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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 11: Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins defends against the New York Rangers in the third period during Game Six of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 11, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers Stay Alive Again, Force Game 7 Vs. Pens

Facing a playoff hole from which they have never escaped, and following their most disheartening loss of the season, the New York Rangers boldly proclaimed that their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins was far from over.

97.1 The Ticket–05/12/2014

Caption:PHILADELPHIA, PA - APRIL 29: An ice crew member removes hats from the ice following a hattrick by Wayne Simmonds #17 of the Philadelphia Flyers against the New York Rangers in Game Six of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Wells Fargo Center on April 29, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Rangers 5-2 to force a game seven. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Flyers And Rangers Fans Fight In Stands [VIDEO]

Around the :30 second mark an all out brawl takes places.

97.1 The Ticket–04/30/2014

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: Actor Jim Carrey speaks onstage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Spike Lee And Jim Carey Have Too Much Fun At Rangers Game [VIDEO]

The two were spotted on fan cam at The Garden — and to me it was a little awkward.

97.1 The Ticket–04/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 16: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a third period save against Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on January 16, 2014 in New York City. The Rangers shutout the Red Wings 1-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zuccarello, Lundqvist Lift Rangers Over Red Wings

Mats Zuccarello broke up a scoreless duel between two Olympic goalies when he scored with 5:58 remaining, lifting the New York Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/16/2014

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Welcome To New York! Rangers Announce Alain Vigneault As New Head Coach

One week after Alain Vigneault emerged as the leading coaching candidate, the New York Rangers hired him on Friday to replace the fired John Tortorella. Vigneault agreed to a five-year contract.

06/21/2013

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Brad Richards’ Future With Rangers In Doubt

Brad Richards would like to continue his career with the New York Rangers. That decision was his two summers ago, but now it is out of his hands.

05/28/2013

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One Win Away, Bruins Not Looking At Past

History says the Bruins won’t likely complete their sweep of the Rangers on Thursday night, but they thinking about the past — they’re living in the moment.

05/23/2013

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In 0-3 Hole, Rangers Focusing On First Step Against Bruins

Any kind of comeback now starts with Game 4 in New York. Three teams have recovered from an 0-3 hole to win an NHL series.

05/23/2013

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Wild Bounce, 4th Line Grit Has Bruins One Win Away From Conference Finals

It was one of the more unusual goals you’ll see during these NHL Playoffs, but it’s the goal that has the Boston Bruins up 3-0 on the New York Rangers and just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals.

05/22/2013

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