Athanasiou scores twice, Red Wings top Rangers 3-2
NEW YORK (AP) — The Red Wings will miss the playoffs for the third consecutive year, but they're trying to develop a strong foundation for next season.
Rangers end 6-game slide with 4-2 win over Devils
NEW YORK (AP) — No matter where they are in the standings, the New York Rangers were just happy to finally get a win.
Vladislav Namestnikov snapped a tie in the third period, and the Rangers...
Armia scores 3 goals, Canadiens beat Rangers 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — After scoring his first career hat trick, Joel Armia was more concerned with the Montreal Canadiens getting another win.
Armia had three goals and the Canadiens beat the New...
Kuznetsov’s overtime winner lifts Caps over Rangers, 6-5
WASHINGTON (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov wanted to win so badly Sunday he was even willing to get in Alex Ovechkin's way.
Kuznetsov scored at 4:20 of overtime, just beating his star teammate's...
Lundqvist, Namestnikov help Rangers beat Hurricanes 2-1
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist is at his best against the Carolina Hurricanes.
The veteran goalie was at it again as he stopped 43 shots to help the New York Rangers beat the...
Hurricanes spoil Rangers’ Cup celebration with 3-0 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Petr Mrazek and the Carolina Hurricanes had a reason to enjoy themselves, too, on Friday night.
Mrazek made 27 saves and the Hurricanes spoiled a celebration at Madison Square Garden that honored the last Rangers team to win the Stanley Cup, blanking New York 3-0.
Toffoli’s overtime goal lifts Kings past Rangers 4-3
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings have had a tough time winning this season.
Against the New York Rangers on Monday night, a late goal and a shot in overtime that clanged off the post helped secure a needed victory.
Tyler Toffoli scored 25 seconds into overtime as the Kings rallied to beat the Rangers 4-3.
Mika Zibanejad has hat trick, Rangers beat Devils 4-3
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The way the line of Mika Zibanejad, Chis Kreider and Mats Zuccarello is going, the New York Rangers still have a shot at the playoffs
Zibanejad capped his second career hat trick with the winning goal with 4:36 to play and the Rangers overcame an early two-goal deficit to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.
Crosby, Lundqvist lead Metropolitan to All-Star win
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Sidney Crosby now has one more reason to have good memories of the Shark Tank.
Crosby had two goals and three assists to win the All-Star MVP, and Henrik Lundqvist pitched a first-half shutout to lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 victory over the Central Division in the championship round of the NHL All-Star game Saturday night.
Rangers on extended break off best stretch in months
With the New York Rangers playing their best hockey in months as they went into their extended break, veteran goalie Henrik Lundqvist hopes his young teammates don't focus too far ahead when they return.
The Rangers have won four of five to pull within nine points of the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. After beating Boston last Saturday, they are on their bye week heading into this weekend's All-Star break and don't play again until hosting Philadelphia next Tuesday night.
Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers past Bruins 3-2
BOSTON (AP) — Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist hopes his teammates take some time to think about how well they've played going into a long break.
He'll also have some time to reflect on his climb up the NHL's career wins list.
Lundqvist made 27 saves to take over sole possession of sixth place in wins and New York beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 Saturday night.
Kreider, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-3 win over Blackhawks
NEW YORK (AP) — After a rough stretch, the New York Rangers are playing their best hockey in nearly two months.
Chris Kreider had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist moved into a tie for sixth place on the NHL's career wins list and the Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 Thursday night for their third victory in four games.
Chris Wagner, Tuukka Rask help Bruins beat Blues 5-2
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Wagner scored the go-ahead goal 5:27 into the third period, Tuukka Rask tied a Boston record with his 252nd career victory and the Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Thursday night.
Rask made 28 saves and matched the franchise mark set by Cecil "Tiny" Thompson, who was 252-153 with 63 ties. Rask, the 2014 Vezina Trophy winner, is 252-145-56 in 474 games with Boston.
Torey Krug, David Backes, Brad Marchand and Sean Kuraly also scored for the Bruins.
Zibanejad, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 6-2 win over Hurricanes
NEW YORK (AP) — With players up and down the lineup producing multiple points, the New York Rangers broke through for a confidence-building victory they desperately needed.
Mika Zibanejad had two goals and two assists to help the Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 6-2 on Tuesday night.
Pavel Buchnevich and Tony DeAngelo also scored twice for New York. Mats Zuccarello had three assists and Chris Kreider added two as the Rangers won for only the second time in eight games.
Bailey scores late to lift Isles over Rangers yet again
NEW YORK (AP) — A mostly quiet third period nearly cost the New York Islanders. It took just one shot by Josh Bailey to make up for it.
