Derek Stepan had a goal and an assist, and the New York Rangers ended a three-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
Henrik Lundqvist knocked Anze Kopitar’s shootout shot over the net to earn his 200th NHL win and give the Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout, Brian Boyle’s goal forced overtime with 5:19 left in regulation, and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Atlanta Thrashers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Ville Leino had a goal and assist in the first period, and Mike Richards added a short-handed tally in the second for the road-tested Philadelphia Flyers, who held on for a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Roman Hamrlik and Tomas Plekanec had power-play goals, and the Montreal Canadiens scored three times in a span of 2:46 in the first period to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Saturday night.
Here are five things that I thought about at length during and following Tuesday night’s 2-1 loss to the Canadiens.
Mats Zuccarello scored in the second round of the shootout and Henrik Lundqvist was perfect in the tiebreaker to lift the New York Rangers over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Friday night.
Mats Zuccarello scored his first NHL goal 3:09 into overtime and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves to lift the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night.
With Marian Gaborik sidelined again, diminutive forward Mats Zuccarello will make his NHL debut at Madison Square Garden for the Rangers as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning.