Rangers rally against the Blues for a much-needed win

Two battling teams hungry for a win met in the Garden on Monday. It wasn’t always pretty, but the Rangers eventually satiated their hunger, at least for one night. After coughing up three different takers and then falling behind, the Rangers saved their best hockey game in the third period, scoring three unanswered goals to … Read more

Troopa slam hawks, penguins score a point

As we start the Daily, I think you’ll find the Chicago Blackhawks’ utter disdain and condemnation of Jacob Trueba satisfying. The NHL hasn’t felt compelled to protect watermelons from its signature attractions, but players may soon be seeking border justice. There was more negative fallout from Blues goaltender Jordan Pennington’s offense against the Pittsburgh Penguins … Read more

Rangers fail to make Patrick Kane’s case if they lose ugly MSG

Forget Patrick Kane and forget trade deadline leases together. If Rangers had no play-off ambitions, the club would simply not be part of these talks. That’s the reality the Rangers are perilously close to, made abundantly clear after the shocking 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Despite playing on a … Read more

I feel bad about the caps doing the qualifiers

Welcome. I resident I get really pessimistic about the Washington Capitals making the playoffs, and I wanted to vent that in your direction. Maybe you can tell me I’m wrong and cheer me up. I’m still looking at arrangement, thinking about the teams Washington would have to pass, and then how likely it is that … Read more

The Sabers lose another lead, pulling out the win on Jack Quinn’s shootout goal

DETROIT – Kyle Okposo understood why anyone would make a comparison. The Buffalo Sabers broke another lead in the third on Wednesday night at Little Caesars Arena. This time, they allowed three consecutive goals with a span of 5:40. “I think you can see more and more confidence every week or every day,” Sabers defenseman … Read more