Marc Staal is one of the league’s foremost shutdown defenseman. Unless the Rangers receive an unexpected stroke of luck, they will need to figure out how to cope with losing Staal for an extended period of time.
After earning his first NHL shutout in only his second career start, Martin Jones might be yet another potential star in the Los Angeles Kings’ crease.
J.T. Miller clearly believes in his own abilities. That’s a very healthy asset for a 20-year-old trying to cement a place on an NHL roster.
If the Islanders are going to snap out of this funk, they must adopt an all-hands-on-deck mentality. I’ll say this, though, the kids have done their part.
Derek Roy and David Backes scored power-play goals 2:31 apart in the second period to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-1 win over the struggling New York Islanders on Thursday night.
With Henrik Lundqvist’s extension completed, Glen Sather is going to need to get very creative to supply the goaltender with the talent required for a legitimate Stanley Cup run.
David Desharnais scored the tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and added a goal in the shootout as the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Devils.
According to a report, the deal is for seven years and $59.5 million. The new contract would make Lundqvist the highest-paid goalie in the league starting in the 2014-15 season.
The New Jersey Devils announced on Wednesday that forward Ryan Carter has been placed on the injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 30.
Martin Brodeur had grown accustomed to seeing his father, Denis, a renowned photographer working Montreal Canadiens games.
Henrik Lundqvist will have to wait his turn. Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault announced that Cam Talbot will start in goal against the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night.
Kreider’s blazing speed, dominant natural strength on the puck and assertive style of play is earning him significant attention in the Calder Trophy race.
Cory Schneider made 15 saves to record his second shutout of the season and the 11th of his NHL career in the Devils’ 1-0 win over the Sabres.
Chris Kreider scored three goals, Rick Nash added a goal and two assists as the Rangers spoiled the return of former coach John Tortorella.
Had John Tortorella allowed offensively-gifted players to express themselves — he might’ve lifted the Stanley Cup down The Canyon of Heroes and been universally loved by Rangers fans.