The New York Islanders are fortunate to have six hopeful Olympians, five of which will probably make the final cut to represent their respective countries. What impact does that have and what are their odds?
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.
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.
Neil Keefe is joined by Brian Monzo to talk about the Rangers’ first-round matchup with the Senators and whether or not Chris Kreider will play.
The Rangers have character. And when the Blueshirts face-off against the Senators, they’ll need to show it. With the Garden rocking, I would expect nothing less.
Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Eastern Conference opening round predictions and wasn’t afraid to pick a few first round upsets.
Ben Bishop made 25 saves in his home debut with the Senators, and Ottawa beat the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers 4-1 Thursday night.
It was a dismal President’s Day afternoon for the New York Islanders and they were blanked by the Ottawa Senators, 6-0.
Craig Anderson made 34 saves for his first shutout of the season, Jason Spezza scored twice, and the Ottawa Senators beat the surging New York Rangers 3-0 on Thursday night.
In losing to the basement-dwelling Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night, the Devils lost more than just a hockey game. They lost their air of invincibility.
Marian Gaborik is expected to be with the Rangers on Friday night when they visit Ottawa, but whether he will play is uncertain as New York attempts to avoid a fourth consecutive loss.
The New Jersey Devils continue to struggle and are mired in their fourth three-game losing streak of the season. The return of their future Hall of Fame goaltender may inspire a turnaround.
Michael Sauer scored his first NHL goal on a power play with 5:19 left to break a tie, and the New York Rangers went on to beat the Ottawa Senators 5-3 on Thursday night.
Jason Spezza had a goal and three assists and the Ottawa Senators beat the Islanders 4-1 Thursday night and handed New York its sixth straight loss.