Goalie Cam Talbot and the New York Rangers moved atop the Metropolitan Division by beating the Washington Capitals 3-1 Wednesday night, while overcoming Alex Ovechkin’s league-leading 45th goal.
Derick Brassard scored 32 seconds into overtime and Cam Talbot made 29 saves for his fifth shutout of the season in the New York Rangers’ 1-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.
Mats Zuccarello and Derick Brassard both had two assists, and the New York Rangers rebounded from a rare regulation loss and sent the NHL-leading Nashville Predators to their season-worst third straight defeat.
Sheppard had five goals and 11 assists in 57 games with San Jose this season.
Yandle has been one of the league’s best offensive-minded defensemen with 41 points in 63 games this season and has been the anchor of Arizona’s power play unit.
Martin St. Louis scored two goals and added one in the shootout, and the New York Rangers blew a three-goal lead but won for the ninth time in 12 games by beating the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 in a shootout on Sunday night.
Rick Nash had a goal and assist, and Mackenzie Skapski stopped 24 shots in his NHL debut in the New York Rangers’ 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night.
Rick Nash scored his NHL-best 35th goal early in a four-goal third period, and the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Saturday night to give coach Alain Vigneault his 500th career win.
Kevin Hayes had a goal and two assists and the New York Rangers survived a third-period rally to beat the reeling Colorado Avalanche 6-3 on Thursday night.
Ales Hemsky scored 1:02 into overtime as the Dallas Stars overcame a late tying goal by New York’s Chris Kreider to snap a three-game skid with a 3-2 win over the Rangers on Sunday night.
Dan Boyle scored a deflected goal 8:10 into the third period, Rick Nash and Mats Zuccarello added insurance late, and the New York Rangers beat the pesky Florida Panthers 6-3 on Monday night.
Max Pacioretty broke up a scoreless deadlock with 4:17 left to lift the Montreal Canadiens to a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.
Jaroslav Halak faced more traffic on the ice inside than in the snow outside. He handled both nearly flawlessly and carried the Islanders to yet another win over the Rangers.
Carl Hagelin deflected in Derek Stepan’s slick backhand pass 2:55 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night.
Marc Staal and Chris Kreider both scored and Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night.