Cam Talbot has often carried the short-handed New York Rangers – who suffered another key injury this week – but he’s expected to get some well-deserved rest Saturday night.
Boychuk’s long-term extension assures that the Isles’ top two defensemen will stick together long after the team relocates to Brooklyn. And if all goes according to plan, they’ll be bringing a banner with them.
Last season’s unexpected surge to the Stanley Cup Final was not a fluke. It was practice.
Tuesday night will mark the final Rangers-Islanders regular-season epic at Nassau Coliseum. And with everything that’s at stake, it’s sure to be a good one.
While some players get caught up in the emotions, Rangers center Derick Brassard wills himself into thriving. You saw it again on Sunday.
Derick Brassard scored 32 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot made 29 saves for his fifth shutout of the season in the New York Rangers’ 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Having the New Jersey Devils’ first Stanley Cup championship team on hand for a 20th-anniversary celebration seemingly rubbed off on the current team.
Jonathan Huberdeau scored the deciding shootout goal to lift the Florida Panthers over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Saturday night.
Brandon Dubinsky had a goal and an assist in returning to the lineup from a concussion, and the injury-riddled Columbus Blue Jackets snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Martin, who was given a major penalty and was ejected from Tuesday night’s 3-2 overtime loss at Dallas, struck Daley just 1:48 into the game.
Watching the Rangers-Predators game on television on Monday night brought me back 25 years to Christmas morning when I tried to explain to my mother how to view the 3-D Magic Eye print I had bought her.
One day Yandle was at a kid’s birthday party in Arizona, and way out of the Stanley Cup playoff chase. The next, he stepped into the thick of the fight. The All-Star defenseman couldn’t be happier.
Credit Devils radio play-by-play man Matt Loughlin for this stat: Cory Schneider has now started 97 games with NJ. The Devils have scored two or fewer goals in 67 of those games, three or fewer in 81.
There will be plenty of Rangers fans shocked upon learning that super-prospect Anthony Duclair is heading to Arizona. But for GM Glen Sather, this was a no-brainer.
Yandle has been one of the league’s best offensive-minded defensemen with 41 points in 63 games this season and has been the anchor of Arizona’s power play unit.