1. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: New York Rangers' 4th Line Has Been Key

    It doesn’t take long to notice when the New York Rangers send out their fourth line of forwards...

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  2. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Why the New York Rangers Need Brandon Dubinsky Healthy to Win

    With the exception of the exhilarating last four minutes to Game 5, the most recent six periods have elicited one feeling from Ranger fans: frustration...

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  3. NHL Playoffs 2012: What Movie Is Each New York Ranger Most Similar To?

    This 2012 New York Rangers team has taken us on an emotional roller coaster for the better part of six months...

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  4. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012: Why NY Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist Has Stepped Up

    It is only a matter of time before the night comes when Lundqvist’s number-30 is raised to the Madison Square Garden rafters, to eternally hang with the Rangers legends of the past...

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  5. NY Rangers: How Game 3's 3OTs Led Me to Contemplate the Meaning of a True Fan

    Why do we do it? Why do we devote countless hours of our time and inches of our fingernails to supporting our team, an assemblage of athletes who aren’t even aware of our ...

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  6. NBA Awards 2012: Tyson Chandler Wins 2012 Defensive Player of the Year Award

    Among the distractions and injuries that the New York Knicks have endured these past few days, finally some good news has emerged...

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  7. 2012 NHL Playoffs: NY Rangers Brandon Dubinsky Likely to Miss Game 3 with Injury

    Just this past summer, New York Rangers forward Brandon Dubinsky was one of the final candidates to sport the “C” on his sweater as the team’s captain...

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  8. NHL Playoffs 2012: The 2012 New York Rangers and Their 1994 Counterparts

    Every fan of the New York Rangers has their distant and increasingly fading memories of that glorious team from 1994...

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  9. New York Rangers: Tortorella Nominated for Jack Adams Award as NHL's Top Coach

    New York Rangers coach John Tortorella has been nominated for his third Jack Adams Award and the first in his four seasons with New York. He becomes the first Ranger nominated for the award since Tom Renney finished third in 2006...

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  10. 2012 NHL Playoffs: BC's Chris Kreider and His 1994 New York Rangers Counterpart

    The kid isn’t even old enough to legally drink the champagne that the New York Rangers hope to douse their locker room with. He moves at lightning speed. His rifle shot has illuminated more red lights than a fire truck...

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  11. 2012 NHL Awards: Henrik Lundqvist Will Win the Hart Memorial Trophy as NHL's MVP

    Although only six goaltenders have ever brought home the Hart Memorial Trophy (the NHL’s version of the MVP), Henrik Lundqvist should be bestowed with this year’s award for his outstanding regular season with the New York Rangers ...

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  12. NHL Playoffs 2012: New York Rangers & the History of the "Potvin Sucks" Cheer

    There is no denying the passion of New York Ranger fans. Fans of the Blueshirts can be relentless, ruthless as well as adoring. But one thing that Rangers fans are not is forgiving...

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  13. Michael Phelps and 9 Other Famous Pro Athletes Who've Used Illicit Drugs

    From marijuana to cocaine to painkillers to LSD, the prevalence of drugs in sports is staggering. While many advocates support the use of some drugs medicinally, there is no denying ...

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  14. NHL Playoffs 2012: The 5 Most Memorable Game 7s in New York Rangers History

    The New York Rangers will live to see another day in the 2012 NHL Playoffs. Their 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators Monday night has revived hope for the Rangers in their pursuit of their first Stanley Cup title in 18 years...

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  15. NHL Playoffs 2012: Why Home Ice Is No Longer an Advantage in the NHL Playoffs

    These 2012 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs have been eventful and unusual for numerous reasons, but one strange trend seems to be the struggling of teams with home ice “advantage...

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  16. NHL Playoffs 2012: The Struggle of Being a New York Rangers Fan

    If you’re like me, a lifelong die-hard New York Rangers fan, then you have some scars. Growing up in New Jersey amid three Devils Stanley Cup titles, there were times when being a fan of the Blueshirts was nothing to brag about...

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  17. NHL Playoffs 2012: Why New York Rangers Coach John Tortorella Needs to Step Up

    John Tortorella, the Rangers' head coach in his fourth season, was asked why coaches are so secretive during the NHL playoffs. “I don’t want to tell you,” replied Tortorella , whose reputation with the media has earned him notoriety...

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  18. NHL Playoffs 2012 : 3 Reasons Hockey Is Popular Again in the US

    The 2012 NHL Playoff ratings are going up faster than an official’s arm when somebody touches Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins...

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  19. NHL Playoffs 2012: 8 Reasons Why the New York Rangers Will Win the Stanley Cup

    The pursuit of Lord Stanley's cup is in full swing and the New York Rangers have taken a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals...

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  20. New York Rangers: 5 Tidbits About Team's Newest Tradition, the Broadway Hat

    After the New York Rangers ' first victory of the season, a 4-0 shutout win over the Vancouver Canucks , a tradition was born...

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  21. NBA MVP 2012: Kevin Durant and Other Candidates for the NBA'S Most Coveted Prize

    The Most Valuable Player trophy is one of the most coveted individual awards in the NBA . It is given out annually to the most important player to their team or the player who is most responsible for their team's success...

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  22. Rex Ryan of the New York Jets & 4 Other Coaches Under the Most Pressure in 2012

    There are some coaching positions in sports where greatness is expected and mediocrity is not tolerated. It is becoming increasingly rare to see coaches maintain a tenure of 10 or more years with a franchise...

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  23. Cruz'in USA : Victor Cruz's Tough Journey to the New York Giants

    Every football fan has seen it countless times. The wide receiver in the slot runs a slant route, makes the catch and goes down anticipating the inevitable defender approaching...

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