The Rangers weren’t able to add a big name at the NHL Trade Deadline but did acquire one of the league’s toughest fighters in John Scott.
Last week we talked about how tough these four games were going to be against the Flyers, Capitals, Bruins and Blackhawks.
The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
Patrick Sharp scored his second goal of the game 1:34 into overtime and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night.
Jonathan Toews netted the only goal in the shootout, after posting a short-handed goal and assist in regulation, and the Chicago Blackhawks outlasted the New York Islanders 5-4 on Friday night.
On a day dominated by football talk, the Islanders made a minor trade.
Mikael Samuelsson scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Roberto Luongo made 30 saves and the Vancouver Canucks moved within a victory of sweeping defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago, beating the Blackhawks 3-2 on Sunday night.
It came down to the last day – but the NHL playoffs are set. Here is a look at each match-up, starting in the West.
Devils head coach Jacques Lemaire’s exit was hardly unexpected. The Chicago Blackhawks’ near departure was almost a much bigger stunner. A similar scenario played out for the Rangers this weekend.
Marian Hossa and Patrick Kane scored in Chicago’s four-goal second period, leading the Blackhawks to a 5-0 victory over the road-weary New York Islanders on Sunday night.
The Montreal Canadiens shored up their defense, acquiring James Wisniewski from the New York Islanders for a pair of draft picks.
The Devils have made crucial mistakes, been ravaged by injuries, and had seemingly every bounce go against them. So go ahead and write their eulogy if you’d like. But this team is not dead.
The injury-depleted New Jersey Devils saw another star go down, but then got some long-awaited breaks in a much-needed win against the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks are trying to re-establish their puck-possession system that was a key part in winning a Stanley Cup last summer. The New Jersey Devils’ search for goals has become more challenging.
The Devils finished the month of October with a record of 3-8-1. The seven points are the third-lowest total ever in the season’s opening month since the club moved to New Jersey back in 1982.