Matt Wagner

NHL Contributor

Frequently accused of being a stealth Canadian, Matt is, in fact, a Ohio boy who got into hockey a short time before his home town was given an NHL team. Working in IT by day and obsessive compulsively following all forms of puck by night, he’s become a fan of the Blue Jackets, Maple Leafs, and a good old fashioned goalie fight. As for the accent? He watched a lot of PBS growing up. Go figure.


Stanley Cup Finals 2012: A Guide To Beating Jonathan Quick

The Devils need to find ways to get pucks past Jonathan Quick if they hope to survive Game Four. We suggest a few ways the potential Conn Smythe winner could be broken down by looking at his play from earlier in the postseason.

Stanley Cup Final Game 2: Devils Need To Reclaim Home Ice

With Game 2 coming up tonight, the Devils must reclaim their home ice in a full 60-minute effort, while the Kings simply need to remain vigilant as they attempt to steal another road win before returning to the West Coast.

Rangers Vs. Devils: Missed Opportunities Will Haunt New York's Offseason

The New York Rangers' season is over, but the second guessing has just begun.

New York Rangers Again Fail To Seize Control, Face Elimination After Game 5 Loss

Despite a three goal rally, the New York Rangers failed to take control of the Eastern Conference Final on home ice, and find themselves in a 3-2 series hole once again.

Rangers Must Keep Their Cool To Survive

The New York Rangers lost their cool against the New Jersey Devils in Game 4, and they must find a way to get their game back under control if they hope to advance.

Devils Vs. Rangers Game 2: Where In The World Was Marian Gaborik?

Despite trailing 3-2 in the dying minutes of game 2, the New York Rangers left one of their best offensive weapons on the bench. Why was Marian Gaborik kept off the ice, and is this a sign that John Tortorella was sending a message to his players?

Devils Vs. Rangers: Despite Game 1 Victory, Rangers Must Make Adjustments

Even though the Rangers won the opening game of the Eastern Conference Final, the club needs to make adjustments going into Game 2.

Rangers Vs Capitals, Game 7: Puck Possession Key To New York's Survival

The New York Rangers made a series of adjustments to their puck possession and defense to carry them to victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 7.

Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 6: Washington's Composure Forces Game 7

With their season on the line, the Washington Capitals held true to their game plan, while the New York Rangers struggled to find themselves en route to a 2-1 loss.

Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 5: New York's Power Play Delivers

After going dry for almost two and a half games, the New York Rangers' power play delivered when it mattered most, giving them a 3-2 series lead and the opportunity to close out the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

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