Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New York Islanders in Game 6, 4-3 and won the series 4-2.
Rangers will host Game 6 of their first-round series against the Washington Capitals on Sunday, and they will need to win to force a deciding contest in the nation’s capital on Monday.
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Marc Staal is unsure when he’ll return to the Rangers’ lineup after suffering another setback.
Tune in to WFAN at 7 p.m. on Saturday as the Islanders take the ice at Nassau Coliseum for a critical Game 6 against the Penguins.
Tavares is among the three finalists for the NHL’s prestigious Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the player “adjudged to be the most valuable to his team.”
Sidney Crosby’s eye-popping goal provided the exclamation point in a 4-0 win in Game 5 on Thursday night as the Penguins took a 3-2 series lead.
Nobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.
Let’s face it, the Rangers have a lot of positives going for them right now. And they’re playing the sort of gritty hockey typical of a John Tortorella-coached team.
If the Blueshirts are going to come all the way back and knock out Washington, they need to figure out how to transport their Madison Square Garden offense to the nation’s capital.
he Islanders are playing like a confident bunch. And after evening up their best-of-seven playoff series against the mighty Pittsburgh Penguins, they’re talking like one, too.
King Henrik was named as one of three finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL’s top player between the pipes.
Die-hard fans have been screaming all along about New York’s turnaround. It just took the rest of us a little time to catch up.
In Game 3, the Rangers finally resembled the team that finished the regular season strongly, a team that no division-winner wants any part of.
When the Islanders began their rebuild in 2008, following a dismal season and a grim recognition of the severe lack of prospects and future pieces they had in their system, they did not need to look far for role models on how how to turn things around.
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