Tag Archives: Wayne Gretzky

Hard Hits Podcast: Cool Rangers stories, Yankees classic photos, sportscards and NHL 94

In the third episode of my new Hard Hits Podcast on YouTube, I get into a few different topics. With all the COVID-19 pandemic news, I give it an appropriate nickname while trying to keep things light with some cool … Continue reading

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Trade deadline eve musings

Before we even get to the trade deadline, I want to do something I almost never do here anymore – talk about something NHL related that isn’t the Devils.  Granted this is meant to be a local coverage type blog … Continue reading

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Shestyorkin to start tomorrow versus Kings, more Panarin 24/7 TV MSG redux, keep Kreider, Ovechkin chases Gretzky

With all the love Artemi Panarin has received, how come the Rangers and MSG don’t celebrate their history before 1970? When Sunday hits, it’ll be Igor Shestyorkin back in net to take on the Kings. David Quinn revealed the news … 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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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets prove you don’t need a high priced goalie to have success

AP Photo credit Russell LaBounty of USA Today via Getty Images Like most observers, I didn’t have many expectations for the Blue Jackets. They lost star forward Artemi Panarin to the Rangers. Let Sergei Bobrovsky go to his destination of … Continue reading

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A Salute To Number 68! Saying goodbye to all-time great Jagr is not easy

If this truly is it for Jaromir Jagr, we are saying goodbye to a true hockey legend in every sense of the word. The ageless all-time great has been one in a million. A Eurostar who made hockey so much … Continue reading

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Video Of Day: Jagr scores No. 700

During Saturday’s 6-1 Devils win over the Islanders, Jaromir Jagr reached a milestone by scoring his 700th career NHL goal. The special moment came early in the second period when he skated around Kyle Okposo and took a shot that … Continue reading

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