Predators squeeze past Canadiens

Mar 25, 2015

Predators squeeze past Canadiens

The Nashville Predators have struggled enough over the past month that they’ll take any bounce they can get, especially against Montreal goalie Carey Price. Ryan Ellis bounced a puck past Price for the tying goal in the third, then Filip Forsberg scored a power-play ...

Rangers flex muscle against Ducks

Mar 23, 2015

Rangers flex muscle against Ducks

Cam Talbot finally had a night in which he didn’t have to be nearly perfect to help the New York Rangers win. The Rangers managed only 13 goals in the previous eight games, but went 6-1-1 in that stretch, with Talbot backstopping all but ...

Talbot strong in goal for Rangers

Mar 12, 2015

Talbot strong in goal for Rangers

New York Rangers goalie Cam Talbot found himself in a difficult spot, facing a 5-on-3 power play with two of the NHL’s top three scorers on the ice for the Washington Capitals. With a flick of the wrist Wednesday night, Talbot came through with ...

Rangers top Isles in last Nassau clash

Mar 11, 2015

Rangers top Isles in last Nassau clash

In a season already filled with plenty of good fortune, Rick Nash and the New York Rangers found a little bit of luck in their last regular-season visit to the Nassau Coliseum. Nash scored a deflected goal to break a tie 2:50 into the ...

Rangers slip by Blackhawks in OT

Mar 9, 2015

Rangers slip by Blackhawks in OT

Derick Brassard snapped out of a goal drought when it really mattered. Brassard connected 32 seconds into overtime to end a 14-game streak without a goal and Cam Talbot made 29 saves for his fifth shutout of the season in the New York Rangers’ ...

Zidlicky lifts Red Wings past Rangers

Mar 5, 2015

Zidlicky lifts Red Wings past Rangers

Marek Zidlicky made the best possible first impression on the Detroit Red Wings. His power-play goal 1:09 into overtime lifted his new team to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Zidlicky, making his Red Wings debut after being acquired ...

Rangers rookie Skapski triumphs in NHL debut

Feb 21, 2015

Rangers rookie Skapski triumphs in NHL debut

It took 14 seconds into his first NHL game for Mackenzie Skapski to give up his first career goal. The New York Rangers’ 20-year-old goalie proved to be perfect over the rest of his debut. After being beaten by Matt Moulson on the first ...

Rangers rally past Islanders

Feb 17, 2015

Rangers rally past Islanders

This one had all the makings of a repeat performance for the New York Islanders against the New York Rangers. The Metropolitan Division-leading Islanders had their way in three previous matchups this season — beating the defending Eastern Conference champions by three goals each ...

Rangers snap scoring funk

Feb 3, 2015

Rangers snap scoring funk

Sloppy at the start, strong at the finish. That has been the New York Rangers’ winning formula the past two games, yet they know they need to change the plan — and soon. After a two-game post All-Star break skid, in which the Rangers ...

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 ...