Max Pacioretty had three goals, Scott Gomez netted his first in more than a year, and the Montreal Canadiens beat the New York Islanders 4-2 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Zach Parise scored two goals, including the go-ahead tally with 2:44 remaining, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 on Thursday night.
The Devils return from the All-Star break with a busy week as they face the Rangers, Canadiens, Flyers and Penguins.
‘The Great One,’ Wayne Gretzky turns 51 today. During a dark time in Rangers’ history, Gretzky illuminated Madison Square Garden.
John Tortorella and his Rangers will not be distracted by owner James Dolan’s Stanley Cup prediction. They’re taking it one day at a time but signs are definitely encouraging.
It’s been a long time since we’ve had good reason to complain about the Rangers. So what needs to change?
Montreal Canadiens ended a three-game skid with a 4-1 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.
Patrik Elias scored twice, including his team-record 348th goal, and the New Jersey Devils spoiled Randy Cunneyworth’s NHL coaching debut with a 5-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens
Petteri Nokelainen scored with 6:15 remaining as the Montreal Canadiens recovered after giving up a two-goal lead in the third period, beating the New York Islanders 5-3 Tuesday night.
The Canadiens snapped a two-game losing streak, while the Devils fell for the sixth time in their last eight games. It was only Montreal’s second win in the last eight games.
The new NHL realignment for 2012-13 will reintroduce old rivalries and add further emphasis on current ones. The four-conference system could also create unique Stanley Cup Finals match-ups if a semifinal-Stanley Cup draw is introduced.
Carey Price made 17 saves for his second straight shutout, and the Montreal Canadiens ended New York’s seven-game winning streak with a 4-0 win over the Rangers on Saturday night.
Rick DiPietro made 24 saves in relief of injured starter Evgeni Nabokov, and Matt Moulson scored a key goal in the New York Islanders’ 4-3 win over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday night.
Despite his obstacles, Sean Avery has thrust himself back into the NHL spotlight — and has made a significant impact on the Rangers’ seven-game winning streak.
The Rangers faced two difficult Western Conference opponents in the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks, coming away with the full 4 points. Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh and Martin Biron spoke about their recent play.