Keith Yandle

The Rangers' Rick Nash, left, scores a goal during the first period against the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Goats Turn Into Heroes As Lundqvist, Nash And St. Louis Power Rangers To Game 4 Rout

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots to rebound from two subpar performances and help the New York Rangers shut down the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Friday night in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals.

05/22/2015

Derek Stepan #21, Kevin Hayes #13 and Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers celebrate the win over the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yandle Is Showing That He Can Be Rangers’ Difference-Maker

During Sunday’s victory, Yandle became the only defenseman to record three 40-assist seasons since 2010-11.

03/23/2015

John Tavares is checked by Dan Girardi and Jesper Fast of the New York Rangers at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on January 27, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Expect Fireworks When Rangers, Isles Meet At The Coliseum

Tuesday night will mark the final Rangers-Islanders regular-season epic at Nassau Coliseum. And with everything that’s at stake, it’s sure to be a good one.

03/10/2015

Keith Yandle #93 of the New York Rangers skates in his first game as a Ranger against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden on March 2, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: With Zuccarello Signed And Yandle Added, Rangers Are Primed For Cup Run

With Mats Zuccarello signed for the long-term and newly acquired defenseman Keith Yandle added to their arsenal, the Rangers are primed for another run at Lord Stanley.

03/03/2015

Keith Yandle skates in his first game as a Ranger against the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden on March 2, 2015. The Rangers defeated the Predators 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Keith Yandle Feeling At Home After Rangers Debut: ‘It Was Awesome’

One day Yandle was at a kid’s birthday party in Arizona, and way out of the Stanley Cup playoff chase. The next, he stepped into the thick of the fight. The All-Star defenseman couldn’t be happier.

03/03/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: Keith Yandle #93 and Mats Zuccarello #36 of the New York Rangers celebrate their 4-1 victory over the Nashville Predators at Madison Square Garden on March 2, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Skate Past NHL-Leading Predators In Yandle’s Debut

Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat.

03/03/2015

Mats Zuccarello (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Rangers, Mats Zuccarello Agree To 4-Year Contract Extension

Mats Zuccarello isn’t going anywhere. According to ESPN.com, the Rangers and the 5-foot-7 winger have agreed to a four-year, $18 million extension.

03/02/2015

Keith Yandle (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yandle Trade Could Put Win-Now Rangers Over The Top

There will be plenty of Rangers fans shocked upon learning that super-prospect Anthony Duclair is heading to Arizona. But for GM Glen Sather, this was a no-brainer.

03/02/2015

San Jose Sharks v Arizona Coyotes

Arizona Sends Keith Yandle To Rangers For 2 Players, Picks

Yandle has been one of the league’s best offensive-minded defensemen with 41 points in 63 games this season and has been the anchor of Arizona’s power play unit.

03/01/2015

Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL Trade Deadline Figures To Have Some Names, Key Role Players

Serious plans for the NHL’s March 2 trade deadline are being made right now, and it’s all about making the best possible deal.

02/18/2015

J.T. Miller and New York Rangers GM Glen Sather. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: I’m Ready To Crown Penguins; Rangers Must Hold On To Best Assets At Deadline

It’s imperative that Rangers GM Glen Sather doesn’t make a reactionary trade after the Penguins acquire Jarome Iginla.

03/28/2013

Rick Nash (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) | Bobby Ryan (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Will Suffer If Sather Doesn’t Strike Right Deal

Rangers’ GM Glen Sather has the pieces required to land either Rick Nash or Bobby Ryan but must resist the urge to overpay to acquire either star forward.

06/22/2012