Mark Messier

Kreider Continues to Cement His Legacy As an All-Time Ranger

Mark Messier. Wayne Gretzky. Chris Kreider? That is right, folks. Kreider, 33, joined Hockey Hall of Famers and legends Messier and Gretzky as the only Ranger to score a natural hat trick in a period during the Stanley Cup playoffs. Ranger fans certainly remember when Messier notched his. It was game 6 of the Eastern Conference […]

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Rangers’ Trouba Wins Mark Messier Leadership Award

While there is no doubt that New York Rangers fans are starting to get scared when it comes to being up three games to two over the Carolina Hurricanes heading into Thursday night’s Game 6 in Raleigh, there is one Rangers player who is not scared. That would be team captain Jacob Trouba. Trouba is […]

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An Email Interview with Hockey Author Curt Solomon

It’s amazing the kind of hockey people you can be put in touch with via the Internet. I have the perfect example of this. Back in early February, I was searching for something on Patrick Roy and I came across a book called My Road Hockey Obsession by Curt Solomon. After reading a sample of […]

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Rangers Adam Fox Reminding Many of Brian Leetch

Former New York Rangers great Brian Leetch was one of the greatest defensemen in NHL history. He is eighth all-time in points (1,028) and is one of seven to accumulate more than 1,000 points in his career (247 goals and 781 assists). Leetch, a Hockey Hall of Famer, is also one of only six blueliners […]

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Opinion: Admiring Sidney Crosby

As someone who grew up rooting for the New York Rangers, it was seldom that I had favorite players on other NHL clubs. My favorite player of all time is/was Rangers great Mike Richter. I also enjoyed watching players like Brian Leetch, Adam Graves, Mark Messier, Alexei Kovalev, and several others. Nowadays, I consider myself […]

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A Look Back At Crazy Offer Sheets in the NHL

As a New York Rangers fan, I am well aware of offer sheets. On August 7th of, 1997, the Blueshirts signed the great Colorado Avalanche forward Joe Sakic to a contract offer sheet of $21 million over three seasons. At the time, the team was looking to replace Mark Messier since the “Messiah” went and signed […]

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In Memory of My Dad

March 31 is a very bittersweet day for me. On the one hand, it is my birthday. I was born on March 31, 1983, which means that I am now 40 years old. On the other hand, March 31 also happens to be when my father died. On March 31, 2020, my dad died from […]

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Learning How to Stop A Breakaway From one of the Best

When it comes to being a hockey fan, there are many dreams that we all have. We all want our teams to win the Stanley Cup. We want to be able to touch hockey’s Holy Grail, andlastly, we all want to hang out with our favorite team and, more importantly, our favorite player. During the […]

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