NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes the first period save against the Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden on January 29, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Late Pacioretty Goal Gives Habs 1-0 Win Over Rangers

Max Pacioretty broke up a scoreless deadlock with 4:17 left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.

01/30/2015

Ryan Strome #18, John Tavares #91 and Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders celebrate Tavares' third-period power-play goal against the New York Rangers at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.

01/29/2015

Matt Martin of the New York Islanders hits Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers during the first period at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Need To Stick To Blueprint, Ignore Calls For Big Bodies

There have been a lot of calls for the Blueshirts to acquire big-bodied skaters capable of matching the physicality of the Isles and Bruins. My message: don’t do it.

01/28/2015

The Nassau Coliseum. (Credit: CBS2)

NHL: Tuesday’s Rangers-Isles Showdown To Start On Time Despite Snow

Despite snow hitting the Tri-State area Monday into Tuesday, the Islanders will host the rival Rangers at Nassau Coliseum at 7:00 on Tuesday night.

01/27/2015

Cam Talbot #33 of the New York Rangers makes a save against Anders Lee #27 of the New York Islanders during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Out To Prove A Point Against First-Place Islanders

After being outscored 9-3 in their two previous meetings at MSG, the 27-13-4 Rangers are fired up, and they have a point to prove.

01/27/2015

Derick Brassard (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Plan To Arrive In Islanders Country Before Blizzard

The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers.

01/26/2015

Carmelo Anthony  (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Keidel: If You’re A Sports Fan, It’s Better To Be A Bostonian Than A New Yorker

Beyond our native hubris, do we have absolutely anything to be proud of? Do we have any hardihood on the hardwood, diamond or gridiron?

01/23/2015

A GoPro Hero 4 camera is displayed at the 2015 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 6, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

VIDEO: GoPro, NHL Have Deal To Bring Cameras Closer To The Action

GoPro has signed a deal with the NHL to bring its wearable cameras closer to the action on the ice and let viewers see games from the perspective of players and referees.

01/23/2015

Henrik Lundqvist  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

They Were Robbed! 7 NHL All-Star Game Snubs

As always, there are some pretty notable snubs who will not be attending the festivities. Here are three from the local teams, as well as four others from outside the area.

01/22/2015

Marc Staal (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Earn Big Character Win Over Sens, Head Into Break On A High

The Rangers found a way to gut out an overtime victory on Tuesday night and head into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak.

01/21/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 20:  Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers celebrates his game winning goal against Craig Anderson #41 of the Ottawa Senators to the Ottawa Senators in overtime in their game at Madison Square Garden on January 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Come From Behind To Edge Senators In OT 3-2

Carl Hagelin deflected in Derek Stepan’s slick backhand pass 2:55 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.

01/21/2015

The Islanders’ John Tavares, left, celebrates his second-period goal against the Philadelphia Flyers on Jan. 19, 2015, with teammate Kyle Okposo. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

As has been the case since the fall, the Islanders and the Rangers have been really the only reasons for New York City-area sports fans to feel pride. And they seem to be getting better as the season progresses.

01/20/2015

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers takes a shot on goal during the second period against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on January 15, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Winger Rick Nash Has 3 Awards In His Sights

What a difference a year makes. Rangers winger Rick Nash is dominating all areas of the ice and is in the mix for several awards.

01/19/2015

Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers skates during NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on December 13, 2014 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Official: Rangers Sign Defenseman Marc Staal To Contract Extension

The New York Rangers and defenseman Marc Staal have agreed on a contract extension, keeping Staal off the free agent market this summer.

01/19/2015

FILE -- Rick Nash (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Nash Scores Twice, Rangers Thump Penguins 5-2

Rick Nash scored twice to lift his goal total to an NHL-high 28 and the New York Rangers drummed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Sunday.

01/19/2015

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Rangers Bound For Finals

The Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens in six games and won the NHL Eastern Conference championship for the first time since 1994, on Thursday, May 29, 2014.

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