Alexis Lafreniere

NHL Playoffs: Carolina Hurricanes Survive the New York Rangers in Game 4 | 5/11/2024

Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs is wrapping up, and the Carolina Hurricanes control their own destiny.

After last week’s victory against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena for Game 6, the Hurricanes advanced to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers, current Stanley Cup favorites.

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Rangers’ Second Line Doing Everything Right

The New York Rangers‘ second line, consisting of Alexis Lafreniere, Vincent Trocheck, and Artemi Panarin, was dominant in the regular season. Each player recorded career highs in points as Lafreniere had 57 (28 goals and 29 assists), Trocheck had 77 (25 goals and 52 assists), and Panarin had 120 (49 goals and 71 assists). Not […]

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Panarin Rewriting his Playoff History as Rangers Bring Winning Streak to Second Round

Rangers forward Artemi Panarin notably approached this season with a new look, debuting a completely shaved head for the start of the year, but the skilled Russian winger noted that a change of hairstyle wasn’t going to be enough to erase the disappointment he felt from his last season performance. “It’s probably only hockey that […]

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Opinion: Laviolette Did Wonders With the Rangers This Season

The NHL Broadcasters’ Association got it right when it came to picking their three finalists for the Jack Adams Award, which, according to the award’s definition, is “presented to the head coach who has contributed the most to his team’s success. The three finalists, which were announced on Friday, May 3, Rick Tocchet (Vancouver Canucks), […]

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NHL Playoffs: Grading the Rangers In Their First Round Sweep of the Capitals

Everyone knew that the New York Rangers would win their first round series with the Washington Capitals. It was just a matter of how many games it would take and how dominant the Blueshirts would be. The Rangers more than took care of business as they swept the Capitals in what was a very easy […]

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Opinion: Rangers Should Make Quick Work of the Capitals

When it comes to the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals taking on each other in the Stanley Cup playoffs, their bouts seem to go the distance. In 2009 (Capitals won), 2012 (Rangers won), 2013 (Rangers won), and 2015 (Rangers won), the series between the Blueshirts and Capitals went the distance. They were all […]

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Rangers Clinch Best in Everything With Shutout Win Over the Senators

Going into Monday night’s (April 15) game against the Ottawa Senators, the New York Rangers had a singular focus – win baby. That is exactly what they did and they did it convincingly. The Blueshirts shutout the Senators 4-0 to pick up their franchise-record 55th win. With the win, the team clinched a few important […]

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Devils Take a 4-3 Loss Against the Rangers | 4/3/2024

It was a close game between the Devils and New York Rangers at the Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, April 3rd. This marked New Jersey’s third straight loss after a two-game win streak that had been put to an end when they fell to the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Friday, March 29th. This was a […]

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Rangers’ Trocheck Continues to Prove His Worth

There were mixed reviews when the New York Rangers signed Vincent Trocheck to a seven-year, $39.75 million contract on July 13, 2022. On the one hand, they were getting a player who cracked the 60-point once in his career. Not exactly a player that a team should shell out a bunch of cash to. On […]

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Maple Leafs Defeat New York Rangers 4-3 in Shootout | 3/2/2024

The Maple Leafs hosted the New York Rangers on Saturday, March 2 at the Scotiabank Arena. The game ended in a shootout, both Max Domi and Mitch Marner scored, and Mika Zibanejad scored the lone goal in the shootout for New York. This was Toronto’s second straight win after their seven-game win streak was put […]

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