Ruslan Fedotenko’s go-ahead goal in the third period gave the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory on Tuesday over the Minnesota Wild and some more space in the tightened Eastern Conference playoff race.
Frans Nielsen scored the only goal in the shootout while Al Montoya had his glove in good form, giving the New York Islanders their first extra-time victory of the season.
This week took some twists and turns. Some players still don’t know how to hit legally. It’s time for the Friday Five.
The Minnesota Wild scored three goals on their first four shots and sent New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur to the bench in the first period of a 4-2 win over the Devils on Friday night.
The far-reaching air disaster in Western Russia sadly claimed the lives of many celebrated former Rangers, Devils and Islanders representing Lokomotiv Yaroslav.
The family of former Rangers left winger Derek Boogaard is enduring another round of heartache. Derek’s brother was charged Friday with providing the prescription drug that contributed to the NHL player’s overdose death in May.
The New Jersey Devils acquired Maxim Noreau from the Minnesota Wild on Thursday, in exchange for forward David McIntyre.
A medical examiner in Minnesota has ruled the death of Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard was an accident, due to mixing alcohol and oxycodone.
It may be weeks before authorities know exactly how and why New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard died.
The NHL has issued a 10 game suspension to Isles forward Trevor Gillies following an ejection in Wednesday’s game with Minnesota after a hit from behind on Wild winger Cal Clutterbuck.
The Minnesota Wild beat New York 3-1 on Thursday night to finish off the Rangers’ winless three-game homestand.
The Rangers will try to create some breathing room in the tightening Eastern Conference playoff race against the Wild on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Blake Comeau scored two goals, Al Montoya made 33 saves in non-taxing fashion, and the New York Islanders beat the sluggish Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Wednesday night.
The Wild look to extend their winning streak over the Islanders to six Wednesday night.
Clayton Stoner scored a lucky goal and Jose Theodore made 21 saves as the Minnesota Wild beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Tuesday night.