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J. P. Parise (Credit: Twitter via @NYIslanders)

J.P. Parise, Former Islander And Father Of Zach, Dies At 73

J.P. Parise, a Minnesota North Stars standout who also played for Canada in a landmark series against the Soviet Union in 1972, has died of lung cancer. He was 73.

01/08/2015

Derick Brassard celebrates his goal with Dominic Moore and J.T. Miller against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on January 7, 2015 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Put NHL On Notice Ahead Of LA Showdown

Look up and down the lineup. Every player is contributing. And Wednesday’ night’s win over NHL-best Anaheim was a statement to the rest of the league.

01/08/2015

Jaroslav Halak (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hendricks Scores Twice As Edmonton Ends Islanders’ Streak

The Oilers put the game away with 2 1/2 minutes left as Hendricks scored his second of the game and fifth of the season from his knees into an empty net.

01/05/2015

FILE -- A close up view of the action in the front row as the Colorado Avalanche face the New York Rangers at the Pepsi Center on November 19, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Rangers 5-1.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Rangers Score 4 In 1st Period, Rout Sabres 6-1

Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider and Rick Nash scored power-play goals 2:32 apart in the first period, and the surging New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.

01/03/2015

Jaromir Jagr #68 and Scott Gomez #21 of the New Jersey Devils celebrate Jagr's goal as Ray Emery #29 of the Philadelphia Flyers reacts on January 3, 2015 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Jagr Scores 3, Devils Beat Flyers 5-2

Jaromir Jagr scored three times to spark a rare offensive outburst by the New Jersey Devils as they beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Saturday night.

01/03/2015

Fans cheer during the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park on January 1, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Silverman: NHL’s Winter Classic Is A Gimmick That Needs To Go Away

While everyone likes to say how wonderful it is, it’s time for a little truth. These outdoor games are ridiculous, and they diminish the sport.

01/02/2015

Derek Stepan  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Stepan’s Contributions Proving Vital For Surging Rangers

Since returning on Nov. 8, Rangers center Derek Stepan has been playing the most dominant hockey of his five-year NHL career.

01/01/2015

Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers

Talbot, Rangers Edge Hurricanes For 6th Win In Row

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.

12/21/2014

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals takes a penalty shot against Cory Schneider #35 of the New Jersey Devils during their game at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past Devils

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.

12/20/2014

Kyle Okposo of the New York Islanders celebrates after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at  Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Dec. 20, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Islanders Rally Late, Stun Lightning 3-1

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.

12/20/2014

Brad Malone of the Carolina Hurricanes battles for possession of the puck against J.T. Miller, left, of the New York Rangers during their NHL game at PNC Arena on December 20, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

Rangers Beat Hurricanes 3-2 In Shootout

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

12/20/2014

Rick Nash (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Aggressive Nash Has Rangers Pointed Toward Top Of East

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.

12/17/2014

FILE -- Rick Nash (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Red-Hot Rick Nash In Early Mix For Hart Trophy

Nash means business. So do the Rangers. It’s been a truly amazing return to form for No. 61.

12/17/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lundqvist, Rangers Beat Oilers For 3rd Straight Win

Henrik Lundqvist’s fifth shutout of the season was a breeze.

12/15/2014

The Rangers' Mats Zuccarello tips the puck past goalie Ryan Miller  of the Vancouver Canucks for his second goal of the night on Dec. 13, 2014. (credit: Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Zuccarello Leads Rangers Past Canucks, 5-1

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.

12/14/2014

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