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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter react to the wild deals throughout the NHL on Wednesday with Stamkos staying in TB, and the Hall-Larsson and Subban-Weber trades. The guys also discuss what they expect Jeff Gorton will do once the free agency period opens on Friday. Plus, former Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle calls in to chat with Brian about his departure from New York, his presumed replacement Brady Skjei, and his interest in signing with the Florida Panthers.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter look back at the Rangers' season and ahead to the offseason. The guys discuss the possibility of trading Rick Nash, Chris Kreider, and Marc Staal, and scenarios where Steven Stamkos becomes a Blueshirt. Later, TSN's Craig Button joins the show to talk about an aging Henrik Lundqvist, and the idea of bringing Pavel Buchnevich over from Russia.

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On this week's show, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi look back at a disappointing series lose to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The guys discuss the play of Henrik Lundqvist, Eric Staal, and Dylan McIlrath. Plus, Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post calls in to discuss being singled out by defenseman, Dan Boyle.

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On this week's show, Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter look back at Games 1 and 2 of the first round, focusing on the play of JT Miller, Brady Skjei, and Henrik Lundqvist. Plus, Brian chats with Dan Rosen of NHL.com about the key injuries on both sides, and the solid play of defenseman Keith Yandle.

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 On this week's show, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi debate which team is the more favorable first round matchup - Pittsburgh or Florida. Plus, Brian chats with Rick CarpinIello of the Journal News about the injuries to Ryan McDonagh and Dan Girardi, and Alain Vigneault's decision to play Tanner Glass over Oscar Lindberg.

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On this week's show, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi discuss how important Monday's win against the Panthers was for the Blueshirts' push towards the playoffs. Plus, the guys praise the play of Henrik Lundqvist and debate whether Keith Yandle will be a Ranger next season.

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On this week's Rangers Blue Line, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi discuss the Rangers' issues with depth and their difficulty finding consistent line play. Plus, Mike Halford of Pro Hockey Talk calls in to give his take on the lines and where Dan Boyle fits on the team as the end of the regular season draws near.

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On this week's Rangers Blue Line, Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the improved play of Henrik Lundqvist and Mats Zuccarello, and the nagging injury that has befallen Rick Nash. Plus, Brian chats with Steve Zipay of Newsday about the players who the Rangers could land at the trade deadline.

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On this week's Rangers Blue Line, Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the sucker-punch Wayne Simmonds delivered to Ryan McDonagh and the emergence of red-hot J.T. Miller. Plus, Brian checks in with NBC's Pierre McGuire (10:20) for his take on the Rangers, Sidney Crosby, and all the trade chatter around the league.

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The inconsistencies continue as the Blueshirts' limp to the All-Star Break. Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi discuss the team's struggles, including the goal-less droughts from Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello. Plus, Brian chats with former Ranger Marty Biron about what's wrong with Alain Vigneault's squad, and the decision to move into broadcasting after his playing career ended.

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After weeks of disappointing play, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi finally start to see some improvement from the Rangers. The guys discuss the impressive play of Ryan McDonagh, the benching of Oscar Lindberg, and the inconsistencies of Chris Kreider and Kevin Hayes. Plus, Brian catches up with Brett Cyrgalis of the New York Post to get his take on the Blueshirts as the season hits its midway point.

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As the struggles continue on the ice for the Rangers, Brian Compton, Adam Rotter, and Nick Licalzi discuss why the Blueshirts can't seem to turn it around. Plus, Brian chats with NHL Network's EJ Hradek to see if he has any answers for Alain Vigneault's club.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter try to figure out why the Rangers have been playing so poorly over the past month. The guys discuss the lackluster play of Rick Nash, the demotion of Brady Skjei, and the return of forward Carl Hagelin.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter look back at the Rangers' lousy trip out west, focusing on the Blueshirts' struggling defense, and the organization's decision to promote defenseman, Brady Skjei. Plus, Brian chats with Capitals radio voice John Walton about the top team in the Metropolitan Division.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter look back at the Blueshirts' loss to the Islanders, and their win over the Senators. Plus, Brian chats with MSG's Steve Valiquette about the superior play of Henrik Lundqvist and his overall thoughts on the season thus far.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter react to the late hit on Derek Stepan, keeping the forward out 4-6 weeks with broken ribs. Plus, the guys bring in Mike Carver from the Islanders Point Blank Podcast to preview the first-ever Isles-Rangers game at Barclays Center.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the emergence of Rick Nash and the rock-solid play of Henrik Lundqvist. Plus, Brian chats with NHL broadcaster Billy Jaffe about the Rangers' line play and the possibility of a trade for a third line center.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the brilliance of Mats Zuccarello, and how the Blueshirts keep winning despite not playing their best hockey. Plus, Brian chats with Pat Leonard of the Daily News about Rick Nash's struggles, and the success that continues for Jaromir Jagr.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the continuing slumps of Rick Nash and Chris Kreider despite the Blueshirts' winning ways. Plus, Brian chats with former Ranger Anthony Duclair (11:20) about the trade that sent him out west, and how he has adapted to life in Arizona.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter discuss the Blueshirts' Sunday night victory over Calgary, and the stellar play of the team's goaltenders thus far through the season. Plus, Brian catches up with one of those red hot goalies; backup Antti Raanta joins the show to talk about his time so far in New York, both on and off the ice.

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Brian Compton, Nick Licalzi, and Adam Rotter look back at the first week of the regular season. Plus, Brian chats with NHL.com senior writer Dan Rosen (10:45) about the struggling power play, Dan Boyle's role, and the insertion of Dylan McIlrath.

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Last week Boomer Esiason was on the Rangers Blue Line Podcast and here are five things that he said:

1. Boomer thinks this year's team can be better than ones in previous years. 2. He wishes every athlete in New York was as competitive as Lundqvist. 3. Boomer wore a Brad Richards Rangers' jersey the first time he met his daughter's boyfriend, Matt Martin. 4. Boomer will never go to the "dark side" despite his daughter dating an Islander. 5. As a guy who grew up on Long Island, he's sad to see the Islanders in Brooklyn.

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