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History Made: Panarin sets record for most assists by a Ranger forward, Kreider ties Cook on all-time franchise list

It’s been a history making year for the Rangers. In their latest win- a satisfying 6-3 triumph over the Islanders- Artemi Panarin made some history. The 30-year old Russian assisted on all three of Andrew Copp’s goals during the first … Continue reading

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Inspired third period gives Rangers their 18th comeback win over Buchnevich and Blues, Kreider gets winner on power play, Shesterkin picked up by team

Even the best players have off nights. For a 2:14 stretch late in the second period with his team leading 2-0, Igor Shesterkin became human. He allowed three straight Blues goals on three consecutive shots. The stunning turn of events … Continue reading

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Rangers Flashback: Tony Granato

In 1988-89, the Rangers boasted a pair of rookies who had an immediate impact. Of course, Brian Leetch is well known. Following a 17-game cameo fresh out of Wisconsin in ’87-88, he scored 23 goals and had 71 points to … 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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Devils grind their way to 2-0 despite Hughes’ injury

Normally a second home game of the season can be a sleepy affair, especially when it’s between interconference teams (and ones that have never met before last night at that). Last night’s 4-2 win over the Kraken was anything but … Continue reading

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Tough Lineup gets exposed by Ovechkin, Caps in forgettable Season Opener

This was one to forget. It’s a good thing the Rangers have another game tonight when they play host to the Stars in the home opener. Everything that could go wrong did in a disappointing 5-1 loss to the Caps … Continue reading

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Gourde’s shorthanded goal leads Lightning over Islanders in Game Seven, Stanley Cup Final pits Canadiens against defending champs

The Lightning are going back to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champs bested the gritty Islanders in seven hard fought games thanks to Yanni Gourde’s shorthanded goal last night at Tampa. It was his goal would the Islanders were … Continue reading

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The Greatest Trades In Devils and Rangers History

With the official start of the summer upon us in the heat of two closely fought Stanley Cup Semifinals, I decided to look back at the ’92-93 Canadiens on hockey-reference.com. I don’t know why, but maybe seeing how close the … Continue reading

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Load management? Not in our league (thankfully)

Growing up I was more of an NBA fan than an NHL fan until around the time of this famous SI cover in 1994. It was around the timeperiod where the Nets had young, exciting teams with stars such as … Continue reading

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Lundqvist ready to be a Washington Capital

Coming Soon To DC: Henrik Lundqvist will go back to wearing his old number 35 when he plays for his new team as a Washington Capital. AP Photo credit Washington Capitals via Getty Images It’s been a week since we … Continue reading

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