Ryan McDonagh’s first-period goal held up and Cam Talbot made 18 saves as the New York Rangers extended their winning streak to six with a 1-0 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday night.
Braden Holtby made 21 saves, Nicklas Backstrom had two goals and an assist and Alex Ovechkin scored a highlight-reel goal as the Capitals continued to roll with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.
John Tavares and Anders Lee scored 12 seconds apart in the third period, after the Islanders had been stymied by Vasilevskiy, and New York stunned the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 with a late comeback Saturday night.
Mats Zuccarrello scored in the shootout, and the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night for their fifth consecutive win
The Rangers’ best player is at the top of his game right now, and his teammates are jumping on his back and following his lead.
Nash means business. So do the Rangers. It’s been a truly amazing return to form for No. 61.
Henrik Lundqvist’s fifth shutout of the season was a breeze.
Mats Zuccarello had two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 29 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-1 victory over the slumping Vancouver Canucks on Saturday night.
Trevor Daley and Shawn Horcoff scored in the second period to help the Dallas Stars recover after giving up a two-goal lead and beat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 Saturday night.
Kyle Okposo and Lubomir Visnovsky scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, and the New York Islanders beat Chicago 3-2 on Saturday night to snap the Blackhawks’ NHL-best, eight-game winning streak.
Once mumps invades a professional sports dressing room, it finds a fertile breeding ground and the NHL is finding that it is not easy to get rid of.
Brodeur had played all of his 1,259 career games for the Devils before his first Blues appearance. There are now only seven goalies in team history that played their entire NHL “careers” for New Jersey.
Jay Beagle and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 3:25 apart in the second period and Braden Holtby stopped 33 shots to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.
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.
New York hasn’t won eight straight home contests since a nine-game run during the 1989-90 season.