Tag Archives: New York Rangers

The Sports Archives – Could this be Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals Year?

The 2015-16 Washington Capitals have won the NHL President’s Trophy but still have a tough path to the treasured Stanley Cup.  They have never won the ultimate prize, but if Alexander Ovechkin has his way, there may be a celebration … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – More Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

The 2011 Stanley Cup semi-finals are gearing up with the Tampa Bay Lightning taking on the Boston Bruins and the San Jose Sharks are up against the Vancouver Canucks.  To get you in the Stanley Cup mood, we thought you … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Stanley Cup Memories and Fun Facts

Lord Stanley’s Cup goes to the last NHL team standing after a series of four playoff rounds where each round is best-of-seven.  The playoffs usually run mid-April to early June and are, in my opinion, the toughest 7-8 weeks of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1971 Stanley Cup MVP and then 1972 Rookie of the Year!

Winning the Stanley Cup MVP and then being awarded the Rookie of the Year in the following year is something that no one can boast about except goaltender Ken Dryden of the Montreal Canadiens. It was 1971 and once again … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – 1950 Stanley Cup Memories – The Greatest Show on Earth

When are the Stanley Cup finals NOT the greatest show on Earth?  The 1950 New York Rangers would answer:  “When the circus comes to town”.  The Rangers lost their home ice at Madison Square Garden during the 1950 Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – NHL and Violence; Pittsburgh Penguins Matt Cooke gets Cooked!

It seems that the NHL is finally starting to take a closer look at all the hits that are giving the game a bad name. Sure, we are bloodthirsty and we like the hard hitting, the occasional fight and the … Continue reading

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