December did not begin well for the Devils as they dropped three straight games, but New Jersey put the brakes on the losing skid with an overtime victory against the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
The new NHL comes to life when the puck drops on Tuesday night. Four brand spanking new divisions (some with geographically confusing names) will be introduced. From there, it should be chaos as usual.
Despite everything he’s been through, Dominic Moore’s desire to play the game of hockey hasn’t been extinguished. It’s the kind of story that will grab your heart and not let go.
The most likely scenario for Clarkson isn’t Ottawa or Edmonton. It’s Toronto.
“There’s no better feeling than to win at home,” said goalie Henrik Lundqvist, “so we’re going to do whatever we can to win this game.”
The return of Carl Hagelin can spark the Rangers’ lackluster offense into life.
The captain pronounced himself fit to play Game 6 against the New York Rangers on Monday after taking the morning skate at Scotiabank Place.
The New York Rangers know this going forward: If they can handle the Ottawa Senators in Games 6 and 7, they will have this pressure thing down. You will face better teams if you survive, but the pressure won’t be any greater.
It comes down to this. The top-seeded Rangers on the brink of elimination, needing two straight wins to keep their Stanley Cup hopes alive.
While Chris Neil isn’t deserving of a 25-game ban for his head-shot on Brian Boyle, it’s clear that he and his Senators teammates have targeted Boyle all series.
Ottawa likely will be without captain Daniel Alfredsson on Wednesday when it hosts the New York Rangers in Game 4 of their first-round series. Alfredsson didn’t practice Tuesday because of a concussion and his status is day to day.
An analysis of Brendan Shanahan’s suspension of New York Rangers forward Carl Hagelin and the game misconduct penalty given to Brandon Dubinsky.
Daniel Alfredsson has confirmed he sustained a concussion in Game 2 of Ottawa’s playoff series with New York when Rangers forward Carl Hagelin elbowed him in the head.
It was the suspension heard ’round the Big Apple. Mild-mannered Rangers rookie Carl Hagelin, out three games.
Sean Hartnett examines Brendan Shanahan’s latest rulings with a fine-tooth comb and believes Matt Carkner and Shea Weber got off lightly in comparison to Carl Hagelin’s three-game ban.