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Appreciating Tortorella’s Honesty

Being a New York Rangers fan back during the 2017-18 season was tough. After a stretch of six straight seasons of making the Stanley Cup playoffs, it was clear the team was going to miss the postseason. They were having a terrible year, and it was apparent that changes would have to be made. On […]

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The Emergence of Rangers Defenseman Braden Schneider

When you are a defenseman on the New York Rangers, it is easy to fly under the radar. The Blueshirts have a plethora of excellent to solid defensemen. Guys like Norris Trophy winner Adam Fox, team captain Jacob Trouba, K’Andre Miller, and Ryan Lindgren have all made positive impacts on this hockey club, especially in […]

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Rangers 2021-2022 Season in the Rear View; A Review

It’s been over a week since the New York Rangers season ended, and I think I am confident enough to put their 2021-2022 season into perspective. At about this time last year, the Rangers were looking back on a letdown season where things could have been much better. To refresh those minds that cannot remember […]

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Habs make St Louis 32nd head coach after contract extension

The Montreal Canadiens made it official this morning as they removed the interim tag from Martin St Louis after signing him to a three-year extension which takes him to the 2024-25 season. The Quebec native, who is 46, was officially named interim head coach after the dismissal of Dominque Ducharme and finished the season with […]

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Rangers: Season in Review

For only the fifth time in the franchise’s 94-year history, the New York Rangers have eclipsed 50 wins in a single season. It’s quite an accomplishment in and of itself, but it’s even more impressive when you look back on where the franchise was merely a year ago. The sudden upheaval and firings of Jeff […]

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Report: Kreider hits 50 goal plateau

He did it. On Tuesday night, Chris Kreider became the 4th Ranger in franchise history to score 50 goals in one season. He joined elite company when he slid a rebound past Frederik Andersen of the Carolina Hurricanes to bring the Rangers within one late in the third period. The Blueshirts would lose the game […]

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Kent Hughes named 18th General Manager in Canadiens Franchise History

Montreal Canadiens fans woke up with happiness on Tuesday morning as they were informed player agent Kent Hughes was named 18th GM in franchise history. The wait is finally over. Kent Hughes brings a lot of expertise on the business side dealing with getting his players signed. Now he’s on the other side, which should […]

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BTLHP Thoughts: NHL Pulling Out Of The Olympics?, Bergevin Firing

NHL and the Olympics  The NHL and NHLPA will have to decide soon if the players are going to the Olympics in Bejing. From the looks of what’s been coming out recently, they will likely be pulling out of the Olympics due to the risk involved with it. If a player were to get a […]

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Breaking News: Montreal Canadiens Make Major Front Office Shakeup

The Montreal Canadiens have formally announced a major shakeup within their front office, as has been reported and rumored for days. Marc Bergevin, Trevor Timmins, and Paul Wilson have been relieved of their duties as part of these changes. As part of the front office changes, team CEO Geoff Molson has announced that the Canadiens […]

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