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Vincent Lecavalier of the Tampa Bay Lightning (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Brad Richards of the New York Rangers (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Lecavalier Buyout Impacts Chances Of Richards-Rangers Breakup

First, it was the Philadelphia Flyers announcing Briere’s buyout, then the Lightning sending Lecavalier packing. Are the Rangers ready to break up with Brad Richards?


Mark Streit (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Islanders Trade Mark Streit To Flyers For 4th-Round Pick, Harper

The slanders have traded captain Mark Streit — and his negotiating rights — to the Flyers in exchange for forward Shane Harper and a fourth-round draft pick in 2014.


Robbie Rogers (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

MLS And Players’ Union Partner On Anti-Discrimination Campaign

Major League Soccer and its players’ union are partnering in an anti-discrimination campaign, a move less than a month after Robbie Rogers signed with the Los Angeles Galaxy and became the first openly-gay male athlete to play in a major U.S. professional league.


John Tavares

Playoff-Bound Isles Lose To The Flyers In Philly

The Islanders are headed to the playoffs for the first time in six seasons, but failed to earn a point for the first time in 12 games by losing to the Flyers on Thursday.


Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils Finally Win A Game, Blank Flyers To Keep Slim Playoff Hopes Alive

Martin Brodeur stopped 23 shots for his 121st career shutout to keep New Jersey’s slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.


Ryan Callahan and Brad Richards of the New York Rangers. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Heart-On-Sleeve Mentality Will Carry Rangers Into Playoffs

Question the collective talent of this team? Go ahead, be my guest. That’s entirely fair. Question their collective desire? That’s a different story altogether.


Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Rangers Lose Ground To Isles, Ottawa With Bad Loss In Philadelphia

Brayden Schenn, Erik Gustafsson and Kimmo Timonen scored to give Philadelphia’s faint playoff hopes a boost, and the Flyers beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Tuesday night for their second win in two nights.


Michael Grabner is mobbed by teammates after scoring the eventual game-winning goal late in the second period of the Islanders’ 4-1 victory over the visiting Flyers on April 9, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Unstoppable, Beat Up Flyers And Grab 7th Alone In The East

The third period was often a dreaded 20 minutes for the New York Islanders this season. Not anymore.


Ryane Clowe (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Admit To Botching Offseason By Giving Up Picks For Ryane Clowe

The Rangers, who are currently in ninth place, are hoping that rugged winger Ryane Clowe’s tenacity can help them climb up the Eastern Conference ladder.


John Tavares (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Continue Road Warrior Mentality, Earn First 3-Game Winning Streak

Colin McDonald scored two goals, Josh Bailey tallied the clinching score in the shootout and the Islanders won again on the road, coming up with a 4-3 shootout victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night.


John Tortorella (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Talk Of John Tortorella Getting Ax From Rangers Is Highly Ridiculous

I ask Rangers fans to carefully examine which side of the fence they’re on. Ridding of Tortorella before season’s end or in the summer would probably set the Rangers back a decade.


The Rangers’ Chris Kreider, right, takes the shot at Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov during the third period at the Wells Fargo Center on March 26, 2013 in Philadelphia. The Rangers defeated the Flyers 5-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Rout Flyers, Hold Onto 8th And Give Tortorella 400th Career Victory

The New York Rangers are looking to build some steam for a playoff push. Philadelphia was the perfect place to start.


David Clarkson

Clarkson Scores, But Desperate Flyers Take Down Devils In Shootout

Matt Read and Claude Giroux both scored goals in the shootout to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.


Andrei Loktionov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Loktionov Success Just Another Example Of Lamoriello’s Mastery As Devils GM

The player who couldn’t find his place in LA and was cast aside by the Kings is turning out to be the Devils’ treasure.


The Devils’ Ilya Kovalchuk, right, celebrates with teammate Stephen Gionta after scoring a short-handed goal in first period against the Flyers at the Prudential Center on March 13, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Devils Have An Easy Time With Stumbling And Bumbling Flyers

Ilya Kovalchuk capped New Jersey’s three-goal first period with his NHL-leading fourth short-handed goal, and the Devils beat the mistake-prone Philadelphia Flyers 5-2 on Wednesday night.