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The Stanley Cup Final is Set

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After capturing the Western Conference title last week, the Nashville Predators were eagerly awaiting their opponents for the 2017 Stanley Cup finals. The series between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins would go seven games, and after a thrilling double overtime, the Pittsburgh Penguins won game seven, 3-2, and advanced to fight for hockey’s most esteemed trophy. The Nashville Predators have …

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Rangers Fall in Double Overtime

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Coming off a devastating 2-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators in the opening game of the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Thursday night, the New York Rangers wanted to bounce back in a big way. Unfortunately, their hopes were crushed and many hearts were broken as the Blueshirts fell 6-5 in double overtime, after surrendering a 5-3 …

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New York Rangers Move On

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Holding a 3-2 series lead in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the New York Rangers could advance to the semifinals with a win over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night. However, the Canadiens were looking to stave off elimination and force a game seven back at Bell Centre on Monday night. So, who would come out on …

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Rangers Lose Heartbreaker in Game Two

In Hockey by Aly Riley

The New York Rangers were just a mere seventeen seconds away from returning home to Madison Square Garden with a 2-0 series lead in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. But then, with chaos in front of goalie Henrik Lundqvist’s crease, and a broken stick from defenseman Nick Holden, the game ended up tied at three. With less …

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Lundqvist Shuts Out Canadiens

In Hockey by Aly Riley

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs officially kicked off on Wednesday night, and at Bell Centre, it was an “Original Six” matchup as Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers were getting ready to face off against Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens. These two teams previously met in the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals, and last night proved that Canadiens fans …

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Rangers Blanked By Washington

In Hockey by Aly Riley

With the Stanley Cup Playoffs just one week away, the New York Rangers wanted to have a good showing and end their season series against the Washington Capitals strong, but it was going to be a challenge with some key play makers out such as Mats Zuccarello, Rick Nash, and Brady Skjei. Unfortunately, time was not on the Blueshirts’ side …

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Home Struggles Continue for the Rangers

In Hockey by Aly Riley

The New York Rangers have not won a home game since February 19th when they played the Washington Capitals.  Trying to break that nasty streak, they welcomed the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins to MSG on Friday night. Unfortunately, luck was not on the Blueshirts’ side as they fell 4-3 in a shootout. The team was without defenseman and captain …

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Rangers Clinch A Postseason Berth

In Hockey by Aly Riley

The New York Rangers needed just one point to clinch a spot in the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs and with a win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night, they could do just that. It was an up and down kind of game, but that point would eventually come and the Rangers would secure their spot. The game started …

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Henrik Lundqvist Looks Rusty in Return to Ice

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The New York Rangers were just two points away from clinching a postseason spot and they could have achieved that feat if they defeated the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Unfortunately, that was not the case as Anaheim got the best of New York and won, 6-3, at Honda Center. Rick Nash opened the scoring for New York, and he now …

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Team USA Stands with Women’s Hockey Team

In Hockey by Ashleigh Binder

In a show of solidarity, the US men’s hockey team has decided to boycott the World Championships.  The move comes after the women’s team announced that it would not participate after failing to reach an agreement with USA hockey over fair wages and suitable equipment.  Some of players, including Hilary Knight, posted a full statement regarding the team’s decision on …