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.
Donato scores 2, Wild past Rangers 5-2
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild finally played like a team urgently scrapping to remain in the playoff picture. They have 10 games to prove it's not too little too late.
Tkachuk’s 5-point game leads Flames past Rangers 5-1
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk's playmaking skills were on full display for the Flames. And, the New York Rangers suffered the consequences.
Motte scores 2 as Canucks beat Rangers 4-1
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Tyler Motte's teammates tried hard to help him get his first NHL hat trick. Instead he had to settle for his first career two-goal game.
Draisaitl scores in overtime as Oilers beat Rangers 3-2
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers took advantage of a big opportunity.
Draisaitl scored 35 seconds into overtime and had a pair of assists as the Oilers beat...
Hall of Famer Howell, Rangers’ games leader, dies at 86
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Howell, the Hall of Fame defenseman who played the most games in New York Rangers' history, has died. He was 86.
Howell died Saturday night. He had been living at an...
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...
DETROIT (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou provided plenty of offense to make up for the loss of two key players.
Athanasiou scored in the third period and had the only goal in a shootout , lifting...
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Bishop hasn't had a lot of room for error when he shuts out opponents this season.
Bishop made 28 saves for his 28th career shutout, John Klingberg scored a second-period...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored in the fourth round of a shootout without putting the puck in the net, and the Washington Capitals extended their win streak to four games with a 3-2 victory...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is so good he scored Sunday's winning shootout goal without putting the puck in the net.
Ovechkin finished Washington's fourth straight victory with one unusual...
BOSTON (AP) — Tuukka Rask had a perfect spot to watch most of the action.
Fortunately for the Boston Bruins, the few times he had to go to work, he was ready.
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...
Lightning win 10th straight, top Rangers 4-3 in OT
NEW YORK (AP) — Given a second chance in overtime, Victor Hedman didn't miss. And he helped run the Tampa Bay Lightning's winning streak to a perfect 10.
Golden Knights, Jets, Blue Jackets make trades to contend
Mark Stone was considered the best player available as the NHL trade deadline approached, a 26-year-old forward who consistently has 60 points a season.
West goes wild at NHL trade deadline; Columbus keeps adding
The West just got wilder, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are going all-in on their late-season NHL playoff push.
The Blue Jackets followed up last week's additions of Ottawa forwards Matt...
Rangers trade Hayes to Jets, send McQuaid to Blue Jackets
After Kevin Hayes said plenty of goodbyes to his New York Rangers teammates during the organization's rebuild, it was finally his time to go.
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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...
Stars acquire F Mats Zuccarello from Rangers
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars have acquired forward Mats Zuccarello from the New York Rangers to bolster their push for a playoff spot.
The Rangers are receiving a conditional second-round...
Reinhart’s hat trick leads Sabres to 5-2 win over Capitals
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — No one was referring to the Buffalo Sabres as being soft on Saturday.
Jeff Skinner remarkably returned a period after a hush fell through the crowd at the sight of...
Sabres’ Okposo feels good as he recovers from 3rd concussion
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo tells The Associated Press he's feeling good while recovering from his third concussion in less than three years.
Wild end 5-game slide with 4-1 victory over the Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — Zach Parise and his newest teammate got the Minnesota Wild a much-needed win.
Parise had a goal and an assist, and the Wild ended a five-game skid with a 4-1 win over the New...
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...
Sabres’ Okposo sent home 3 days after being punched in face
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo has been sent home for further medical evaluation three days after being punched in the face during a fight with the New York Rangers' Tony DeAngelo.
Malkin, Letang each score twice, Penguins beat Rangers 6-5
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins survived a four-minute penalty kill and went on the hunt against the New York Rangers.
Kris Letang scored his second of the game and Evgeni Malkin scored twice in a span of six minutes, helping the Penguins beat the Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.
Defensemen Marcus Pettersson and Brian Dumoulin also scored for the Penguins (31-21-7), who leapfrogged the Carolina Hurricanes for the second Eastern Conference wild-card spot.
Georgiev stops 31 in Rangers’ 6-2 win over Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Rangers were locked up in another tight game before pulling away at the very end.
It was quite a relief for coach David Quinn.
Rookie Alexandar Georgiev stopped 31 shots and Vladislav Namestnikov scored two of New York's three goals in the final four minutes of a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
"It was a relief for about four minutes because for 56 of them it was a one-goal game, and playoff-type hockey," Quinn said.
Scheifele scores 2 goals, leads Jets past Rangers 4-3
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Winnipeg Jets are seeing the benefits of Mark Scheifele's hard work.
Scheifele, the Jets' top-line center, scored twice and added an assist as Winnipeg defeated the New York Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night.
Scheifele has a team-leading 30 goals in 57 games, two goals away from his career high reached in 79 games in 2016-17. He has 19 points (eight goals, 11 assists) in his past 17 games.
