Islanders beat rival Rangers again

Jan 28, 2015

Islanders beat rival Rangers again

Jaroslav Halak faced more traffic on the ice inside than in the snow outside. He handled both nearly flawlessly and carried the New York Islanders to yet another win over the New York Rangers. Halak stopped 40 shots, falling 8.1 seconds short of his ...

Nash carries Rangers by Penguins

Jan 19, 2015

Nash carries Rangers by Penguins

A pair of shutout losses last week briefly cooled off the streaking New York Rangers. A productive 48-hour span buoyed by the return of Rick Nash’s shooting touch made sure the dip didn’t turn into a slump. Nash scored 26 seconds into the game ...

Islanders cool Rangers hype

Jan 14, 2015

Islanders cool Rangers hype

All the accolades and platitudes the New York Rangers received during their recent three-game California sweep were quickly transferred to the rival New York Islanders, who dismantled the Broadway Blueshirts upon their return to Madison Square Garden. Undaunted and unfazed by the positive press ...

Rangers win eighth straight

Dec 28, 2014

Rangers win eighth straight

After a three-day break, the New York Rangers kept on winning, while the New Jersey Devils remained on the skids even with a brand new coaching staff behind the bench. Derek Stepan led the way for the surging Rangers, who were powered to their ...

St. Louis gets 1,000th point

Nov 29, 2014

St. Louis gets 1,000th point

Martin St. Louis wasn’t even drafted as a young player. Now, he’s in elite company that includes Wayne Gretzky. The 12-time All-Star reached 1,000 career points with a goal and added an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves and the New York Rangers beat ...

Revitalized Rangers roll over Canadiens

Nov 24, 2014

Revitalized Rangers roll over Canadiens

If a drubbing at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning was the wakeup call the New York Rangers really needed, they have gotten the message loud and clear. Since a four-goal home loss to the Lightning last Monday, the Rangers have been suddenly ...

Rangers snap losing streak

Nov 20, 2014

Rangers snap losing streak

Cam Talbot’s time in the New York Rangers lineup is fleeting at best. That is life as Henrik Lundqvist’s backup. Looking for a spark in the midst of a three-game losing streak in which no one played particularly well — including Lundqvist — Talbot ...

Rangers end Penguins' seven-game win streak

Nov 12, 2014

Rangers end Penguins' seven-game win streak

Henrik Lundqvist was still wary of the Pittsburgh Penguins even as he and the rest of the New York Rangers dismantled hockey’s hottest teams. A three-goal lead after one period was nice. A four-goal edge through two was even better. But a sure thing? ...

Streaking Blues skate past Rangers in shootout

Nov 4, 2014

Streaking Blues skate past Rangers in shootout

Nothing seems to be bothering the St. Louis Blues these days. Not blown leads, late deficits, or even some overtime. The Blues dealt with several challenges Monday night against the New York Rangers, and escaped Madison Square Garden with a 4-3 shootout victory and ...

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

Oct 28, 2014

Rangers stage huge rally to beat Wild

The New York Rangers could have been counted out multiple times against the Minnesota Wild. Such as when forward Chris Kreider was ejected in the first period or when defenseman John Moore was kicked out in the second, or when the Wild scored two ...

Undefeated Isles roll past Rangers

Oct 15, 2014

Undefeated Isles roll past Rangers

The New York Islanders are perfect in the young season. Back to back wins over the Carolina Hurricanes were nice, but a blowout victory over the rival Rangers in Madison Square Garden is something to savor. Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL goal to ...

Nash heroics steer Rangers past Blues

Oct 10, 2014

Nash heroics steer Rangers past Blues

Rick Nash was unaware of his impressive numbers against the Blues before Thursday night’s season opener. The New York Rangers’ left wing had another big game in St. Louis, scoring the tiebreaking goal late in the third period to finish with three points in ...