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A quick primer on the new NHL stats page

In case you missed it, the NHL stats page has been upgraded to include the #fancystats that we use here on a regular basis. The NHL changed the names (finally), so now it’s easier for people to understand what exactly Corsi, Fenwick, and PDO measure. Let’s break it down: Shot Attempts (SAT) – this counts all shot attempts for/against a…

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Game 58: Make it two in a row against Columbus

The New York Rangers are back at MSG tonight to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets, looking to make it two in a row, both against the Blue Jackets and overall, having beaten the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night. The Blue Jackets have been completely decimated by injuries this season, and really aren’t as bad as their record. I think…

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Sunday New York Rangers trade deadline rumor roundup

As the trade deadline draws nearer, the rumors are abound about who the New York Rangers will target to improve the team for a playoff run. There are a bunch of them, so here we go. Larry Brooks says that the Rangers might target Mark Letestu of Columbus, Torrey Mitchell of Buffalo, or Curtis Glencross of Calgary. As for Glencross,…

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Rangers dominate Sabres in another laugher

This post title should seem familiar, as the New York Rangers dominated the Buffalo Sabres in another laugher, this time by a score of 3-1. The Sabres actually jumped out to an early lead, as the first shot MacKenzie Skapski faced was from the slot from a wide open Matt Moulson, and there wasn’t much Skapski could do from there….

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Game 57: Rebound in Buffalo

The New York Rangers are in Buffalo tonight to take on the woeful Sabres. This game is actually a makeup game from November 21, when Buffalo became Siberia for a few weeks. The Rangers lost in a shootout last night to the Vancouver Canucks in their second straight poor defensive showing. In fact, the Rangers have allowed three or more…

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BSB FanDuel: 2/20

Here is the info for today’s FanDuel league: Sign up for FanDuel here, the league link is here. We aren’t high rollers, it’s $2 to play. For those unfamiliar, you are given $55,000 to construct a team of 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, and 1 G. High fantasy points per game (FPG) with low cost is a…

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Thoughts from last night’s shootout loss

I was at the game last night, thus there will be no goal breakdown for the game. But I am able to do a brain dump of my thoughts from the game, so that’s something. Generally you’re ok with a point in a game against a playoff team, but last night’s game felt different. The Rangers really shouldn’t have struggled…

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Game 56: Continue the winning streak against Vancouver

The New York Rangers are back at MSG tonight to take on the Vancouver Canucks, looking to extend their winning streak to five games in a row. The Rangers have really stepped it up a notch without Henrik Lundqvist, putting up at least five goals in their last four games, and going 5-1-1 with Talbot in net (6-1-1 in February)….

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BSB FanDuel: 2/19

Here is the info for today’s FanDuel league: Sign up for FanDuel here, the league link is here. We aren’t high rollers, it’s $2 to play. For those unfamiliar, you are given $55,000 to construct a team of 2 LW, 2 RW, 2 C, 2 D, and 1 G. High fantasy points per game (FPG) with low cost is a…

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Mats Zuccarello looking for more than $5 million

Per Darren Dreger, cited on NBCSN, New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello is going to look for more than $5 million per year on a five-year deal for his contract extension. Zucc is the next Ranger in line for Glen Sather to lock up, having locked up Marc Staal earlier this year.  Zuccarello is a must-keep for the Rangers, as…

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