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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 30

Day-30 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: BREAKING NEWS:  John Tortorella is OUT as Coach of the NY Rangers. THE KINGS OF HIGH DRAMA:  I must admit that the Kings and Sharks kept me glued to the TV set in their winner-moves-on Game-7.  But the mystery …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 29 Recap

  San Jose    1    at    2    Los Angeles

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 29

Day-29 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: INSIDE THE NUMBERS, PART 1:  With the series knotted at 3-games apiece, tonight the Kings play host to the Sharks with a trip to the Western Conference Finals on the line.  San Jose forced a Game-7 with a 2-1 …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 28

Day-25 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: MEMORIAL DAY:  As the Son of a man who served in two branches of the military–the Army and Air Force–my Dad ingrained in me a love of country and a genuine appreciation and respect for the call to duty …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 26

TONIGHT’S SCHEDULE: NY Rangers at     Boston       5:30 PM EST Detroit at     Chicago 8:00 PM  

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 25 Recap

Ottawa    2    at 6    Pittsburgh

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 25

Day-25 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: HARD TO BELIEVE:  But I just realized that I have as many goals in this year’s Playoffs as Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews. And perhaps in his zeal to get into the Box Score of last night’s 2-0 debacle in Detroit, JT …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 24

Day-24 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: A MARK MESSIER, HE’S NOT:  Mark Messier took his rightful place among the all-time great NHL Captains when–with his team trailing the Canucks in the 1994 Stanley Cup FInals–he boldly guaranteed that the Rangers would win Game-6!  And the …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 23

Day-23 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs: INKTIME  on RINKTIME Observations and Random thoughts by Chris Madsen: A HUMBLED HOCKEY PLAYERS STORY FROM MOORE, OKLAHOMA:  The Edmonton Oilers American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate is the OKC Barons.  Their practice facility is in Moore, Oklahoma where several people lost their lives and hundreds more were injured when an …

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Stanley Cup Playoffs 2013 – Day 22 Recap

Boston   2    at 1   NY Rangers Los Angeles   1    at 2   San Jose