New York Rangers v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Three
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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker notes that although the Blushirts are in a good spot at the All-Star break, a tough second half schedule looms on the horizon (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson highlights how New York weathered the early season storm they faced and now find themselves in a playoff spot with plenty of breathing room (Newsday)

Around the NHL:

  • Ryan Clark reports that the New York Islanders acquired forward Bo Horvat from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for forward Anthony Beauvillier, prospect Aatu Raty, and a top-12 protected first round selection in the 2023 Entry Draft (ESPN)
  • Former Chicago Blackhawks’ forward Bobby Hull, who was also a wife beater and was quoted as saying Adolf Hitler “had some good ideas”, died at age 84 (Sportsnet)
  • Vegas Golden Knights’ forward Chandler Stephenson has been named as an injury replacement to the All-Star game to fill the spot of Seattle Kraken forward Matty Beniers (TSN)