Tag Archives: Wayne Gretzky

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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Lundqvist to sign with Capitals on Friday

Translation: Sources from the USA say that Henrik Lundqvist will sign for @Capitals on Friday. #NYR https://t.co/U0GmwAXhwj — Rick Carpiniello (@RickCarpiniello) October 7, 2020 In a story that veteran beat writer Rick Carpiniello broke via Twitter by translating a Swedish … Continue reading

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NHL Podcast: Draft Lottery debacle, Panarin, analyzing Rangers vs Hurricanes, Lundqvist and Price comparison

Earlier this evening, I did a hockey podcast on some hot topics over on my Hard Hits Network. It went into overtime! Among the topics covered include the NHL Draft Lottery debacle, Artemi Panarin, a classic series flashback from 1993 … Continue reading

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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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