Tag Archives: Vitali Kravtsov

Kreider’s fifth career hat trick and Trouba’s three points lead Rangers to explosion in comeback win over Coyotes

What started out badly ended gladly. Following a dismal first period that saw them struggle mightily against an inferior opponent, the Rangers fell behind 3-1 to Arizona early in the second period. Buoyed by the leadership of Jacob Trouba and … Continue reading

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Gauthier and Lafreniere turn the lights out to ruin Bruins’ Black Friday, Hunt makes an impact, Goodrow goes after McAvoy for dirty slew foot on Rooney, Marchand Panarin nonsense

Finally, the Rangers beat the Bruins in the traditional Black Friday match-up. Thanks to large contributions from their secondary players, they got the better of the bitter B’s defeating them 5-2 at TD Garden this afternoon. It was enjoyable to … Continue reading

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Rangers’ fourth line and Kreider turn Islanders’ Thanksgiving into cold turkeys, Lafreniere sends message to Pageau

"When you're a visiting coach coming into New York and you see Chris Kreider, you say 'there's a complete player'…I just think he's full of confidence and he's tired of not making the playoffs the last few years" – Gerard … Continue reading

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Lindgren wins wild game with 0.4 seconds left to save Rangers against Sabres, Georgiev pulled by Gallant

This won’t go down as a classic by any stretch. Despite an unreal ending that saw Ryan Lindgren play the unlikely hero with his game-winning goal coming with 0.4 seconds remaining to lift the Rangers to an ugly 5-4 win … Continue reading

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McDavid and Draisaitl Oilers burn Blueshirts for second straight overtime loss, Questions for Gallant and Rangers organization

A few nights removed from losing to the Canucks in overtime to end their road dominance, the Blueshirts suffered a worse defeat in extras at the explosive Oilers. On a night Edmonton finally retired Kevin Lowe’s number 4, the Oilers … Continue reading

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Backed by Shesterkin, Rangers continue successful road trip in wins over Toronto and Nashville, Panarin finally scores and Chytil clicks with Lafreniere and Blais minus Kakko/Strome

Sometimes, it’s as simple as the goalie standing tall against good opponents. Since giving up the Miro Heiskanen overtime winner in his season debut that he felt he should’ve had last Thursday, Igor Shesterkin has been on a roll. It’s … Continue reading

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Kravtsov goes home to further complicate messy situation, Barron recalled for tonight

Even when they finally get a win, things aren’t as they seem for the Rangers. With key right wing Kaapo Kakko suffering an upper body injury on a hit from Alex Romanov during the first period in Montreal, he was … Continue reading

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Hometown kid Lafreniere gets game-winner to give Rangers first victory of season over Canadiens, Shesterkin stands tall

The biggest story entering the third game of the season was the return home for Alexis Lafreniere in Montreal. Although the former 2020 top pick is from the Province of Quebec, that’s right outside the big Canadian city. Playing in … Continue reading

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Rangers Season Preview: Playoffs or Bust for more balanced roster

Tonight is the beginning of the next chapter of Rangers hockey. Under new leadership with proven coach Gerard Gallant behind the bench and Team President and GM Chris Drury presiding over a more balanced roster, it’s playoffs or bust for … Continue reading

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Rangers and Kravtsov both to blame for avoidable situation

Shortly after I posted my initial reaction to the startling news surrounding the Rangers and former ’18 first round pick Vitali Kravtsov, we learned something new about what feels like an untenable situation. Of course, the organization went into full … Continue reading

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