Frans Nielsen and Kyle Okposo scored first-period goals, and the New York Islanders went on to a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
Ben Bishop had a milestone game against one of the NHL’s greatest goalies.
Scottie Upshall scored the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Friday night.
The Rangers at least have some hope with Alain Vigneault behind the bench. The Canucks have none of that with John Tortorella, whose head coaching career is almost certainly in its final weeks.
Proposals include adding more time to the current four-on-four overtime, instituting a three-on-three element and having teams switch ends with the hope that the long line change leads to more mistakes and odd-man rushes.
Henrik Lundqvist earned his 300th NHL victory and 49th career shutout in the New York Rangers’ 3-0 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday.
The league on Thursday announced that the Devils would be allowed to keep a first-round draft pick it was scheduled to forfeit this year. It also reduced the $3 million fine assessed against the team.
It was a move the Rangers had to make. Hockey royalty has arrived at Madison Square Garden in the form of ageless 38-year-old winger Martin St. Louis.
Ryan Callahan couldn’t find common ground on a new contract with the Rangers, and now he’s bound for Tampa Bay.
After plenty of trade speculation, legendary goalie Martin Brodeur is staying in New Jersey as the NHL trade deadline came and went.
The rumored trade would send the NHL’s all-time win leader goaltender to Minnesota and make tonight’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings his last time in red and black.
The Rangers’ next game is Wednesday against Toronto, hours after the NHL’s trading deadline — and whether Ryan Callahan is still with the team at that point is anyone’s guess.
I know it happens all the time. Icons come to a mutual agreement with their long-time employers and switch uniforms for one last hurrah. But I don’t want Martin Brodeur to join that club.
Lubomir Visnovsky scored 1:55 into overtime as the New York Islanders outlasted the Toronto Maple Leafs in a wild 5-4 contest Thursday night.