Alex Rodriguez homered on his 40th birthday, helping the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 6-2 Monday night.
Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani Gallardo won for the second time since mid-April and the Texas Rangers sent the New York Yankees to their 10th loss in 11 games with a 5-2 victory Sunday night.
Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula’s go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Shoo and Prince Fielder each had two hits in the third. Fielder finished with three RBIs and hit his third homer in a two games.
Tyler Johnson scored the first hat trick in Lightning playoff history and Tampa Bay got its high-scoring offense in gear and evened the Eastern Conference finals.
Dominic Moore scored with 2:25 to play and the New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday.
Derek Stepan scored 11:24 in overtime, lifting the New York Rangers past the Washington Capitals 2-1 and into the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.
Chris Kreider scored in the first minute and final second of the opening period, Rick Nash and Dan Boyle added goals in the third, and the New York Rangers held on to edge the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Sunday night and force a Game 7 in the second-round playoff series.
Chris Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the New York Rangers bounced back from a tough, last-second loss and defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 Saturday.
Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonough scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the New York Rangers won the opener of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers capped their stellar regular season with a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon.
Clarke MacArthur and Kyle Turris scored in a 1:04 span late in the second period and the Ottawa Senators’ continued their dazzling playoff push behind goaltender Andrew Hammond with a 3-0 victory.
Rick Nash scored his career-best 42nd goal, Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves and New York Rangers moved closer to securing home-ice advantage for the playoffs with a 6-1 victory Saturday over the New Jersey Devils.
Anthony Recker hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the New York Mets pulled out a 4-4 tie against the Texas Rangers on Saturday in the final exhibition game for both teams.
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.