Isles Take Over 3rd Place In The Metropolitan Division With 4-1 Win Over RangersGoaltender Thomas Greiss made 36 saves as the New York Islanders took over third place in the Metropolitan Division with a 4-1 victory against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night.
Division Champs! Rangers Clinch Metro With Win Over WildThe Rangers clinched the Metropolitan Division title, naturally, on the road Thursday night. Now they can focus on getting back to the Stanley Cup Final.
Rangers Take Control Of Metro Division With Win Over CapitalsGoalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin's league-leading 45th goal.
Hartnett: Expect Fireworks When Rangers, Isles Meet At The ColiseumTuesday 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.
Ranking The 8 Teams In The NHL's Metropolitan DivisionWith the start of the NHL regular season just a few weeks away, the Rangers, Islanders and Devils are gearing up for what should be a tight battle within the Metropolitan Division.
Friedman: Enough Excuses — Isles Must Return To Playoffs This SeasonThis is a pivotal year for the Islanders, and they’re going to be under a ton of pressure to come through. Fortunately for them, playing in the Metropolitan Division makes that task significantly less difficult.
Hartnett: Next 5 Games Will Define The Devils' SeasonThe jury is still out on whether the Devils will contend for a playoff seed. Their depth will be tested against three loaded Pacific Division foes and the Metropolitan Division-leading Penguins.
Rangers Captain Ryan Callahan To Return On Monday Night Ryan Callahan will be on the ice on Monday night when the Rangers host the Ducks at Madison Square Garden. The captain missed nearly three weeks with a broken left thumb that he sustained in a game against the Capitals on Oct. 16.
Hartnett: Kreider Proving To Be A Lead Dog In Rangers' TurnaroundEver since his October 20 recall, Chris Kreider has been the Rangers' most effective player on a nightly basis.
Friedman: Islanders Keeping Pace Despite Plethora Of ProblemsIt’s hard to believe that, after all that’s transpired over the past six days, the New York Islanders (3-2-2) haven’t lost any ground in the Metropolitan Division standings.
Hartnett: Return Of Captain Callahan Comes At Crucial Time For RangersThe return of Callahan’s inspirational and wholehearted play couldn’t come at a more important time. New York’s preseason slump carried into Thursday’s regular-season opener as it lost to the Coyotes, 4-1.
Season Preview: Rangers HC Alain Vigneault Brings Softer Tone To MSG The message from the New York Rangers' bench might not be any different from in years past. The tone in which it is delivered most likely will be.