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258 Game 1: Rangers-Kings in review

Thoughts: 1) I’m not sure what to make of Game 1. Why? Because I thought it was kind of what we should have expected. The Kings are a bigger, heavier team who beat the crap out of you and give up chances. The Rangers are a faster team that won’t…

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10 Game 1: Kings 3, Rangers 2 (OT) … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR; interview transcripts from the NHL/ASAP Sports: Game 1: Kings 3, Rangers 2 (OT). Click here for boxscore. Team notes: –        The Rangers were defeated by the Los Angeles Kings, 3-2, in overtime tonight in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final at STAPLES Center.…

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1094 Game 1: Rangers at Kings … It’s Go Time!

Game 1. Rangers at Kings. For the first time in 20 years, ya boys will play a Stanley Cup Final game tonight. They haven’t played since May 29, when they eliminated Montreal. The Kings last played Sunday, the OT win in Chicago punching their ticket to the Final. They…

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32 Game 1: Rangers at Kings … pre-game notes

Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS at LOS ANGELES KINGS Wednesday, June 4, 8:00 p.m. ET STAPLES Center- Los Angeles, CA Rangers: 12-8 Kings: 12-9 TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face off against the Los Angeles Kings  at STAPLES Center (8:00 p.m. ET — TV: NBC Network;…

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466 Game 7: Kings at Blackhawks … It’s Go Time!

Game 7. Kings at Blackhawks. As you might be aware, ya boys have a stake in the outcome of Game 7 in the Windy City tonight. Cool stuff, this Western Conference final series has been. Unbelievable hockey, especially that OT in Game 5. Remarkable late comeback by the defending Stanley…

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155 Rangers don’t mind waiting for their opponent

The Rangers did not learn on Friday which team they will face in the Stanley Cup final, and that was fine with the Rangers. The Los Angeles Kings had a chance to close out the defending Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 6 of the Western Conference final Friday, but…

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508 Game 6: Rangers-Canadiens in review

Click here to see Josh Thomson, 26’s story about the Rangers’ clincher last night. Click here to read my column, which was kind of stymied by deadline, on the Rangers reaching the Cup final. Thoughts: 1) “Alain,” the question began, “if somebody told you in October you’d be playing in…

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324 John Moore suspended two games by NHL

And the clown show that is NHL Player Safety continues. Two identical hits, one ruled a head shot, one not. One player with a history, one with none. Same penalties. Though reports are now that Dale Weise did indeed suffer a concussion on the John Moore hit in Game 5.…

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