan Larkin got the winner with a nice snipe from the right circle during three-on-three. He took full advantage of a missed interference call … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko is lighting up the Worlds

The World Championships is only two days old. Already, Kaapo Kakko is taking it by storm. The projected number two pick has scored five goals in two Finland wins. He followed up a two goal performance in a 3-1 Suomi … Continue reading

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