Rick Nash scored twice to lift his goal total to an NHL-high 28 and the New York Rangers drummed the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 on Sunday.
Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault predicted the highly anticipated showdown would be “a New York classic.” It turned out to be a night to forget for the sluggish Blueshirts.
It’s the game that has New York buzzing. The streaking Rangers and Metropolitan-leading Islanders will lock horns on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
When the Rangers and the Islanders take the ice Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden for their second meeting of the season, the rivalry will be back front and center in the minds of New Yorkers for the first time in a long while.
Look up and down the lineup. Every player is contributing. And Wednesday’ night’s win over NHL-best Anaheim was a statement to the rest of the league.
Rick Nash scored his 25th goal, Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves, and the New York Rangers beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Wednesday night for their 11th victory in 12 games.
How the Rangers fare on their California road swing could be a true measurement of their progress following last summer’s Stanley Cup Final defeat.
Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider and Rick Nash scored power-play goals 2:32 apart in the first period, and the surging New York Rangers rolled to a 6-1 victory over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.
It took 141 regular-season games and one extra day for Rick Nash to get his first hat trick with the New York Rangers.
The Rangers are a better team now than they were a year ago when they made it to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Rangers always seem to find a way to kick their game up a notch when Alex Ovechkin and the Caps enter MSG.
Rick Nash and Martin St. Louis each scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves and the New York Rangers extended their winning streak to seven games with a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.
The Rangers’ best player is at the top of his game right now, and his teammates are jumping on his back and following his lead.
Nash means business. So do the Rangers. It’s been a truly amazing return to form for No. 61.
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