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Editorial: How the NHL made me stop caring about the All Star Game

Gartner ASG MVP NYR (UpperDeck)

Gartner ASG MVP NYR (UpperDeck)

There was a time that I would genuinely be excited about the All-Star Game. Sadly that time is gone and that’s just how the NHL wants it. When I was a pre-teen, my obsessions were simple, I collected packs of Hockey Cards, do my annual Panini Sticker Book, and prepare my VCR to tape the NHL All Star Weekend. Read more

Is this the greatest Rangers team in franchise history?

Rangers celebrate a tremendous season  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Rangers celebrate a tremendous season (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The New York Rangers set franchise marks in wins (53) and points (113), breaking the records held by the 1994 Championship Squad. They did it in 2 less contests, because in 1994 the regular season was 84 games long. By default, this makes the 2015 version of the Blueshirts the best ever…for the regular season. Read more

FullTilt Legends: Joey Kocur

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur doing what he does best (NYR)

Joey Kocur was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on December 21, 1964. He was drafted #88 overall in the 1983 NHL Draft by the Detroit Red Wings. Kocur made his NHL debut with the Red Wings during the 1985-86 season and in 17 games he recorded 1 point (his 1st NHL goal) and had 64 PIM. He also appeared in 3 playoff games recording a goal and had 5 PIM.

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