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Sweeny Murti says the Yankees have improved at catcher and their outfield is better. The infield still has some questions, especially with the known returnees Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira coming off major injuries.
Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.
Derek Roy and David Backes scored power-play goals 2:31 apart in the second period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 win over the struggling New York Islanders on Thursday night.
The Yankees have agreed to sign infielder/outfielder Kelly Johnston to a one-year deal in the $3 million range pending a physical, WFAN/CBS Sports baseball insider John Heyman reports.
It was just the fourth victory for FDU against Seton Hall in 21 meetings, the last coming in 2006.
Geno Smith was 4 for 10 for 29 yards with an interception and an 8.3 quarterback rating before being replaced by Simms.
Yankees then countered with a seven-year deal between $160 million and $175 million.
All three warmed up about two hours before kickoff, with general manager John Idzik watching.
Steve Bernier scored at 4:19 of overtime and Cory Schneider made 15 saves and the New Jersey Devils shut out the Buffalo Sabres 1-0 on Saturday.
Chris Kreider scored three goals, Rick Nash added a goal and two assists as the Rangers spoiled the return of former coach John Tortorella.
We find the Nets and Knicks are Naismith allergic. They can’t play offense or defense. They are injured. They are in discord and disarray.
The winner Sunday will walk out of MetLife Stadium with its postseason hopes still intact.
Coach Tom Coughlin announced after practice Friday that backup running back Brandon Jacobs and cornerback Corey Webster also will miss the game.
Cromartie hopes to play in the New York Jets’ game Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
The Rangers didn’t need a win in in this game, but they had to match the Bruins hit for hit and show they could skate and play with Boston.
New York Islanders photos of the week.