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Game #64: Bad bounces, Armia’s hat trick overshadow Lemieux’s first goal in 4-2 loss to Canadiens

Home ice is supposed to be friendly. Not so much for the Rangers, who had two bad bounces go against them in a 4-2 loss to the Canadiens. Those two bounces resulted in Montreal goals to turn around a second … Continue reading

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Who wants the two wildcards in the crowded Metro?

With the All-Star break concluding highlighted by Brian Boyle replacing Taylor Hall to represent the Devils to thunderous applause in Tampa from appreciative fans who support the courageous vet battling Leukemia, the question of the day remains the same. Who … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs clinch, eliminate Islanders on wild Saturday night

Saturday will be remembered. But not for the Islanders despite a heroic performance from Halak. Continue reading

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Lightning stay alive in wildcard

The Lightning are still in play for the final wildcard in the East. For a second straight night, they stayed alive by winning on the road against a Canadian team in the Atlantic Division. After beating the Maple Leafs 4-1 … Continue reading

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Halak keeps Islanders alive while Leafs lose

The Islanders are still alive. Barely. Behind Jaroslav Halak, they shutout the Hurricanes 3-0 in Raleigh Thursday night. The resurgent goalie who replaced Thomas Greiss by regaining his job made 29 saves. If they do somehow make the playoffs, they … Continue reading

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Islanders try to stay alive

There is still hope. Thanks to Thomas Hickey’s overtime winner at Nashville the other night, the Islanders are still alive for the playoffs. Barely. They need to win out and get lots of help. That is the situation for a … Continue reading

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Rangers to rest four tomorrow, Marchand spears Gotchin

New Post: Marchand spearing cheap shot despicable. Rangers to rest 4. #Marchand #NYR Continue reading

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Rangers make playoffs, lose 5-4 to Sharks in overtime

With one point earned in a wild and crazy 5-4 overtime loss to the Sharks, the Rangers made the playoffs for a seventh straight year. While Sam Rosen and Joe Micheletti propped that up as only they can for MSG … Continue reading

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Surging Sabres in the hunt in crazy playoff race

The #Sabres are suddenly surging and right in the mix for the playoffs. Continue reading

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State Of The Sabres Address

Here we sit: 30 games are left in the 2016-2017 NHL season for the Buffalo Sabres and it appears the Darcy Regier era has resurrected: 22-22-10, 54 points, 6 points out of the last Wildcard spot. The Boston Bruins (who … Continue reading

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