If we get the team that blew multiple leads and played poor defense against Columbus (twice) and Philadelphia, this is going to be a very short series.
Henrik Lundqvist told WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Tuesday afternoon that he’s in a good place physically as the Rangers ready for their opening round playoff series against Pittsburgh.
Compared to other teams, the Islanders are short on playoff experience. But Johnny Boychuk sure sounds like he can make up the difference.
The Presidents’ Trophy-winning Rangers were kings of the regular season, but will this finally be the year that King Henrik raises Lord Stanley?
The 24-year-old Tavares enters his second career playoff series after finishing fourth to Ovechkin with 38 goals and second in the league — two spots ahead of Ovechkin — with 86 points.
The New Jersey Devils have developed a new trend when it comes to the playoffs.
The New Jersey Devils ended the 2014-15 season on a sour note, going just 1-7-3 over their last 11 games to finish with 78 points, their fewest in a season of 80-or-more games since 1988-89, when they had just 66.
Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg scored in the shootout to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a wild 5-4 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night in the last regular season game at Nassau Coliseum.
Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday night in the season finale for each team.
Saturday night marks the last regular season game for the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum before they move to Barclays Center next season.
Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers capped their stellar regular season with a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have spent the majority of the Sidney Crosby era treating the regular season as an 82-game exhibition until the playoffs start.
The Isles, facing a chance to get back to the postseason for the second time in three years, had been flirting with an epic collapse. But the slate is now wiped clean.
Clarke MacArthur and Kyle Turris scored in a 1:04 span late in the second period and the Ottawa Senators’ continued their dazzling playoff push behind goaltender Andrew Hammond with a 3-0 victory.
Tyler Johnson scored his second goal, an overtime power play effort, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Thursday night.
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