During Sunday’s victory, Yandle became the only defenseman to record three 40-assist seasons since 2010-11.
After a shutout win against the Penguins and completing a season sweep of the Sabres, the New Jersey Devils were the victims of a shutout and a season sweep by the Islanders.
Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.
Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves in his return to the lineup, and the New York Islanders snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
Jesper Fast and J.T. Miller scored, and Mats Zuccarello had the lone goal in the shootout as the New York Rangers edged the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.
Steve Bernier scored twice, including the 100th of his career, in leading the New Jersey Devils 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres.
Here they come, thundering down the stretch.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the local sports landscape.
One day after being cleared to return to practice following a serious neck injury, New York’s No. 1 goalie is still a ways away from game action — largely because the Rangers’ schedule leaves little room for practice.
Brad Richards broke a scoreless deadlock 7:19 into the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks cooled off goalie Cam Talbot and the surging New York Rangers 1-0 on Wednesday night.
We’re all suckers for the Cinderella story. The underdog, the unknown athlete who comes out of nowhere and rises to the occasion.
The Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.
Just like an old Western where one man stays and the other gets out of Dodge, this town isn’t big enough for two top goaltenders.
Jonathan Toews scored twice and assisted on both of Marian Hossa’s goals to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the slumping New York Islanders 4-1 on Tuesday night.
Cory Schneider made 35 saves in earning his fifth shutout of the season, and the New Jersey Devils beat Pittsburgh 2-0 on Tuesday night, sending the Penguins to their third straight loss.
New York Rangers photos of the week.
New York Islanders photos of the week.
New Jersey Devils photos of the week.