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Rangers Henrik Lundqvist Named Hart Finalist

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, center Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and center Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the finalists for the Hart Trophy for the NHL’s most valuable player in the regular season.


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Hartnett: Fearless Eastern Conference NHL Playoff Predictions

Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Eastern Conference opening round predictions and wasn’t afraid to pick a few first round upsets.


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Hartnett: Rangers’ Tortorella Is The Master Of Mind Games

John Tortorella knows when to push the right buttons. And Brooks Orpik’s knee-to-knee hit on Derek Stepan gave him another opportunity to work his mind games.


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Tortorella Blows His Top On ‘Whining’ Penguins Following Rangers’ Loss

Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves to tie the Pittsburgh franchise record for wins and the Penguins clinched home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs with a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.


Marty Reasoner

Bailey, Okposo Power Islanders To Home-And-Home Sweep Of Penguins

Sidney Crosby left briefly in the second period after being bloodied when he was struck in the face with the puck, but his return wasn’t enough for the slumping Pittsburgh Penguins, who were beaten again by the New York Islanders, 5-3 on Thursday night.


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Hartnett: Dominant First Line Could Put Rangers Over The Top

An ignited top line could be the final ingredient needed for the Rangers to make a deep playoff run.


Kyle Okposo

Islanders Do Rangers Huge Solid, Win In Pittsburgh For First Time Since 2007

Frans Nielsen scored twice and the New York Islanders won in Pittsburgh for the first time in more than four years with a 5-3 victory over the Penguins on Tuesday night.


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Devils Lose To Crosby, Penguins 5-2

Crosby scored in his second straight game to help the Penguins beat the Devils 5-2.


Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Rangers Need Clutch Win Over Red Wings

The Detroit Red Wings rarely come to NYC for a battle with the Rangers. It’s not often enough. The two Original Six teams will battle tonight at the Garden in what is now a close to must win for the Rangers.


Bryce Salvador of the New Jersey Devils checks Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Malkin And Streaking Penguins Dominate Devils, 5-2

Scorching-hot Pittsburgh Penguins put five goals past Martin Brodeur as the Devils lost 5-2 on Saturday.


Brandon Dubinsky

Penguins Send Message To Rangers, Cut East Lead To 4 Points

Sidney Crosby’s return after three months of inactivity didn’t hurt the chemistry of the Pittsburgh Penguins one bit as they surged closer to the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers.


Ryan Callahan and Stu Bickel

Penguins Blank Rangers, And Make It Look Easy

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 shots to tie Tom Barrasso’s franchise record for career shutouts and carry the Pittsburgh Penguins past the New York Rangers 2-0 on Tuesday night.


Evgeni Malkin

Malkin Takes Over In 3rd, Penguins Take Out Rangers

Richard Park scored the go-ahead goal 2:23 into the third period, Evgeni Malkin padded the lead with two, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.


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Lundqvist Steals 2 Points For Rangers In Pittsburgh

Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves and the surging New York Rangers beat slumping Pittsburgh 3-1 on Friday night.


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Monzo Minor: Rangers Handle Business Against Sid, Penguins

When the buzzer sounded and the Rangers walked away with a 4-3 win, the NHL was shown that the Blueshirts are perhaps the real deal.