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Despite good start, Rangers need to tighten up defensively

By show of hands. How many of you would’ve signed up for winning three out of four to start the season? That would probably be the majority. Who had the Rangers scoring at will to take six out of a … Continue reading

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Shesterkin, Rangers make it three shutouts in a row for first time in 50 years, Strome tallies twice in latest win, Panarin adds two assists

History has been made again. In a feel good story that’s seen the team surprise by challenging for first place, the Rangers continue to win hockey games at a high rate. The latest highlight was their 3-0 shutout victory of … Continue reading

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Drury, Rangers make a splash at deadline by adding Copp, Motte and Braun

On Monday afternoon right before 3 PM, the Rangers completed a successful day by acquiring forwards Andrew Copp and Tyler Motte at the NHL Trade Deadline. Earlier on March 21, they added defenseman Justin Braun. With his team sitting in … Continue reading

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Kreider continues great season with two goals to highlight a third straight win, Shesterkin makes 45 saves in Rangers’ victory over Jets

When he gets going, Chris Kreider can turn on the afterburner literally. In tonight’s 4-1 win over Winnipeg, he turned on the jets literally. The Rangers won their third straight game by defeating the Jets before a very quiet crowd … 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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HARD HITS: Blue Jackets trade of Dubois to Winnipeg involving Laine is a 2016 Draft redux

Getty Images It was only five years ago (really four and a half) that following top pick Auston Matthews to the Leafs, Patrik Laine went second to Winnipeg and Pierre-Luc Dubois went third to the Blue Jackets. That top three … Continue reading

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Golden Knights break the bank on Pietrangelo

Alex Pietrangelo has found a new home. The former do everything captain of the 2018-19 Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues is headed to Vegas. As had been widely reported, the right defenseman is signing with the Golden Knights. They … Continue reading

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Game #55 Shesterkin survives injury scare to make NHL history in 4-1 win at Winnipeg, Kreider pumps in two more goals to increase value, hearts with Jay Bouwmeester

The Rangers celebrate a Chris Kreider power play goal that made it 2-0 end route to a 4-1 statement win at the Jets in Winnipeg. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images The Rangers went into Winnipeg and … Continue reading

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Trouba and Lemieux return to Winnipeg, Shesterkin gets his first road test as Jets honor the past

Tonight at 8 PM, the Rangers kick off a three-game road trip at Winnipeg. Having rebounded from a dismal effort in a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Sabres with a 4-1 home win over the woeful Kings, the Blueshirts step … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Malkin somehow still gets overlooked

AP Photo credit sportnet.ca via Canadian Press Imagine being one of the game’s brightest stars on a team you helped win three Stanley Cups, a Calder, a Conn Smythe, a Hart Trophy and two scoring titles. All this list of … Continue reading

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