New York Rangers
The Vancouver Canucks and Calgary Flames engaged in a wild first-period brawl Saturday night which later carried over to Canucks coach John Tortorella being involved in an alternation in the hallway outside of the Flames’ dressing room.
Derek Stepan broke a 13-game goal drought and Cam Talbot made 27 saves for his 10th win of the season as the Rangers won 4-1.
Lundqvist has recorded sparkling statistics in his past five games. “King Henrik” is 4-1-0 with a 1.40 goals-against average and .957 save percentage over the Rangers’ recent stretch that began with a belief-inspiring victory over the Blackhawks.
Mats Zuccarello broke up a scoreless duel between two Olympic goalies when he scored with 5:58 remaining, lifting the Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Carcillo began winning Rangers fans over during his Jan. 10 Garden debut against the Dallas Stars. Not only did he register eight crushing hits, he did so without spending a single minute in the penalty box.
From baseball and football to boxing and soccer to concerts and papal masses, the houses that Ruth and Jeter built have played host to just about everything. And now hockey!
On Wednesday, the ice truck arrived in the Bronx while a crew built roadways and staging around the stadium.
Dynamic Rangers winger Chris Kreider is starting to separate himself from the pack in a crowded Calder Trophy race.
Daniel Carcillo, Rick Nash and Derick Brassard scored less than 10 minutes into the game, and Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves as the New York Rangers routed the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Sunday night.
It appears that the Rangers are on the upswing. Nash is providing moments of sheer awe, the Blueshirts are executing on special teams and franchise goalie Henrik Lundqvist has found his game.
Rick Nash snapped a tie with 1:58 left, and the New York Rangers sent the Dallas Stars to their fifth straight loss, 3-2 on Friday night.
One win against Chicago is nice, but it’s not enough. They must take advantage of this four-game homestand if they are going to rescue their season.
Boomer was grinning from ear to ear Friday morning when the one and only Mark Messier stopped by the brand-new Allstate Studio for a visit.
On Wednesday night at the United Center “Madhouse,” King Henrik reclaimed his crown by earning a belief-inspiring victory over the defending Stanley Cup champs.
The fact that the Olympic hockey tournament takes place in the middle of an NHL season basically defies explanation. Too many things can happen, and none of them are good.