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Semifinals Will Be Team Canada Against Team Russia
September 23rd, 2016 at 10:02 AM
When Canada faced the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summit Series, it started the Canada Cup, which became the World Cup. Now, in the semifinals of the World Cup of Hockey 2016, it will be Team Canada against Team Russia at Air Canada Centre on Saturday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN2, CBC,...

Mats Zuccarello Doesn’t Appreciate His Friends Being Traded
September 20th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello has been one of the best players for the team in the last few seasons. However, if you want to play in New York, you might want to stay away from him. Zuccarello has some advice for current and future Ranger teammates, “Don’t be...

World Cup of Hockey 2016 Weekend Recap
September 19th, 2016 at 7:28 AM
The World Cup of Hockey 2016 opened with Team Europe defeating Team USA 3-0 at Air Canada Centre on Saturday. Jonathan Quick made 14 saves for Team USA, while Marian Gaborik, Leon Draisaitl and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored, and Jaroslav Halak made 35 saves for Team Europe. "I think our play with the...

Henrik Lundqvist Starting for Team Sweden on Saturday
September 9th, 2016 at 3:03 PM
New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will make his World Cup of Hockey 2016 pretournament debut against Team Finland at Scandinavium on Saturday 12 p.m. ET. Lundqvist was a healthy scratch in Team Sweden's 3-2 overtime loss to Team Finland at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki on Thursday. Lundqvist is expected to play...

“I Think the Rangers are a Great Fit for Him” Hayes of Vesey
September 9th, 2016 at 9:34 AM
On August 19 college free agent Jimmy Vesey chose New York over other teams, and no one inside the Rangers’ locker room was happier than forward Kevin Hayes. “He called me on Friday, I think,” Hayes told BlueshirtsUnited.com. “He called me while I was up in Boston and he told me...