New York Rangers
The Rangers have turned their miserable start around, but they must keep hitting the accelerator hard. If they do, their win over the Penguins will not be a fluke. It will be the jumping off point of a team that is going to be in contention for the Eastern Conference title for the remainder of the season.
Carl Hagelin scored two goals — one thanks to an opposing player — and Cam Talbot made 32 saves Thursday night to lead the Rangers past Columbus 4-2.
The Rangers sent a resounding message Wednesday night, not only to one of the best teams in the NHL, but also to their own general manager, Glen Sather: Leave us be. We’ll get it.
Perhaps a package of Girardi, Miller, a minor-league forward and a combination of draft picks could be enough to sway MacTavish into parting with Yakupov.
To come away with a victory over the mighty Pens, the Rangers must figure out how to add more of a cutting edge to their offensive game that was lacking against Anaheim.
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.
Ever since his October 20 recall, Chris Kreider has been the Rangers’ most effective player on a nightly basis.
Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves in his 47th NHL shutout, and the Rangers won their second straight and first at home with a 2-0 victory over Buffalo.
The Rangers announced that 26-year-old goaltender Cam Talbot will start in net for the Rangers on Tuesday at Nassau Coliseum.
While Hagelin’s inevitable Tuesday return will give the Rangers a significant lift, it’s clear that every man inside the locker room must accept their share of burden for the Rangers’ underwhelming 3-7-0 start.
The Rangers are hoping to get a boost from their highly-anticipated opener at a refurbished Madison Square Garden and the return of goaltender Henrik Lundqvist.
Alain Vigneault confirmed that Henrik Lundqvist will start for the Rangers in Monday’s home opener.
The New York Rangers are finally going home after a season-opening, nine-game road trip, and they are taking a hard-fought win with them.
Henrik Lundqvist is desperate to start in net when the Rangers hit the ice at remodeled MSG on Monday.
The New York Rangers just can’t figure out how to pick themselves up — even against the cellar-dwelling Philadelphia Flyers.