1. Help It Sundays

    Help It Sundays will be a staple on this blog going forward. It’s pretty straight forward. Every week in sports, we have players who Help It so much, that they deserve praise...

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  2. Move Over NHL MVP, It's Time for the MVH: Most Valuable Henrik

    Sorry Henrik Tallinder, you won't be part of this discussion. Nope, this award will be going to one of the three uber-valuable Henriks in the NHL. Each one of these men are crucial to their respective club's performance on a nightly basis...

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  3. Nick Johnson Blasts Open Yankee Stadium and His Own Season

    Besides the ring ceremony, nail-biting finish, and return of Godzilla, there was one other noteworthy occurrence at Yankee Stadium yesterday afternoon: the emergence of Nick Johnson...

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  4. Pittsburgh Penguins: Matt Cooke Finally Has Justice Served

    Keeping in mind that although sports are entertainment for the masses, for the athletes, it's their jobs. It's the way they provide for their families and make a living...

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  5. Robinson Cano Fitting Well in The Five-Slot For New York Yankees

    I know it's only two games into the season, and just like Red Sox DH David Ortiz said during his tirade last night: "There's a 160 games left, relax." But, I'm still very impressed with what I have seen from Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, thus far.

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  6. New York Rangers: Bad Romance

    No. I'm not falling for it this time. I'm not going to come crawling back to you, I'm not going to believe that you've changed. You've hurt me so much...

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  7. New York Rangers Call Up Corey Locke From Hartford, Now Give Him Real Minutes

    The 25-year-old center will be joining fellow Wolf Pack teammates P.A. Parenteau and Andres Eriksson, who were also recently called up by the New York Rangers...

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  8. 2010 NHL Players Poll

    As if we don't debate on hockey's touchiest subjects enough on here, ESPN the Magazine just added more fuel to our fire. Now, instead of the banter between all us "experts," the players have graced us with their take on happenings around the NHL...

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  9. Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist Sets a New NHL Record

    Well, there can be one positive thing taken from this abysmal season for the New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist. With Thursday night's come-from-behind win over the Devils, Henrik Lundqvist added to a record that he already holds...

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  10. New York Rangers, Please Don't Tank the Rest of the Season

    That's right, I said it: Don't tank to finish the season. Think about what I'm saying here for a minute. What is tanking? It's when a team totally blows it, and fails to succeed...

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  11. New York Rangers vs. New York Islanders: NEXT!

    Remember that horrible show on MTV, NEXT? Well, that's what I'll be saying tonight when the Blueshirts square off against their Nassau County rivals, the Islanders...

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  12. New York Rangers-Boston Bruins: A Must-Win?

    Oh, so THIS is the game that is a must-win for the Rangers? How about the previous 71 games? Were those just warm-ups to today's game with the Bruins? Did the Rangers ever think that ...

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  13. The Chase for NHL Rookie of the Year

    Coming into this NHL season, John Tavares and Victor Hedman were drawing most of the attention in the rookies department...

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  14. Alex Ovechkin Awaiting Hearing: Time for the NHL To Get It Wrong Again

    I'm sick of all this "Alex Ovechkin is dirty" talk that has been running rampant lately. The guy plays every shift at 120 percent, and plays like the one against Brian Campbell on Sunday are bound to happen...

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  15. NHL Possibly Switching Postseason Format?

    Monday's general managers meetings was primarily focused around headshots, mainly stemming from the most recent altercation between Matt Cooke and Marc Savard this past Sunday. One topic caught my eye, however...

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  16. Is Marian Gaborik To Blame for the New York Rangers' Scoring Problems?

    Yes, you just read that correctly. No, it's not what you think. While reading Newsday yesterday—yes, newspapers still exist and people still read them—I came across an ...

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  17. My Hatred For Sidney Crosby...It's Not All His Fault

    I hate Sidney Crosby. There's no hiding it. Never have liked him. Never will. He repulses me. That being said, it's not entirely his fault that when I see him, or hear his name that my blood boils and my stomach begins to turn...

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  18. NHL Trade Deadline: Assessing The New York Rangers

    Okay, it's time to snap back to reality and dust off the Olympic break and jump back into the New York Rangers. Which, for those of you that don't follow hockey, is like being married to Jessica ...

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  19. 2010 Winter Olympics: Team USA vs. Finland Highlights and Analysis

    All Ryan Miller needed was one. Well, Team USA gave him six. The common theme for the Americans throughout this Olympic tournament was goaltender Ryan Miller stealing the show...

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  20. 2010 Winter Olympics: Henrik Lundqvist Sets Olympic Record

    Henrik Lundqvist's dominance of the 2010 Winter Olympics ended late Wednesday night. Coming into the quarterfinal matchup with Slovakia, Lundqvist had yet to allow a goal...

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  21. 2010 Winter Olympics: USA Win Over Canada a Gift for Hockey Fans

    I'm a diehard hockey fan. It's something that most of my friends can't understand. They see the game as boring, confusing, and pointless. They laugh at me for loving a sport that is so different than anything that they like...

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  22. Why Jaromir Jagr Mathematically Makes Sense for the New York Rangers

    Fact: Jaromir Jagr plays his best hockey while sporting a mullet. Fact: The New York Rangers' offense is weaker than David Spade. Fact: Jaromir Jagr's contract in the KHL is up this summer...

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  23. 2010 Winter Olympics: Team USA vs. Norway Highlights and Analysis

    There's something right with the world today And everybody knows it's wrong But we can tell 'em no or we could let it go But I would rather be a hanging on Livin' On the Edge You can't help ...

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  24. Henrik Lundqvist Remains King for Team Sweden in Defeat of Germany

    Two goals might not seem like a lot, but considering what Henrik Lundqvist is used to, that's a blowout. The Olympic break could not have come at a better time for the often-tested New York Rangers netminder...

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  25. 2010 Winter Olympics, Men's Hockey: Five Players That Might Surprise

    One of the many great elements of the Olympics, is surprise. Teams can surprise you, moments can surprise you, and single performances can surprise you...

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