New York Rangers
More than a few eyebrows were raised when the Rangers committed a five-year contract worth $25 million to 27-year-old center Derick Brassard. Those eyebrows are not raised anymore.
Derick Brassard scored a power-play goal 1:50 into overtime, after Detroit tied it in the closing seconds of regulation, to give the New York Rangers their fifth straight victory over the Red Wings, 4-3.
Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.
The Rangers are battered and bruised on the blue line, and if the other areas of strength on this team do not step up, the Blueshirts will slip in the Metropolitan Division and the Eastern Conference to very precipitous depths.
The injury-ravaged Rangers will be without inspirational captain and all-situation defenseman Ryan McDonagh for the majority of a packed November schedule.
Evander Kane and Blake Wheeler scored in the shootout to lift the Winnipeg Jets to 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday night.
At this stage of his career, it’s crucial that Moore gets consistent playing time to prove that he can repair his damaged image.
The decision was handed out by the league’s Department of Player Safety following an in-person hearing with Moore, who is considered a repeat offender.
The agency headed by Tony Godsick — who has worked with 17-time major champion Federer for nearly a decade — will represent New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist for off-ice marketing deals.
John Moore could be in line for a suspension from the NHL. The game was surprisingly rough considering these teams are in different conferences and meet only twice per season.
What unfolded was a comeback for the ages. The Rangers showed their fight, unleashing a hurricane in the form of Derick Brassard, Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello.
Since making his NHL debut Dec. 28, 2010, Chris Mueller has been a wandering nomad, travelling from city to city hoping to force his way onto an NHL roster for a full season. He may not have to move again.
Kevin Klein scored 2:42 into overtime, and the New York Rangers rallied from a two-goal deficit in the third period to beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Tuesday night.
Even though Hayes is fresh out of college and only four games into his NHL career, head coach Alain Vigneault is impressed with Hayes’ poise with the puck and intelligent decision-making.
Nash has been an ever-present force, extinguishing any concerns that his $7.8 million annual salary through the 2017-18 season would be a burden on the Blueshirts.