Rangers celebrate 25-year anniversary of 1994 championship
NEW YORK (AP) — From the moment Mark Messier came to the New York Rangers in 1991, he knew he was expected to lead the team to its first Stanley Cup championship in more than 50 years.
"There was no escaping the pressure of 1940," Messier said about the last year the Rangers had won the Cup. "Coming here and understanding what the Original Six franchise was and this history, there was no escaping it. The pressure was real, from the fans, the organization."
DeAngelo gets deciding goal in shootout, Rangers beat Bruins
NEW YORK (AP) — Successful in his only previous shootout attempt, Tony DeAngelo tried the same approach. And he got the same result.
DeAngelo scored the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout and the New York Rangers rallied from two goals down in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Rangers rally in 3rd, beat Bruins 4-3 in shootout
NEW YORK (AP) — Tony DeAngelo scored the decisive goal in the seventh round of the shootout and the New York Rangers rallied from two goals down in the third period to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Mika Zibanejad, Kevin Hayes and Filip Chytil scored for New York and Alexandar Georgiev finished with 27 saves. The Rangers won for the second time in five games (2-2-1) after a stretch in which they won four of five.
Toffoli scores 2 early in 3rd period, Kings beat Devils 5-1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Devils fans came to the Prudential Center to jeer Ilya Kovalchuk. The home team certainly didn't give them a reason to cheer.
Tyler Toffoli scored twice in 35 seconds early in the third period to spark the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-1 victory over the Devils on Tuesday night.
Toffoli, who had the overtime winner Monday against the New York Rangers, helped send the Kings to their third win in four games.
Bergeron scores 2 in milestone game, Bruins top Isles 3-1
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron celebrated his 1,000th career game with a pair of goals as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 3-1 on Tuesday night.
Bergeron, just the fifth player in Bruins' history to play 1,000 games with the club, scored early in the second period and added an empty-netter in the final minute.
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.
Stamkos, Domingue lead Lightning to 3-2 win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — The league-best Tampa Bay Lightning are finding different ways to get wins. They needed their goalie to cement their latest victory over the New York Rangers.
Steven Stamkos scored in the second period to give Tampa Bay a three-goal lead, Louis Domingue stopped 31 shots and the Lightning held on to beat the Rangers 3-2 Saturday night.
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.
Lindblom scores, Stolarz leads Flyers past Rangers 1-0
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Stolarz was unbeatable during his first NHL game in six weeks.
Oskar Lindblom scored early, Stolarz stopped 38 shots for his second career shutout and the Philadelphia Flyers held on to beat the New York Rangers 1-0 Tuesday night for their season-high fifth straight win.
Stolarz, out since Dec. 15 while recovering from a lower-body injury, got his first shutout since Dec. 11, 2016, at Detroit in his second NHL start.
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.
Bruins look to stay healthy after mid-winter break
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins almost made it into their mid-winter break completely healthy.
Forward Joakim Nordstrom is recovering from a fractured lower leg and goaltender Tuukka Rask is dealing with a concussion sustained against the New York Rangers on Saturday. Otherwise, the Bruins' lineup from the start of the season was on the ice when they completed their 49th game with a 3-2 loss to the Rangers.
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.
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.
Foligno, Bobrovsky lead Blue Jackets past Rangers 7-5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nick Foligno scored twice, Sergei Bobrovsky returned from a team suspension and stopped 22 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets held off a late surge and defeated the New York Rangers 7-5 Sunday night.
Cam Atkinson and Artemi Panarin each had a goal and an assist, Ryan Murray had two assists and nine other players picked up points in the offensive explosion for Columbus. But, two goals by the Rangers late in the third period turned it into a closer game.
Foligno leads scoring flurry, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 7-5
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After winning their last two games in overtime, the Columbus Blue Jackets went up by three goals in the third period Sunday night against the New York Rangers and appeared ready to hit cruise control.
Zuccarello, Rangers get 1st win at Barclays Center vs Isles
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers knew all about their long-running struggles in Brooklyn. Any win over the Islanders these days was going to be welcome.
Mats Zuccarello's well-placed skate sent the Rangers happily back to Manhattan.
Golden Knights beat Rangers 4-2 for 7th straight victory
LAS VEGAS (AP) — It would have been easy for the streaking Vegas Golden Knights to look past the struggling New York Rangers on Tuesday night.
The Rangers had lost three straight games in which they were outscored 18-3, while Vegas had won six in a row and has a Pacific Division showdown coming up Thursday against San Jose.
But veteran goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and forward Jonathan Marchessault made sure the Golden Knights were properly focused.
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.
Murray helps Penguins beat Rangers 7-2 for 7th straight win
NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Murray doesn't think he's made any big changes since coming back from an injury last month. He's just focusing on details and helping the Pittsburgh Penguins pile up wins.
Murray stopped 28 shots to keep up his strong play since his return, and the Penguins beat the New York Rangers 7-2 Wednesday night for their season-high seventh straight victory.
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.