Alain Vigneault: Destructor Of Goalies

When the New York Rangers decided to replace John Tortorella as head coach with Alain Vigneault, the goal was to replace him with a coach who would win. When Mark Messier was approached about the job he thought about it and agreed to take it then he was told “nah, just kidding”.  I understand this is…

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2015 NHL Awards Spotlight: Henrik Lundqvist

Disappointing hockey seasons are easier to swallow when real life slices a dagger through your heart. My mother passing away shortly after this Eastern Conference Final has humbled my determination of seeing New York hoist another Stanley Cup trophy in the near future. At 27, it could be worse. I could have ended up like…

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Rick Nash Snubbed Derick Brassard

Rick Nash threw a curveball during Game 6’s Broadway Hat ceremony. As the one-man selection committee, he placed New York’s celebratory fedora in the hands of Henrik Lundqvist. While its recipients aren’t always obvious, I felt Derick Brassard (who is being labeled a hero around the internet) should have received this accolade. Being overlooked by leadership…

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