Tag Archives: Henrik Lundqvist

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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Diplomatic Dispatches: The Beauty and Power of Swedish Hockey

We, the hockey faithful, clearly are living in the Era of Ovechkin. Years from now, young fans will ask in awe whether you saw ‘The Great Eight’ play…much as I recall asking about ‘Mr. Hockey’ – the incomparable Gordie Howe. … Continue reading

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Red Wings, Frozen Tide Weekend Hockeypoolza

Martin Luther King Day weekend was excellent for live hockey consumption for me. Not only did I get to see my Red Wings in action against the Rangers at MSG, I also went south to catch the annual Iron Cup … 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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Somewhere Jay Onrait is probably screaming. Why? Because Sergei BOBROVSKY won the Vezina Trophy for the 2013 Season! As a Blue Jackets fan, and a huge fan of number 72, I was absolutely THRILLED when I heard the news. How … 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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Pre-Season (in January?!) Goalie Rankings

Based on off-season/lockout preparation and playing, as well as previous season performances and my gut feelings as a coach, I have compiled a ranking of all starting NHL goaltenders. I have two lists of 15 (each conference), and one list … Continue reading

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