New York Rangers

Kevin Hayes of the New York Rangers celebrates his first NHL goal at 7:18 of the third period against the San Jose Sharks at Madison Square Garden on October 19, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers’ Rookie Kevin Hayes Looks Like The Real Deal

Rookie center Kevin Hayes has special written all over him. The 22-year-old Boston College graduate has adapted quickly to the demands of the fast-paced NHL, earning the trust of teammates and head coach Alain Vigneault.

12/11/2014

Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers celebrates his game-winning goal at 3:45 of overtime against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on December 8, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Ultra-Tough Kevin Klein Has Been The Rangers’ Savior

Klein has been the one Rangers defenseman who has been dependable in all areas of the ice over the span of 26 games.

12/09/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 26: Cedrick Desjardins #40 of the New York Rangers stop a shot against the Chicago Blackhawks during a preseason game at the United Center on September 26, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The Rangers defeated the Blackhawks 4-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Helm Leads Red Wings Past Rangers 3-2

Darren Helm and the Detroit Red Wings rallied Saturday night to top the New York Rangers 3-2 and give coach Mike Babcock his 500th career victory.

12/06/2014

Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers is hit into the boards by Radko Gudas #7 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period at Madison Square Garden on December 1, 2014.(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Oh How The Mighty Rangers Have Fallen

Are the Rangers a playoff-caliber team? Certainly. Are they Stanley Cup contenders? It sure isn’t looking that way.

12/02/2014

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 01: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning celebrates a shorthanded empty net goal by Ondrej Palat #18 against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on December 1, 2014 in New York City. The Lightning defeated the Rangers 6-3.   (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lightning Beat Rangers 6-3 On Strong Night From Connolly, Johnson

Brett Connolly’s second goal of the game during a third-period power play lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning to their third straight win over the New York Rangers, 6-3 on Monday night.

12/02/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

St. Louis Reaches Major Milestone, Rangers Put It All Together In Philly

Martin St. Louis reached 1,000 career points with a goal and an assist, Cam Talbot made 26 saves and the New York Rangers beat the slumping Philadelphia Flyers 3-0 Friday.

11/28/2014

Islanders fans (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: 20 Things New York Sports Fans Can Be Thankful For

If you look hard, there were some moments and players from 2014 that made us thankful that we are who we are: loyal Big Apple sports fans to the core.

11/26/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

What Fans Of Each Local Team Have To Be Thankful For

It hasn’t been a very good year for New York sports franchises, but it’s important not to get lost in the moment.

11/26/2014

Martin St. Louis fights for the puck with Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden on November 23, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ St. Louis Heads Back To Tampa 2 Points Shy Of Magical 1,000

Martin St. Louis used to own Tampa, Fla. Now he’s simply a visitor on a quest.

11/25/2014

UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 24: The New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers watch the action during overtime at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on November 24, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. The Islanders defeated the Flyers 1-0 in the shootout. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

In First Place, Islanders Tickets Most Expensive In Past Five Seasons

If the New York Islanders are trying to prove that they’re for real this year, they’ve made a great case for themselves this far into the young season.

11/25/2014

Martin St. Louis fights for the puck with Max Pacioretty of the Montreal Canadiens at Madison Square Garden on November 23, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Martin St. Louis Sets The Tone For A Rangers Turnaround

The 39-year-old winger was a force throughout Sunday’s victory over Montreal, harassing the Habs with his legs and executing an array of jaw-dropping passes.

11/24/2014

An exterior view of the First Niagara Center  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Shifts Rangers’ Game At Buffalo To February 20

The NHL is juggling its schedule to squeeze in a postponed game between the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers.

11/21/2014

Greg Waters (L) tries to remove some of the five feet of snow from a driveway on November 20, 2014 in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, New York. (Photo by John Normile/Getty Images)

Friday’s Rangers-Sabres Game In Buffalo Postponed Because Of Snow

The NHL has postponed the Sabres’ home game against the New York Rangers on Friday night due to a severe lake-effect storm hitting the Buffalo region.

11/20/2014

Kevin Klein clears the puck ahead of Sean Couturier of the Philadelphia Flyers on November 19, 2014 at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Klein-Del Zotto Swap Remains One Of Sather’s Great Steals

The Rangers pulled the plug on MDZ at the right time. Meanwhile, Kevin Klein has been trusted to play an increased role this season — and it’s paying off.

11/20/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 19:  Cam Talbot #33 of the New York Rangers stops a shot in the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on November 19, 2014 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Talbot Picks Up First ‘W’ Of The Season With 2-0 Shutout Of Flyers

Cam Talbot made 31 saves for his first win of the season and fourth career NHL shutout, and the New York Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

11/20/2014

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