Rangers edge Blue Jackets for sixth straight victory

Feb 14, 2017

Rangers edge Blue Jackets for sixth straight victory

Antti Raanta hadn’t made a start in more than six weeks, due an injury and the reliable play of starter Henrik Lundqvist. Raanta had to be on his game Monday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets outshot the New York Rangers. Raanta stopped 30 ...

Blue Jackets survive scare, hold off Rangers

Feb 1, 2017

Blue Jackets survive scare, hold off Rangers

After taking a big lead early in the third period, the Columbus Blue Jackets relaxed a little, and it almost cost them a crucial division game. Seth Jones scored twice, Alexander Wennberg had a goal and two assists and the Jackets led by six ...

Returning stars Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Stars

Dec 16, 2016

Returning stars Nash, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Stars

Rick Nash and Henrik Lundqvist returned to the New York Rangers’ lineup and were instrumental in their 2-0 shutout of the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. Nash, who had missed four games with a groin injury, scored an unassisted goal with his team short-handed ...

Penguins beat Rangers, win series

Apr 24, 2016

Penguins beat Rangers, win series

The end of two springs’ worth of playoff angst for the Pittsburgh Penguins came suddenly, crammed into 14 minutes of pure exhilaration, one highlight-reel sequence piled atop another. And perhaps it’s fitting that Pittsburgh’s relentless five-game demolition of the New York Rangers — completed ...

Lundqvist stars as Rangers add to Bruins' recent misery

Mar 24, 2016

Lundqvist stars as Rangers add to Bruins' recent misery

The New York Rangers had one of those games where almost everything went right: the passes, the goals, the officials’ calls, the video replays and, of course, Henrik Lundqvist in goal. It was par for the course for the Boston Bruins. Keith Yandle set ...

Klein's first two-goal game sparks Rangers

Mar 17, 2016

Klein's first two-goal game sparks Rangers

Kevin Klein’s turnover in the opening minutes led to the Anaheim Ducks’ opening goal. The veteran Rangers defenseman sure came up with an improbable way to make up for it. Klein had the first two-goal game of his 11-year NHL career, scoring the tiebreaker ...

Mar 14, 2016

Sheary steps up to help Penguins beat Rangers

With one of their top players out for several weeks, the Pittsburgh Penguins are going to need some help to make the playoffs. Conor Sheary did his part on Sunday. Sheary scored twice, Matt Cullen had the go-ahead goal in the third period and ...

Islanders score late to edge Rangers

Mar 7, 2016

Islanders score late to edge Rangers

Cal Clutterbuck’s late goal helped the New York Islanders cap a stellar road trip and edge closer to the Rangers in the playoff race. Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:28 remaining in the third period, and the Islanders fended off the New York ...

Raanta helps Rangers edge Capitals

Mar 5, 2016

Raanta helps Rangers edge Capitals

Antti Raanta made 32 saves while subbing for the injured Henrik Lundqvist and Derek Stepan scored as the New York Rangers bounced back from a loss in Pittsburgh to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 Friday night. Raanta was pressed into duty after Lundqvist was ...

Feb 27, 2016

Rangers legend Bathgate dies

Andy Bathgate was just fine without a flashy nickname. While Bernie “Boom Boom” Geoffrion and Bobby “The Golden Jet” Hull became known for their powerful slap shots and colorful monikers, Bathgate could score with the best of them — and settled for just plain ...

Lundqvist joins elite goaltender fraternity

Feb 26, 2016

Lundqvist joins elite goaltender fraternity

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist celebrated a milestone night in style. Chris Kreider and Tanner Glass scored and Lundqvist made 35 saves as the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Thursday night. Lundqvist got his 30th victory of the ...

Blackhawks rally past Rangers

Feb 18, 2016

Blackhawks rally past Rangers

The Chicago Blackhawks are heading to the White House to celebrate their third Stanley Cup in six years, and they are bringing along a Russian rookie who could help them win another championship. Artemi Panarin scored his first hat trick and the Blackhawks rallied ...