Henrik Lundqvist can do only so much to help the New York Rangers.
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.
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.
All season long, the Rangers have looked like two different teams when Derek Stepan is and isn’t in the lineup. They need him back and healthy ASAP.
Through 20 games, Miller has scored five goals and collected five assists. That’s solid production for a player who has mostly been getting bottom-six minutes.
Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault predicted the highly anticipated showdown would be “a New York classic.” It turned out to be a night to forget for the sluggish Blueshirts.
Since returning on Nov. 8, Rangers center Derek Stepan has been playing the most dominant hockey of his five-year NHL career.
the New York Rangers won their eighth consecutive game, 3-1, spoiling the debut of the New Jersey Devils’ revamped coaching staff on Saturday night.
Having extended their winning streak to six games, the Rangers are brimming with confidence.
Are the Rangers a playoff-caliber team? Certainly. Are they Stanley Cup contenders? It sure isn’t looking that way.
After being embarrassed by the lowly Edmonton Oilers on Sunday, the highly-motivated Rangers flipped the script by dominating the Metropolitan Division-leading Pittsburgh Penguins for the entirety of 60 minutes on Tuesday night.
Last season, the Rangers surprised many by reaching their first Stanley Cup Final since 1994. The 2014-15 Rangers have more of a youthful look after a number of familiar faces moved on to new teams.
The sting of the double-overtime loss in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals is mostly gone. However, don’t think for a second that it is forgotten by the New York Rangers.
The injury further compounds the Blueshirts’ already questionable situation at center.
It likely won’t wreck their season, but it is a major cause for concern. Stepan will miss an undetermined amount of time, the Rangers announced.