Rangers hold off Kings at home to avoid sweep

Jun 12, 2014

Rangers hold off Kings at home to avoid sweep

The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals. Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and had the Madison Square Garden crowd chanting his name in the ...

Kings go up 3-0 on Rangers

Jun 10, 2014

Kings go up 3-0 on Rangers

Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick had his best game of the Stanley Cup finals, making 32 saves to put the Kings on the cusp of another title with a 3-0 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 3 on Monday night. Los Angeles ...

Kings edge Rangers in double OT

Jun 8, 2014

Kings edge Rangers in double OT

If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they’re walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall. Three straight games with multigoal deficits, including a 4-2 hole late in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals. Three straight overtime contests, ...

Kings get past Rangers in OT

Jun 5, 2014

Kings get past Rangers in OT

Just over 15 minutes into the Stanley Cup finals, the Los Angeles Kings had fallen into yet another two-goal hole against the speedy New York Rangers. Justin Williams knows Los Angeles should stay out of these jams. After Williams scored his latest winning goal, ...

Zuccarello creating buzz in Norway

Jun 4, 2014

Zuccarello creating buzz in Norway

Hockey rarely gets much attention in Norway, a skiing-obsessed nation that turns to soccer when the snow melts. Mats Zuccarello is changing that. Zuccarello is only the seventh player from Norway to make it to the NHL, and he’s the first to make it ...

Rangers blank Canadiens, advance to Stanley Cup finals

May 30, 2014

Rangers blank Canadiens, advance to Stanley Cup finals

Henrik Lundqvist was perfect on a night he needed to be. After one of the toughest games of his career, the New York goalie bounced back with a performance that put the Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals. Lundqvist wasn’t overly busy in stopping ...

Canadiens stay alive, force Game 6

May 28, 2014

Canadiens stay alive, force Game 6

Rene Bourque scored three goals and the Montreal Canadiens chased goalie Henrik Lundqvist to beat the New York Rangers 7-4 on Tuesday, staving off elimination in the Eastern Conference final. The Rangers, who lead the best-of-seven series 3-2, will have another chance to earn ...

St. Louis the hero again as Rangers beat Habs

May 26, 2014

St. Louis the hero again as Rangers beat Habs

Martin St. Louis found another way to lift up his New York Rangers teammates. This time he carried them within one win of the Stanley Cup finals. What St. Louis lacks in physical size, he compensates with heart. Since he rejoined the club one ...

Rangers lose Stepan to injury

May 24, 2014

Rangers lose Stepan to injury

NHL The New York Rangers’ smooth ride to the Stanley Cup finals has suddenly become much rougher. Not only did the Broadway Blueshirts let the Montreal Canadiens back into the Eastern Conference finals with a 3-2 overtime victory Thursday at Madison Square Garden, they ...

Habs slip past Rangers in OT

May 23, 2014

Habs slip past Rangers in OT

Dustin Tokarski has two days to relax, and he won’t have to come up with any more answers about whether he is ready for the Stanley Cup playoff stage. His play on Thursday night against the New York Rangers did all the talking and ...

Rangers take 2-0 series lead

May 20, 2014

Rangers take 2-0 series lead

Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and Martin St. Louis scored in the second period and the New York Rangers earned a 3-1 victory over the Carey Price-less Montreal Canadiens on Monday. The Rangers lead the best-of-seven Eastern Conference final 2-0 heading back to New ...

Rangers pound Canadiens in Game 1

May 18, 2014

Rangers pound Canadiens in Game 1

Martin St. Louis and the New York Rangers had a reason to smile in the midst of a weekend of sadness. St. Louis, who will attend his mother’s funeral with his teammates on Sunday, scored the opening goal of the Eastern Conference finals to ...