Bailey scored with 1:26 remaining — on the Islanders' first shot on goal in the period — to edge the Rangers 4-3 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Garland, Kuemper help Coyotes beat Rangers 5-0
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rookie Conor Garland was challenging for a roster spot before he broke a hand in training camp. Healthy again, he is making his mark.
Garland was credited with two goals — the first appearing to just graze his uniform — and Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves for his first shutout of the season and 12th overall to help the Coyotes beat the New York Rangers 5-0 on Sunday to end a three-game losing streak.
Matt Murray makes 28 saves, Penguins rout Rangers 7-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Murray stopped 28 shots to keep up his strong play since returning from an injury, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Rangers 7-2 on Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jake Guentzel, Kris Letang and Dominik Simon each had a goal and an assist. Zach Aston-Reese and Tanner Pearson also scored to help the Penguins win for the ninth time in 10 games. Patric Hornqvist had two assists.
Lundqvist makes 39 saves, Rangers beat Blues 2-1
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues threw everything they could at Henrik Lundqvist over the final two periods and it still wasn't enough.
Lundqvist made 39 saves and the New York Rangers got goals from Mats Zuccarello and Boo Nieves in a 2-1 victory over the Blues on Monday night.
Fast scores twice, Rangers beat Predators 4-3
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jesper Fast made an immediate impact in his return to the New York lineup after missing five games due to an upper body injury.
Fast scored two goals, including the game winner, and added an assist as the Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.
Dubois, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 4-3 in OT for 5th straight
NEW YORK (AP) — After the New York Rangers squandered another late lead at home, goalie Henrik Lundqvist was at a loss for words.
Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 31 seconds into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat New York 4-3 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.
Columbus tied the game with less than three minutes left in regulation, and the Rangers lost in extra time for the fifth time in their last six home games.
Patrick lifts Flyers over scuffling Rangers 3-2 in shootout
NEW YORK (AP) — After firing their general manager and coach in recent weeks, the Philadelphia Flyers have responded to a midseason shake-up.
Nolan Patrick scored the lone goal against Henrik Lundqvist in a shootout that lasted four rounds and Philadelphia beat the scuffling New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday night.
Alex Tuch scores in OT, Golden Knights top Rangers 4-3
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into overtime, giving the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots in his 423rd career victory, which moved him into a tie with Tony Esposito for ninth on the NHL's wins list.
Paul Stastny, Reilly Smith and William Carrier scored for Vegas, which extended its points streak to four straight games.
Stamkos hat trick sparks Lightning to 6-3 win over Rangers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Steven Stamkos had three goals to become the first player from the 2008 draft to reach 700 points, and the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning won their seventh consecutive game by beating the New York Rangers 6-3 on Monday night.
Stamkos scored power-play goals that tied the game in the first and second periods. The center completed his ninth hat trick and first since Oct. 13, 2014, from the slot at 10:41 of the third.
Hayes helps Rangers to 5-4 shootout win over Florida
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — New York Rangers coach David Quinn didn't like the way his team played after the first period, but post-regulation heroics helped the club break its three-game losing streak.
Kevin Hayes had the game-deciding goal in the third round of the shootout after Henrik Lundqvist made a couple of big saves in the overtime, and the Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 5-4 on Saturday night.
Lundqvist makes 29 saves, Rangers defeat Senators 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Rangers coach David Quinn has set a new tone for his team and the priority has been to outwork opponents.
Marc Staal, Lias Andersson, Chris Kreider, and Mika Zibanejad scored, and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves as New York defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-2 Monday night.
"It's a hardworking team," Rangers forward Kevin Hayes said. "If you are not working hard, you are not playing. That's coach's rules. We work hard every night and we are kind of building an identity here."
Chytil scores again, Rangers beat Stars 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Filip Chytil is having quite the scoring run, and the New York Rangers could not be happier.
Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal 4:32 into the third period to rally the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Monday night. The 21st overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft, Chytil scored for the fourth straight game to become the first teenager in franchise history to accomplish that feat.
Lundqvist helps Rangers beat Panthers 4-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Even Henrik Lundqvist was impressed with his company.
Lundqvist passed Jacques Plante for seventh on NHL goaltender wins list with his 438th victory, and the New York Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive home win.
Lundqvist ties Plante on NHL wins list, Rangers edge Canucks
NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 25 shots to lead the surging New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.
Filip Chytil and Brett Howden scored to help Lundqvist get his 437th career win, tying Jacque Plante for seventh place on the NHL's all-time list. The Rangers improved to 6-0-1 in the last seven.
