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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

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)

Hartnett: NHL Will Look Like April Fools If Byfuglien Escapes Ban

That was as bad of a cross-checking incident as you’re going to see in an 82-game season. It’s time to get tough, NHL. Throw the book at Byfuglien.

04/01/2015

Detroit Red Wings v New York Islanders

Islanders Hold On For Huge Win Over Red Wings

Frans Nielsen’s goal 16 seconds into the second period broke a 3-3 tie and the New York Islanders held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 for their first home win this month.

03/30/2015

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19: Cam Talbot #33 of the New York Rangers prepares for the game against the Vancouver Canucks on February 19, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ovechkin, Chimera Score 2 Each In Caps’ Win Over Rangers

Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Jason Chimera added two goals in the third period to rally the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.

03/30/2015

Anaheim Ducks v New Jersey Devils

Gibson Makes 26 Saves, Ducks Beat Devils For 3rd Straight

John Gibson made 26 saves and the Anaheim Ducks took another step to securing the NHL’s best regular-season record with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday night.

03/30/2015

Devils goalie Cory Schneider. (Photo by Ben Nelms/Getty Images)

Staal, Faulk Score In 3rd, Lead Hurricanes Past Devils 3-1

Eric Staal and Justin Faulk scored in the third period, and Carolina beat New Jersey 3-1 on Saturday night.

03/28/2015

Nick Boynton while with the Philadelphia Flyers in 2011. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Coyotes Broadcaster Charged With Assault In Buffalo Casino Incident

The Buffalo Police Department said the 36-year-old native of Ontario, Canada, became abusive toward patrons and bit the hand of an officer trying to subdue him.

03/27/2015

Jodie Meeks #20 of the Detroit Pistons prepares to shoot a free throw against the Toronto Raptors on March 24, 2015 at the Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (Photo by B. Sevald/Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jared Max: How Would You Change Professional Sports?

If you could implement one new rule in the NFL, MLB, NBA and NHL, what changes would you make?

03/26/2015

BOSTON, MA - MAY 03: David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins loses his helmet in a scuffle with members of the Montreal Canadiens in the third period in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on May 3, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NHL Playoffs: Six Potential Matchups We’re Dying To See

The hits are getting harder, the intensity is ramping up and it’s almost time for the best part of the NHL season.

03/26/2015

Nick Leddy (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

Authorities Investigating Twitter Troll For Threats Against Islanders’ Leddy

The account — which has been suspended — was targeting Nick Leddy for months prior to Tuesday’s escalation and it’s unclear whether the user was identified, according to Newsday.

03/25/2015

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers celebrates his second goal of the game against the Anaheim Ducks on March 22, 2015 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers Make Statement With Rout Of West-Leading Ducks

Derek Stepan broke out of a long slump with two goals and an assist, and the New York Rangers caught the Western Conference-leading Anaheim Ducks atop the NHL standings with a 7-2 rout Sunday night.

03/23/2015

Jaroslav Halak #41 of the New York Islanders makes a save on a shot by Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils during the third period at the Prudential Center on March 21, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Halak Shutout, Strome Goal Help Islanders End 4-Game Skid

Jaroslav Halak made 26 saves in his return to the lineup, and the New York Islanders snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

(Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Rangers Hold Off Hurricanes, Win 3-2 In SO

Jesper Fast and J.T. Miller scored, and Mats Zuccarello had the lone goal in the shootout as the New York Rangers edged the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 on Saturday night.

03/21/2015

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