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HARD HITS: Leafs’ latest playoff failure leaves more questions for Toronto

After finally exercising the demons by beating the Lightning in the first round, the Maple Leafs couldn’t follow up their first playoff series win in 19 years with a successful second round. Instead, they were hardly competitive in the first … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: First Round Picks and Beyond

Tonight, it finally gets rolling. After a long 82-game schedule, the best time of year is finally here. The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin with four games on Monday. The first round gets going later. It’ll start off with the defensive … Continue reading

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Chytil’s last second goal overturned in 3-2 loss to Leafs to end regular season, Armageddon awaits

Filip Chytil nearly had another unreal Rangers moment. With over a second to go, he thought he scored the tying goal when a loose puck went in off his skate past Joseph Woll. Filip Chytil's game-tying goal with 1.2 seconds … Continue reading

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Rangers cost themselves due to sitting back in frustrating overtime loss to Maple Leafs, Gallant hardly plays fourth line, Cuylle debuts, top guns no show

The frustration level is high. If you’re a passionate fan of this team, it should be following a tightly contested game played against one of the league’s best up in Toronto. Simply put, the Rangers didn’t closeout the Maple Leafs. … Continue reading

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Strome and Vatrano contribute in Ducks’ win, Kravtsov not traveling with Rangers for road trip, Hischier rules himself out for Devils opener at Flyers

There’s already plenty to cover in the first week of the new season. Thus far, only a handful of teams have played their first game. That’ll change over the next two nights. Ten games are on Thursday’s schedule. That includes … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Who will be left standing in a hard to predict postseason?

They say that stories write themselves. In some cases, that’s true. Take for example the Canadiens last year. They were left for dead after going down three games to one in the first round against the rival Maple Leafs. Then, … Continue reading

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Reaves sparks comeback with two goals, Rangers prove a point with five unanswered in good win over Leafs

Ryan Reaves was made for moments like this. The larger than life veteran right wing provided the spark for a stirring Rangers 6-3 comeback win over the Maple Leafs on home ice. His two goals got a rusty team that … Continue reading

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Islanders put Penguins on the brink, Connor’s goal in triple overtime eliminates Oilers, goalies shine including a memorable playoff debut for Cats’ Spencer Knight

These playoffs have been electric. It is only the first round yet there are so many cool storylines. From the magnificent playoff debut of 20-year old Spencer Knight to backstop the Cats to a 4-1 win in Game Five to … Continue reading

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Rangers make smart move swapping Joey Keane for Julien Gauthier, Lindgren takes high road on Marchand, confusing playoff system, awful Leafs and Canadiens

A minor trade that could help the Rangers at forward could impact what happens with Chris Kreider (seen above with Derek Stepan). Much earlier on Tuesday, the Rangers decided to make a trade that could immediately impact the future. In … Continue reading

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Game #52 Buchnevich, Zibanejad and Kreider take apart Maple Leafs, Shestyorkin improves to 4-1-0 for Rangers

Pavel Buchnevich celebrates a goal in easily his best game of the season. He finished with a goal and two assists in the Rangers 5-3 win over the defenseless Maple Leafs. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images … Continue reading

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