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Rangers’ Gerard Gallant finalist for Jack Adams award as NHL’s top coach

RALEIGH, N.C. — Rangers head coach Gerard Gallant was named Thursday as a finalist for the 2021-22 Jack Adams award, given annually to the coach “adjudged to have contributed the most to his team’s success.” It’s the third time in Gallant’s career that he has been a finalist.  No Rangers coach has ever won the award, but Gallant joins Alain Vigneault (2014-15), John Tortorella (2011-12), Tom Renney (2005-06), Roger Neilson (1989-90, 1991-92), and Fred Shero (1978-79) as Blueshirts bench bosses to be up for the top coaching award. Gallant won it in his first season with the Golden Knights, their inaugural...
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Gerard Gallant named a Jack Adams Finalist

Gerard Gallant has been named a Jack Adams Finalist for top coach in the league this past season. Gallant is a finalist with Andrew Brunette (Florida) and Darryl Sutter (Calgary). It’s unlikely Gallant will win, given Brunette and the “Joel Quenneville distraction” and Sutter’s Flames being a surprise this season. But being a finalist was relatively expected.
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Mika Zibanejad has kept the magic alive and well under Gerard Gallant

RALEIGH, N.C. — This is a tale that goes back to fairly early in the season when the Rangers were trying to establish themselves under incoming head coach Gerard Gallant. The record was 10-4-3 and achieved largely on the singular brilliance of Igor Shesterkin when the Sabres visited the Garden on Nov. 21. It was 4-4 in the final half-minute when Mika Zibanejad carried the puck through the neutral zone and was upended at the center line by a trip that was not called. Play continued into the Buffalo end, a five-man scrum developed along the rear boards and three passes...
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Rangers’ Gerard Gallant can’t hesitate if Igor Shesterkin doesn’t meet Game 6 challenge

PITTSBURGH — The chalk outline may still be etched in front of the crease when Igor Shesterkin returns to the scene of the carnage for Friday’s potential elimination Game 6 against the Penguins. This is where the Hart Trophy finalist will confront the greatest challenge of his career. This is where head coach Gerard Gallant will have to be prepared to act as quickly as possible without regard for anyone’s feelings or ego if things go awry for the third straight time on this ice. It is true. The Blueshirts may be facing an even more wounded team than the last time...
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