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Shesterskin Continues to Come Up Big for the Blueshirts

After Thursday night’s thrilling 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes, all anyone could talk about when it came to the New York Rangers was the outstanding play of Chris Kreider. It was more than well deserved as Kreider, 33, had a game for the ages. With the team down 3-1 going into the third period, […]

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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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Connor McDavid Nominated For League MVP

“McHart” strikes again. A day before the Edmonton Oilers kick off their second-round match-up against the Vancouver Canucks, Oilers captain Connor McDavid is a Hart trophy nominee for the fourth year in a row and for the sixth time in his NHL career. Having previously won the award for Most Valuable Player in 2017, 2021, […]

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An Email Interview with Nick Bowins of Working in Hockey

About four months ago, I did a great email interview with Nick Bowins of Hockey Collective. I am proud to bring Nick back to talk with us about a new hockey-related venture he started called Working in Hockey. If you are serious about finding a career in hockey, this new outlet might be the perfect […]

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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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Tyler Bertuzzi Hat Trick, Maple Leafs Seventh Straight Win vs. Colorado Avalanche 2/24/2024

Tyler Bertuzzi scored a hat trick on his birthday, and Mitch Marner had a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win against the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday, February 24th at the Ball Arena. The Toronto Maple Leafs won their seventh straight game and the Avalanche has lost two games straight. Maple Leafs lineup against […]

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An Email Interview with Matt Murley of Spittin’ Chiclets

If you are a hockey fan, then you know that there are a ton of great shows and podcasts that cover the greatest game in the world. With that said, there is none bigger than Spittin’ Chiclets. They do an unbelievable job of covering the sport with passion, authenticity, and they are one of the […]

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Steven Stamkos on the ice for the Tampa Bay Lightning

NHL Game Recap: Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Anaheim Ducks | 01/13/2024

After starting what was labeled to be a ‘crucial’ home stand with a couple of overtime victories, the Tampa Bay Lightning were looking to stay perfect at Amalie Arena in 2024 when they hosted the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday night. They did that in a convincing 5-1 win. It took a little time for the […]

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Stick Taps for Barry Melrose

It absolutely pains me to write this as I was a fan of this particular hockey personality for many years. In fact, every time I watched him, I would think about the 1990s when I would watch NHL 2Night on ESPN/ESPN 2. Whenever he spoke, my eyes and ears were glued to this particular hockey […]

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Events That Changed Hockey

It is well known that in all walks of life, things change and evolve. It is safe to say that our favorite sport, hockey, has evolved in many ways. With that in mind, here are 10 events, in no particular order, that I think changed how our game was played: Goaltenders Playing the Puck Could […]

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