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  1. To be the best, beat the best

    Mike Hume

    The Canucks. The Sharks. The Caps. The Flyers. The Pens. The New York Rangers have beaten them all this season. And they've done so convincingly. Add up the final margins from those contests and the Blueshirts have racked up a 21-8 goal different...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  2. W2W4: Wild vs. Rangers

    Mike Hume

    The Rangers take on the Minnesota Wild tonight at the Garden. With both teams desperate for points in the standings, the contest promises to be an impassioned one. Here are three factors to watch for when the puck drops. Hungry? Why Wait? The R...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  3. W2W4: Kings vs. Rangers

    Mike Hume

    The Los Angeles Kings come to the Garden Thursday night to battle the Rangers in a contest that pits two teams battling to reach the playoffs. Here are three factors to watch for when the puck drops. Any Goal Is A Good Goal Both the Rangers and...

    Blog | February 17, 2011
  4. Isles facing shots (shots, shots, shots!)

    Mike Hume

    If the DJ out at Nassau Coliseum is looking for a fitting soundtrack to Isles games, he should consider cuing up Lil John and LMFAO. Over their past 14 games, the Islanders have given up an average of 38.9 shots per contest, allowing over 40 in fi...

    Blog | January 14, 2011
  5. Wolski: Gaborik chemistry 'pretty good'

    Mike Hume

    After a snowy trip back to the Hume dojo so I didn't have to sleep at MSG tonight, here are Notes and Quotes to wrap up the contest with the Canadiens. Effort Head coach John Tortorella's explanation of the game was pretty straightforward: "They...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  6. W2W4: Hurricanes vs. Rangers

    Mike Hume

    The Carolina Hurricanes storm Madison Square Garden Wednesday night. Here are three factors to focus on when the puck drops. The Little Things That Kill The Rangers have dropped their last two games and scored just one goal between both contest...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  7. W2W4: Oilers vs. Devils

    Mike Hume

    There is such a thing as a must-win game in November. And for the foundering New Jersey Devils, tonight's contest against the Edmonton Oilers is exactly that. If the Devils can't upend the upstart Oilers, who lost their previous two games to the C...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  8. W2W4: Capitals vs. Rangers

    Mike Hume

    The Blueshirts are hoping to warm up what has been an unhappy home this season, with just a 2-4-1 mark at MSG. The Washington Capitals won't make it easy on them however, entering the contest with a league-leading 20 points in the standings and ridin...

    Blog | November 09, 2010
  9. Is the end near for El Nino?

    Mike Hume

    Wednesday's contest against the Montreal Canadiens marks the ninth game on the Islanders' schedule and decision time regarding top prospect Nino Niederreiter. If GM Garth Snow keeps him on the roster beyond that point, the clock starts on his NHL ser...

    Blog | October 25, 2010