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The Islanders and the Impossible

From the Broken Lighthouse Project to Breaking the Penguins

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“Kansas City, home of the Islanders.”
“Seattle, home of the Islanders.”
“Hartford, home of the Islanders.”
“Quebec, home of the Islanders.”

Nassau Coliseum, not home of the Islanders.

It is 2009, and that is all we know of the Islanders future. Continue reading

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Ryane Clowe and The New Rangers Help Gain Revenge On The Penguins

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Ryane Clowe, scoreless in every previous game this year – all with the San Jose Sharks – scored two goals tonight to help the newly-shaped Rangers defeat the suddenly wounded Penguins 6-1 at the Garden.

Clowe, brought over in a trade Tuesday night, was instant offense for the Blueshirts, also adding an assist.

He was not the only new Ranger to make a difference tonight. Continue reading

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Devils’ Martin Brodeur Makes a Clumsy Save, Falls All Over Himself in Win Over Penguins (Video and GIF)

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The New Jersey Devils beat the Pittsburgh Penguins today, 3-1.  In this hockey world, we hate to give the Devil his due, but Martin Brodeur had the NHL highlight of the day, falling all over the place trying to stop a flying puck heading towards his net.

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Rangers Beat the Flyers and Get Back to .500 But Lose Captain Ryan Callahan To A Possible Shoulder Injury

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The New York Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Tuesday night for their 2nd straight victory, sending their record back to .500 at 3-3.  Henrik Lundqvist had perhaps his best performance of the 2013 season, only giving up a goal midway through the 3rd and the Blueshirts were boosted from goals by Michael Del Zotto and Ryan Callahan at MSG.

But it is the injury to Captain Cally that has everyone worried.

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Video of the Day: 2013 New York Rangers Opening Night Player Introductions

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A week ago the New York Rangers finally opened their lockout-shortened season at Madison Square Garden against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Here is a fan’s video (mine) of the always fun player introductions, including all of our Blueshirts favorites: From Henrik Lundqvist, to the big trade get of Rick Nash, to the Captain, Ryan Callahan: Continue reading

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Locked Out of the Win Column: The Rangers and Tonight’s Rematch With the Bruins

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The New York Rangers, a team many a pundit have picked to go as far as raising Lord Stanley’s Cup this year, are as far as they can be from that today: two games, two losses.

Both losses have come against sure rivals for that cup: the Boston Bruins and the Pittsburgh Penguins.

What has gone wrong with a team believed to be destined for greatness?

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NHL 2013 Season Preview: Part 2 – The Players, The Awards, The Predictions

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Moving on from yesterday’s conference and playoff predictions, now we come to more of an individual area of awards and some random predictions I will make that perhaps one or two can come true.

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NHL 2013 Season Preview: Part 1 – The Route to the Stanley Cup

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The NHL season has finally arrived…only 3 months late.  A short season allows for some crazy things to happen in the standings.  Here are my conference predictions for the East and the West.

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Video of the Day 10/22/12 – Giants closer Brian Wilson

Injured San Francisco Giants closer, Brian Wilson, tries to rally his team late in Game 6 of the 2012 NLCS vs. the Cardinals by playing “We Will Rock You” on his teammates’ heads.


Brian Wilson…still getting it done.

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