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Team USA Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Roster Announced

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There may not be any current NHL players on the roster, but there are so many reasons to be excited for Team USA hockey in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Here are some names to remember as we get closer to the Opening Ceremonies: Jordan Greenway – Greenway was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the 2015 draft and he will …

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Rangers Win the Winter Classic

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On New Year’s Day, this past Monday, nearly 42,000 hockey fans braved the bitter cold and wind to witness a once in a lifetime event: the 2018 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic. It pitted Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers against Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres at Citi Field in Queens on a 18 degree F afternoon. Ultimately, the …

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A New Team USA on Olympic Ice

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Four years ago, hockey fans all across the country woke up early on a Saturday morning to watch what would become an epic Olympic hockey game between the United States and Russia. The game was tied 2-2 after overtime. While NHL rules allow each player on a team to shoot only once, international rules say a player can take multiple …

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Rangers’ Lundqvist Hits 20,000th Save Mark

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Going into Wednesday’s game against the Ottawa Senators, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist only needed four saves to reach the mark of 20,000 for his illustrious career. Well, early in the first period, dreams became a reality as Lundqvist became just the fifteenth goalie in NHL history to achieve this milestone. Despite that, the Rangers had a tough go …

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The Vegas Golden Knights: The Pleasant Surprise of this NHL Season

In Hockey by EmmaKate Austin

If you’re a fan of any hockey team, last June’s expansion draft likely made you nervous. Each team formally lost one player, while others lost more than one after trades were made.  Nervous about losing players, sure.  Nervous about how good that Vegas Golden Knights hockey club would become? Probably not so much. Fast forward to now, with teams having …

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New York Rangers Hold Open Skate

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What’s a great way to spend an afternoon in New York City? How about watching the New York Rangers practice? Well, that’s what a number of fans did when the Manhattan-based hockey team held an open skate for all fans to attend at Lasker Rink in Central Park on Saturday afternoon, in preparation for the 2018 Winter Classic at Citi …

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Ryan McDonagh Out For Rangers

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The New York Rangers have had an up and down start for the first six weeks of the 2017-18 season, but they have been fortunate that many of their players have remained healthy. Unfortunately,  head coach Alain Vigneault made the announcement that captain and defenseman Ryan McDonagh would be out for the team Wednesday night with an abdominal strain. The …

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A Dynamic Duo to Envy: Steven Stamkos & Nikita Kucherov

In Hockey by EmmaKate Austin

Raise your hand if you predicted the team leading the NHL over a month into the season would be one from Florida. After missing out on the playoffs last year, the Tampa Bay Lightning are off to a fast and furious start. They currently sit atop the NHL standings with a record of 14-2-2. Goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy leads the league …

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Duchene Gets His Trade

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Prior to the NHL preseason in September, Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene made it clear that he no longer wanted to be a part of the Denver-based hockey club mainly due to the fact he wouldn’t get a chance to fight for the Stanley Cup. Well, his wish finally came true on Sunday evening when the Avalanche dropped a bombshell …

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What Is Wrong With the Rangers?

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We are twelve games into the 2017-18 NHL season and we’ve had quite a few surprises already!  The Vegas Golden Knights are shocking the entire hockey community in their inaugural season by having fourteen points, which is good for second place in the Pacific Division. Perhaps the biggest surprise of all, however, is how poorly the New York Rangers are …