Lundqvist made two big saves on Vancouver's rookie sensation Elias Pettersson in the closing seconds to preserve the win.
Lundqvist ties Plante on NHL wins list, Rangers beat Canucks
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of the New York Rangers' younger players helped veteran goalie Henrik Lundqvist get a big milestone win.
Filip Chytil and Brett Howden scored to back Lundqvist's 437th career win as the Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Monday night. Lundqvist tied Jacques Plante for seventh place on the NHL's all-time list.
Vesey’s shootout goal lifts Rangers over Blue Jackets
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New York gave up twice as many shots as it took, but Jimmy Vesey found the back of the net with the deciding goal in the shootout to get the Rangers another win.
Red Wings rally past Rangers 3-2 in OT
DETROIT (AP) — There was time for one more good chance in overtime before the clock would run out. Andreas Athanasiou took the puck near the blue line, skated in and backhanded it toward the front of the goal, where Dylan Larkin was open.
"I saw the lane to the net," Larkin said. "I knew he was going to get it to me, so I just tried to put myself on the far side of the net."
Lundqvist, Vesey lead Rangers to 3-1 win over Sabres
NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist was in vintage form in helping the New York Rangers get a big win.
Lundqvist stopped 39 shots and Jimmy Vesey scored twice to lead New York to its third straight victory, 3-1 over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.
"Hank was outstanding tonight," Rangers coach David Quinn said. "We managed a way to get it done. I thought the third period we did a pretty good job of managing the puck and getting it behind them."
Shattenkirk’s shootout goal leads Rangers past Sharks 4-3
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Allowing another late goal could have been debilitating to the New York Rangers. Instead, they managed to bounce back and get a well-deserved win.
Kevin Shattenkirk scored the lone goal in the shootout and Henrik Lundqvist rebounded after allowing the tying goal with 1.3 seconds left in regulation, helping the Rangers complete a season sweep of the San Jose Sharks with a 4-3 victory on Tuesday night.
Martinez’s late goal gives Kings win over Rangers, ends skid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bad breaks and bounces piled up during the Los Angeles Kings' six-game skid, and it looked as if another gaffe would extend that drought when goalie Jack Campbell accidentally deflected a centering pass into his own net with his skate midway though the second period.
Instead, the Kings found the resolve they had been lacking to rally for their first win since Oct. 11.
Alec Martinez scored with 55 seconds remaining, and the Kings beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Sunday.
Gaudreau, Hathaway score twice as Flames top Rangers 4-1
NEW YORK (AP) — The Calgary Flames have had trouble winning in New York in recent seasons. Opportunistic scoring and stellar goaltending changed that on this trip.
Johnny Gaudreau and Garnet Hathaway each scored twice and backup goalie David Rittich made 44 saves as the Flames snapped a six-game losing streak at Madison Square Garden with a 4-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night.
Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — It takes something special for a shot by Alex Ovechkin to surprise a goaltender.
That's exactly what happened to Henrik Lundqvist on Wednesday night when Ovechkin scored the first of two power-play goals to help the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in overtime.
John Carlson essentially bounced a pass to Ovechkin in such an awkward position that Lundqvist didn't expect him to get it on net and again was beaten.
McDavid scores on power play, Oilers edge Rangers 2-1
NEW YORK (AP) — Cam Talbot had every reason to celebrate as the buzzer sounded and the Edmonton Oilers cemented their first win of the season.
Talbot stopped 23 shots against his former team, Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist to lead the Oilers past the New York Rangers 2-1 Saturday.
Quinn gets first win, Rangers beat Sharks in overtime 3-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Brady Skjei used overtime to redeem an earlier mistake and give Rangers coach David Quinn his first NHL victory.
Skjei buried a wrist shot 37 seconds into overtime to lift New York over the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Thursday night.
"With three-on-three and his skating he's going to be a threat," Quinn said of Skjei. "It was a heck of a goal, that's for sure."
Vinni Lettieri’s OT goal sends Rangers past Devils
NEW YORK (AP) — Vinni Lettieri scored at 3:53 of overtime to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.
Steven Fogarty, Timothy Gettinger and Chris Kreider also scored for New York, which built a 3-1 lead 31 seconds into the third period. Nico Hischier and Taylor Hall scored in a 3:03 span for the Devils and forced overtime.
Lundqvist happy to be part of Rangers’ rebuilding
Henrik Lundqvist is entering his 14th season in the NHL, having spent his entire career with the New York Rangers. And although the team is in a rebuilding mode for a future run at their first Stanley Cup title since 1994, the 36-year-old goalie wants to stick around and be a part of that process.