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Derick Brassard celebrates his goal, 28 seconds into the first period against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden on April 16, 2015.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Crosby, Penguins Get Even With 4-3 Win Over Rangers

Sidney Crosby scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night.

04/18/2015

ns on April 14, 2015 in London, Ontario, Canada. The Otters defeated the Knights 5-2 to win the series 4-0. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Edmonton Oilers Win NHL Draft Lottery And Chance To Select McDavid

The Edmonton Oilers won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick.

04/18/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

There’s nothing quite like playoff hockey and it’s finally time to break down the field that gets the opportunity to battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

04/15/2015

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NHL Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

There’s nothing quite like playoff hockey and it’s finally time to break down the field that gets the opportunity to battle for Lord Stanley’s Cup.

04/14/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes the save on Artem Anisimov #42 of the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 11, 2015 in Uniondale, New York. This is the last regular season game to be played in the building as it stands now. The team will relocate to the Barclay's Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York City starting in the 2015-16 season. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Beat Islanders In SO At Last Regular Season Game At Nassau Coliseum

Cam Atkinson and Alexander Wennberg scored in the shootout to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a wild 5-4 win over the New York Islanders on Saturday night in the last regular season game at Nassau Coliseum.

04/11/2015

Former Devils forward Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jagr Leads Panthers Past Devils 3-2

Jaromir Jagr had a goal and an assist, and the Florida Panthers beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday night in the season finale for each team.

04/11/2015

Nassau Coliseum (Photo by Peter Schwartz/CBSNewYork)

Islanders Fans Bid Farewell To Nassau Coliseum At Last Regular Season Game In Uniondale

Saturday night marks the last regular season game for the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum before they move to Barclays Center next season.

04/11/2015

at Verizon Center on March 11, 2015 in Washington, DC.

Rangers Complete Stellar Regular Season, Defeat Capitals 4-2

Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers capped their stellar regular season with a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon.

04/11/2015

John Tavares and the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on March 24, 2015. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Finally Clinch Playoff Berth With Help From Panthers

The Isles, facing a chance to get back to the postseason for the second time in three years, had been flirting with an epic collapse. But the slate is now wiped clean.

04/10/2015

New Jersey Devils v New York Rangers

Nash Nets 42nd, Lundqvist Sharp, Rangers Rout Devils

Rick Nash scored his career-best 42nd goal, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves and New York Rangers moved closer to securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs with a 6-1 victory Saturday over the New Jersey Devils.

04/04/2015

Buffalo Sabres v New York Islanders

Halak, Islanders Shut Out Sabres 3-0

Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves for his sixth shutout of the season and the New York Islanders earned a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

Nick Leddy, center, and other members of the New York Islanders celebrates the defenseman’s goal against the Nashville Predators at  Nassau Coliseum on Feb. 19, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Islanders Look To Gain Home Ice Advantage Against Sabres Saturday Night

New York continues its quest for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs when it hosts the NHL-worst Sabres on Saturday night.

04/04/2015

Derick Brassard and J.T. Miller (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Division Champs! Rangers Clinch Metro With Win Over Wild

The Rangers clinched the Metropolitan Division title, naturally, on the road Thursday night. Now they can focus on getting back to the Stanley Cup Final.

04/03/2015

Dustin Byfuglien of the Winnipeg Jets puts pressure on Mats Zuccarello of the New York Rangers in third-period action at the MTS Centre on March 31, 2015 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Jets’ Byfuglien Suspended 4 Games For Hit To Head Of Rangers’ Miller

The NHL suspended Dustin Byfuglien of the Winnipeg Jets for four games without pay on Thursday for his cross-check to the head of New York Rangers center J.T. Miller.

04/03/2015

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Jared Max: Is This The Rangers’ Year? As With Anything, Timing Is Everything

The Blueshirts possess the necessary elements to ignite like potassium chlorate or explode like Mentos in Diet Coke. How will this experiment end?

04/01/2015

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