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NHL Ice Picks: Saturday February 20, 2021

Welcome back, puck heads, to another Saturday edition of Ice Picks. We knocked off our two picks successfully last time out. Let’s see if we can duplicate that feat for our feature games tonight. 

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NHL Ice Picks: Monday February 15, 2021

For how great Montreal versus Toronto has been up until the weekend, as Saturday’s tilt can be classified as a letdown. Tonight we have a full schedule with 10 games on the docket.

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Rangers Week in Review: Lean, Mean, Game Losing Machine

After a winning week, it’s back to the same old New York Rangers. It is as though one is holding a stick, poking the team, and asking them to do something. The problem is that they do it and then it is back to the apparent normal for the season so far.

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Rangers Week in Review: A Tale of Two Teams

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, there’s no doubt hockey is back. For New York Rangers fans, it’s almost business as usual, with a slow start and inconsistent play from the team.

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New York Islanders: The Gift that Just Keeps on Giving

On July 1, 2018, the New York Islanders lost their captain, best player, and face of the franchise, John Tavares. More than two years later, and the Maple Leafs have failed to advance past the first round of the playoffs. The Islanders, on the other hand, have won three playoff series, and find themselves just three wins away from the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Six Years Later, Johnny Boychuk Trade Proves Beneficial for Bruins

Back in 2014, the Boston Bruins traded away top defenseman Johnny Boychuk. While it seemed painful back then, the Bruins ended up benefitting when all was said and done.

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Bruins Drop Another as Bjork Improves, Rask Speaks and Boychuk Gets Revenge

BOSTON, MA — The Boston Bruins lost a point last night, dropping seven of their last eight games. This time, the unamusing shootout loss came to the New York Islanders. It was Anders Bjork who got things going early on

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