Jan 26, 2016

Brassard shines as Rangers whip Sabres

Derick Brassard ended a month of scoring woes with the best night by a New York Rangers’ player in five years. Brassard scored two goals, set up crucial third-period tallies by J.T. Miller and Mats Zuccarello and finished with a career-best five points while ...

Ovechkin OT goal gives Caps victory

Jan 10, 2016

Ovechkin OT goal gives Caps victory

While goal No. 500 is going to be special for Alexander Ovechkin whenever it comes, No. 499 was pretty amazing by itself. The Russian superstar made a length of the ice rush and scored his second goal of the game at 1:25 of overtime ...

Islanders beat Rangers in first clash in Brooklyn

Dec 3, 2015

Islanders beat Rangers in first clash in Brooklyn

Two months into the New York Islanders’ first season in Brooklyn, a visit from the crosstown-rival New York Rangers provided the most raucous atmosphere in their new home. Kyle Okposo scored the only goal in the shootout to lift the Islanders to a 2-1 ...

Dec 1, 2015

Rangers' Stepan sidelined with broken ribs

New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said center Derek Stepan will miss four to six weeks because of broken ribs. Vigneault made the announcement Monday morning following the Rangers’ morning skate. Stepan injured the ribs in Friday’s loss to Boston. He has six goals, ...

Rangers edge Hurricanes to halt losing streak

Dec 1, 2015

Rangers edge Hurricanes to halt losing streak

The New York Rangers didn’t score many style points in their victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. The Rangers held on for a 4-3 win on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak, but they almost squandered a three-goal lead against a team they ...

Bruins rally late to extend streak

Nov 28, 2015

Bruins rally late to extend streak

With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the ...

Lundqvist stymies Predators for second shutout

Nov 24, 2015

Lundqvist stymies Predators for second shutout

Derek Stepan and the New York Rangers are well aware who is most responsible for their sensational start. Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves in his second shutout of the season and New York beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 Monday night for its ninth straight ...

Rangers claim ninth straight victory

Nov 16, 2015

Rangers claim ninth straight victory

Mats Zuccarello was essentially a shootout specialist when he made his New York Rangers debut five years ago. Now he may be the team’s most indispensable offensive player. Zuccarello scored the tiebreaking goal with 58.3 seconds left and had two assists in the Rangers’ ...

Oct 31, 2015

Zuccarello fires Rangers past lowly Leafs

Mats Zuccarello’s hat trick sent the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves as the Rangers improved to 7-2-2. New York has won four of its last five, earning 10 points ...

Girardi lifts Rangers past Flames

Oct 26, 2015

Girardi lifts Rangers past Flames

The start of this season has not been seamless for Dan Girardi and the New York Rangers. After 10 games, both the player and team hope their games are rounding into shape. “He’s coming along,” New York coach Alain Vigneault said after Girardi broke ...

Oct 20, 2015

Raanta stonewalls Sharks in Rangers debut

Antti Raanta made 22 saves for his fourth career shutout in his Rangers debut to lead New York to a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night. Marc Staal, Mats Zuccarello, Jesper Fast and Viktor Stalberg scored for New York, which ...