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Why the Rangers Should Sell

Why the Rangers Should Sell

January 24, 2018

By Peter Valentino NHL Teams are divided into four groups: consistent Stanley Cup contenders (Blackhawks, Kings, Penguins), consistent playoff attendees (Canadians, Rangers, Blues, Capitals, Lightning) occasional playoff attende...

Ovechkin Torching the Ice

Ovechkin Torching the Ice

October 18, 2017

By Dominic Muscarello Last season, the NHL’s youth movement hit its high, with Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine making their exciting debuts and Conor McDavid taking home the Hart trophy for the first MVP award of his care...

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

May 4, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  Another year, another disappointing postseason for the Anaheim Ducks. The team’s seven game first round exit at the hands of the Nashville Predators marks another season of high...

Changing the Narrative

Changing the Narrative

April 27, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  The Stanley Cup playoffs are always good for bringing intensity, surprises and fantastic storylines, and things are no different this year. With at least two matchups on each side of the ...

Crossing the Blue Line

Crossing the Blue Line

April 20, 2016

By Stephen Fragano The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here in all their glory. Sixteen teams are battling for Lord Stanley’s Cup, and every team wants a fair and equal shot to etch its name into the history bo...

NHL Award Predictions

NHL Award Predictions

April 20, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  The NHL Awards in Las Vegas are not taking place until June 22, but the playoffs are not a factor in the regular season awards (supposedly). With that in mind, here are my prediction...

NHL Playoff Preview

NHL Playoff Preview

April 13, 2016

By Anthony Pucik It took all 82 games, but the NHL playoff bracket is finally set. Here’s how I think the quarterfinal round will go: Starting in the Western Conference, I think the Dallas Stars will h...

Wideman Case Sets Wrong Precedent

Wideman Case Sets Wrong Precedent

March 30, 2016

By Anthony Pucik  Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman was originally suspended 20 games for delivering a check to the back of the head of linesmen Don Henderson in a game on Jan. 27. Wideman had just re...

Paying the Price

Paying the Price

February 10, 2016

By Anthony Pucik One of my picks to go deep into the playoffs this season was the Montreal Canadiens. They were ousted by the red hot Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference Semifinals last season, ...

What Makes an All-Star Game?

What Makes an All-Star Game?

February 3, 2016

By Drew Casey According to Merriam-Webster, an all-star team is “composed wholly or chiefly of stars or of outstanding performers or participants.” While this definition stands theoretically true, it is...

The NHL Milking the ASG?

The NHL Milking the ASG?

January 26, 2016

By Stephen Fragano The 61st NHL All-Star Game will take place this upcoming Sunday, Jan. 31, at Bridgestone Arena. This year, the NHL is going to switch up the format a little bit…actually, quite a...

Overtime: On the End

Overtime: On the End

December 2, 2015

By Anthony Pucik Typically, this would be my soap box where I wax poetic for 800 words about the happenings in the NHL, but today is not that day. Today, I write my final column as Sports Editor of The Fordham Ram....

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