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Rangers' Keys to Playoff Success

by Anthony Pucik

WFUV Sports 

The New York Rangers 45-31-6 record was good enough to earn them 96 points and second in the Metropolitan Division. This put them in the playoffs for the fourth straight season and their eighth appearance in the last nine seasons. However, this is the first season the Rangers will be in the playoffs under new head coach, Alain Vigneault.

Five on Three: March 28th- Wang Looking to Sell Isles

by Anthony Pucik
The Islanders might have a new owner by the time they call the Barclays home

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Anthony Pucik, Matt Moro and Nick Logerfo talk about the latest news regarding Charles Wang wanting to sell the New York Islanders, what it means for the team and whether or not it will be a good move. 

Also, the three talk about the Devils' struggles in the shootout and how that might be the reason they don't make the playoffs. They also comment on the Rangers' recent success, and whether or not their top lines will start scoring soon. 

Five on Three: March 21st- Familiar Faces

by Anthony Pucik

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Anthony Pucik, Kristian O' Hara and Matt Moro discuess the injury to Blackhawks' winger Patrick Kane, how it will impact Chicago and what it means for them come playoff time. They also debate who the best team is in the top-heavy Western Conference. 

They also discuss the return of Zach Parise to New Jersey as a member of the Wild and Matt Moulson to Long Island, also as a member of the Wild. They examine the reactions from the home-town crowds and who regrets the decision of letting their respective player go more. 

Five on Three: March 14th- Peverley, Boston and Ruutu

by Anthony Pucik

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In this edition of Five on Three, Anthony Pucik, Patrick Burns and Kristian O'Hara look into the health of Rich Peverley and how the NHL handled the situation. 

Also, they look into the seven-game win streak of the Boston Bruins and if they are the best team in the Eastern Conference. 

Finally, a look into the three local teams: how Ruutu has helped the Devils, how St. Louis has not helped the Rangers' issues scoring and why the seven-goal third period for the Islanders is good, but not great.