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“And This One Will Last A Lifetime!”

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“Zubov swings it around…Larmer clears the zone! That’s it…54-years of curses are over! No more 1940! The New York Rangers are going to win…1.1…hold the celebration one more time.”- Sam Rosen, Rangers Play-By-Play announcer.

Before the celebration, before the most emotional call a television personality has uttered in the last 25-years, there was one final face-off.

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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

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