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Different Matt is our cunning Cornell grad/rugby player. "Diff" joined us just after the switch from being "Mets only" to an all-sports stop. He's a Yankee fan; thus he was "different." Aside from the Yanks, he's a diehard NY Giants, NY Rangers and NY Knicks fan. He also likes long walks on the beach and cappuccinos and nearly died in Las Vegas.

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Rangers Suck, Islanders March On, and Tony X Sings the Blues

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New York, NY – It’s been a rough sports week for me. The Rangers are dead. The Islanders are still alive. The Yankees suck. Sports are dead. It all started with the lamestain Rangers getting blown out of the water by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the playoffs. Then Dan Boyle and […]

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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Islanders Win, Rangers Lose, The King & Eye

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NEW YORK, NY – The Stanley Cup Playoffs got under way Wednesday night, as the Rangers went to work in Pittsburgh without some key pieces. Ryan McDonagh is still out of the lineup after taking a puck off of his hand last week. This leaves the Rangers’ short on the blue line in a series […]

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Rangers Stumbling: Is Alain Vigneault The Reason?

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RALEIGH, NC – With just over a week to go in the NHL season, the Rangers are healthy and should be fine-tuning their play to make another deep playoff push. But last night’s capitulation in North Carolina shows how weak the underbelly of this team is. New York has not responded well in these gut-check […]

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Islanders, Rangers: Neck and Neck Down Stretch

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New York, NY – With about 15 games left in the NHL season, the New York Rangers seem to be on a collision course with the Brooklyn Islanders in the first round of the playoffs. Neither team will catch the first place Capitals. And the Blueshirts, currently in second place, are eight points ahead of […]

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NHL Playoffs, NHL Trade Deadline, Rangers Chatter

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NEW YORK, NY – Now that I’m back from my work trip to the modern adult playground in the ancient desert that is Dubai, I can get back to focusing on hockey.¬†And it looks like I came home just in time. Dubai was fun but I’m happy to be home following hockey. The Rangers approach […]

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NHL All-Star Farce: John Scott Fiasco

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NASHVILLE, TN – January is just about over and the NHL is heading into their All-Star weekend. I like the All-Star weekend, mainly because it gives most of the New York Rangers a long break in the middle of the season. But for the most part, NHL All-Star weekend is, like in every other sport, […]

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