Nash has been an ever-present force, extinguishing any concerns that his $7.8 million annual salary through the 2017-18 season would be a burden on the Blueshirts.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots and then all three attempts in a shootout, and Rick Nash scored the only goal in the tiebreaker to lift the New York Rangers over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1.
Rick Nash’s early season resurgence on the ice has coincided with joy off the ice. On Monday, his wife, Jessica, delivered a healthy baby boy named McLaren.
The Islanders and Rangers — and their fans — have been at each other’s throats for years. The rivalry lost some luster over the last decade, but it now appears to be back and healthier than ever.
On Thursday night, the Rangers entered a rowdy building in St. Louis and emerged as the victors thanks to a bit of magic from their top line. It will have to continue.
Rick Nash had two goals and an assist, including the tiebreaking score late in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 3-2 Thursday night in the first game of the season for both teams.
The sting of the double-overtime loss in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals is mostly gone. However, don’t think for a second that it is forgotten by the New York Rangers.
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If the Rangers are to return to the Stanley Cup Final, head coach Alain Vigneault will have to work some more magic.
The record will show that the Rangers lost 3-0 on Monday night, but they were not outplayed. They dominated for several stretches, but simply could not get the puck by Jonathan Quick.
Look no further than alternate captain Brad Richards as the main reason why the Rangers’ power play has fizzled. His overall game has disintegrated during the finals.
The Rangers’ Most Important Line Took A Beating In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. That cannot happen again if the Blueshirts are really serious about beating the Kings.
Game 1 goat Dan Girardi knows the Rangers can’t think about the past if they hope to raise the Cup in the near future. The best way to move on would be with a win Saturday.
It’s one thing to get by the Flyers, Penguins and Canadiens without consistent contributions from No. 61. The Kings are a different kind of animal, as we saw in Game 1.
The money is on the table in Game 6, and Tokarski was quite shaky in Game 5. No matter what Therrien says publicly about his goalie, this rookie is going to have to play the game of his life to slow down the Rangers’ offense.