Murray stays unbeaten in NYC as Penguins top Rangers 5-2
NEW YORK (AP) — Teddy Blueger scored two goals, Matt Murray made 33 saves and the Pittsburgh Penguins surged to a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers on Monday night.
Alexandar Georgiev makes 26 saves, Rangers beat Flyers 4-2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev made 26 saves to help the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 in exhibition play Thursday night.
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.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (24-11-2-1) will look to start a new win streak when they begin the second half of their season against the Hartford Wolf Pack.
When: 5 p.m. today
Where: XL Center
Season series: The Penguins won two of three previous matchups between the two teams.
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins continue a string of six straight games against divisional opponents this weekend with matchups against the Hartford Wolf Pack and Hershey Bears.
Opponent: Hartford Wolf Pack
When: 7:05 p.m.
Where: Mohegan Sun Arena
Season series: The teams have split their previous two matchups.
Rangers F Chris Kreider sidelined by blood clot in arm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider is sidelined indefinitely with a blood clot in his right arm.
The team announced the injury Thursday. The 26-year-old Kreider left a 1-0 shootout win over Washington the previous night.
This season, in 37 games, the speedy and rugged Kreider has 11 goals and 11 assists for 22 points. He is in his sixth NHL season, all with the Rangers.
Winners of two straight, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are set for a Connecticut doubleheader with games against the Hartford Wolf Pack and Bridgeport Sound Tigers this weekend.
When: 7:15 p.m.
Where: XL Center in Hartford
Season series: The Penguins won the only previous meeting in a shootout, 3-2, on Oct. 21.
Winners of two straight, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins are set for a Connecticut doubleheader with games against the Hartford Wolf Pack and Bridgeport Sound Tigers this weekend. TODAY’S GAME When: 7:15 p.m. Where: XL Center in Hartford Season series: The Penguins won the only previous meeting in a shootout, 3-2, on Oct. 21. About the Wolf Pack: One of the league’s worst teams last season, Hartford is again well out of the playoff picture at 10-12-3-2 and in seventh place in the Atlantic...
Hartford Wolf Pack at Bridgeport Sound Tigers
WHEN: Friday, 7 p.m.
WHERE: Webster Bank Arena
RECORDS: Hartford 7-8-2-1; Bridgeport 9-7-0-0
SEASON SERIES: Bridgeport leads 3-1.
LAST MEETING: The Sound Tigers won 2-1 in overtime Nov. 15 at Hartford.
HOCKEY AND HOPS: Tickets to a 5 p.m. pregame beer-tasting, featuring local breweries, are available for $30 (includes a game ticket) through noon Friday. Call 203-345-2300 ext. 7.
Lias Andersson sent back to Swedish League by Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have sent rookie center Lias Andersson back to his Swedish League club.
Andersson, who will be 19 next month, was selected No. 7 overall in this year's NHL draft and impressed during training camp. However, he was loaned back to Frolunda among the moves announced Thursday as the Rangers trimmed their roster.