While The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug is thrilling moviegoers, another “Hobbit” is captivating Rangers fans.
Carl Hagelin and Mats Zuccarello scored second-period goals, and backup Cam Talbot made 24 saves in the New York Rangers’ much-needed 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday night.
Josh Harding stopped 19 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the New Jersey Devils 4-0 Sunday night.
There will be a ton of pressure on Adam Henrique to step forward and be a key player for the Devils in 2013-14.
Recently-acquired Isles forward Cal Clutterbuck signed a four-year deal.
According to reports from Newsday, the New York Islanders are bringing back their goaltender and one of their best defensemen.
Niederreiter’s value had diminished and, under those circumstances, this was the best return GM Garth Snow was going to get in a trade for him. Truth be told, it’s not a bad one, either.
Islanders were busy Sunday during the NHL Draft, first trading Nino Neiderreiter to the Wild and selecting Ryan Pulock with the 15th pick.
Falk had three assists and 40 penalty minutes in 36 games last season with the Wild.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
The Blackhawks are likely going to get by the Wild without much more trouble the rest of the way. However, Quenneville & Co. now understand that Crawford can make the key save when the game is on the line.
After clinching the best record in the NHL, the Blackhawks will take on the eighth-seeded Wild in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
The New York Rangers traded rugged forward Mike Rupp to the Minnesota Wild on Monday for forwards Darroll Powe and Nick Palmieri.
Travis Zajac is picking up where he left off after a strong 2012 playoffs, as he has two goals in two games to begin the new season.
Throw all the pressure on him and new Devils captain Bryce Salvador has broad enough shoulders to handle whatever DeBoer and the Devils ask of him.