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Dominic Moore providing the Rangers with championship calibre depth

Despite being lumbered with Tanner Glass as a linemate, Dominic Moore has once again provided the Rangers with a quality depth player, the kind of player who makes a difference in the playoffs. In the playoffs, games are traditionally much tighter affairs and it is often the role players that need to step up (think Mike Rupp for the Devils…

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Looking back at the 2009 draft

Re-evaluating drafts is always a difficult endeavor. Hindsight is always 20/20, and people tend to call out the failures in the draft rather than the successes. For the Rangers, the 2009 draft was an interesting one. This draft started to set the tone of the types of players on which the Rangers built their farm system. Chris Kreider, their first…

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Sunday Musings: NHL playoff picture

Note: this post started as a Western preview and turned quickly into an Eastern post. Consider it a follow up to Justin’s post on Friday While the Rangers have been battling for the proverbial cherry on top of a charmed 2014-15 season, a lot of teams have been struggling to get in to the playoffs. The beauty of having so…

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Game 78: Race for President’s Trophy resumes against Devils

Note: Due to the holidays, there won’t be a goal breakdown following this game. At the time of writing this post, I believe all BSB writers were committed to other plans. While there won’t be a goal breakdown following the game, I will still get GIFs up at newyorkrangersgifs.com tomorrow night, after I get home. The New York Rangers clinched…

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A quick Kevin Klein injury update

Per Steve Zipay, inured defenseman Kevin Klein is slated to get x-rays on his fractured left arm this week, which will determine if/when he returns from the injury. He is currently skating but not stickhandling. The original timeline had him slated to return for the playoffs, but Sam Rosen mentioned on the most recent broadcast that the Rangers are hoping…

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Taking a look at the playoff race in the East

When I sat down to write this post, I thought we might be at a place, 77 games in (and a Metro Division Title), that I could start to preview potential first round goalie matchups. Then, I looked at the standings. There is so much congestion in the bottom of the of the division spots and the wild cards that…

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Rangers clinch Metro Division with win over Minnesota

Before we begin, make sure to check out all the GIFs from the game at our new site: www.newyorkrangersgifs.com. That site will have GIFs of major plays of most Rangers games. Most, because obviously life takes priority. The New York Rangers clinched the Metropolitan Division title last night with a 3-2 win over the red hot Minnesota Wild. The Rangers…

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Game 77: Tame the Wild

The New York Rangers take on the Minnesota Wild –winners of their last five in a row– tonight, looking to build on their most recent win in Winnipeg the other night. The Rangers have played a few sloppy games in a row since clinching, which I guess is human nature. There has been some cause for concern, as possession numbers…

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james sheppard

Please stop playing Tanner Glass

I open this post with a peace offering to those who came here to be irritated due to the title of this post. This is your friendly reminder that you have the freedom to choose which blog posts to read and which to ignore. Additionally, this post will include #fancystats, regular hockey-loving eyed interpretation, and perhaps the scariest of all,…

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Patience paying off with J.T. Miller

Though he’s been overshadowed by Kevin Hayes’ ridiculous rookie season, J.T. Miller is another youngster who’s been vital to the team’s success. Miller finally found a home when he was deployed alongside Hayes and Carl Hagelin on a third line that developed instant chemistry. And when the Blueshirts traded Lee Stempniak and Anthony Duclair, Miller’s position was virtually guaranteed for…

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