Category Archives: New York Rangers

A Tale of Two Tough Guys, and the Return of “Liable to Libel”

Tom Wilson – Asset, or Ass? Tom Wilson: the most incendiary youngster to hit Washington since William Jefferson Clinton, and bane of the New York zeitgeist. Wilson’s wrecking ball style of play, characterized by the kind of wanton disregard for … Continue reading

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The Brouwer Play May Be Over, But Holtby is Rangers’ Bigger Worry

Souring on Brouwer   The hour for Brouwer on the power play has soured. Once, in the dark old days of an impotent Washington offense bereft of top-six talent, Troy Boy was a consistent bright spot, always to be counted … Continue reading

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Sans Louis

In general, I don’t like to overly criticize or castigate professional hockey players (well, on this blog) mainly since I’ve never played the game myself. Once a player gets to the NHL level, it’s self-evident they have the talent and … Continue reading

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NYR Season Preview: Changing of the Guard

Players get traded all the time, it’s a common practice. But who has ever heard of coaches being traded!? Well, that is not exactly what happened but it was close. During the off season the New York Rangers fired John Tortorella as … Continue reading

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High Heels In Sochi

If I’m going to make you understand, I guess I have to take you all the way back to the red high heeled shoe. It seems like a strange way to start this piece, but I think it’s the most appropriate. … Continue reading

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Round 2: Bruins vs. Rangers

Well, that was exciting… As a Bruins fan, you get used to a certain amount of drama with your hockey. No, I’m not talking the Brad Marchand school of acting, or Jack Edwards’ agreeably hysterical play-by-play style. Instead, I’m talking their recent … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Well: Caps-Rangers Game 4 Preview

This is your captain speaking. We’re experiencing some slight turbulence directly over New York City. Uhhhhhh…I just want to let you know that this is perfectly normal, folks. With so muchhhh uhhhhh….hot gas coming out of the city, a little shake … Continue reading

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Ranger Danger: Caps-NYR Game 2 Preview

Today’s abbreviated Game 2 Preview comes less than twenty-four hours after the Caps 3-1 victory over the Rangers in Game 1, and less than twenty-four hours before what is sure to be a systematic dismantling of the Rangers in Game … Continue reading

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Off Broadway: Caps-NYR Game 1 Preview

Playoff hockey is back in the nation’s capital, and for the fifth time in six years, the Washington Capitals will face the New York Rangers in the postseason. Familiar like a rash that won’t go away and gritty like bad … Continue reading

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Lights, Cameras, Ice… Broadway!

Finally! A big sigh of relief was shared by millions of hockey fans on Sunday January 6th. The NHL and NHLPA announced a tentative agreement on a new CBA that would bring an end to the recent lockout. After months … Continue reading

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