Ryan McDonagh, Marian Gaborik and Sean Avery scored in a 4:53 span of the second period and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.
Despite his obstacles, Sean Avery has thrust himself back into the NHL spotlight — and has made a significant impact on the Rangers’ seven-game winning streak.
The last time the Rangers won eight games in a row? Way back during the 1974-75 season. They’ll have a chance to reach the mark again Saturday.
Brad Richards’ go-ahead goal with 4:55 remaining snapped a tie and sent the New York Rangers to their seventh straight victory, 4-2 over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.
For most of the this current six game winning streak, the Rangers have played great hockey. The most intriguing part of the Rangers success is that they’ve been this good without their top defenseman Marc Staal.
Sean Avery also scored his first goal of the season for the Rangers (9-3-3), who haven’t lost since they squandered a three-goal, third- period lead against Ottawa on Oct. 29. The Hurricanes (5-8-3) lost their fourth straight and for the fifth time in six games.
Brian Monzo joined Neil Keefe for their weekly Thursday discussion to talk about the return of Sean Avery and the upcoming week for the Rangers.
Sean Avery is back on the practice ice with the Rangers, but he will have to wait at least one game before getting into the lineup.
Sean Avery is back with the Rangers and might be in the lineup Thursday night.
Rangers fans have seen enough. They want Sean Avery, exiled in Hartford of the AHL, back on John Tortorella’s bench.
Rangers fans voiced their disgust during Thursday’s home opener but John Tortorella has a solid plan. While it may be a work in progress, Sean Avery is not the answer.
Brian Monzo joined Neil Keefe to talk about the Rangers as they play their first games in North America this weekend after a pair of games to open the season in Europe.
The noted agitator cleared waivers Wednesday and was assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the AHL. The move clears his $1.93 million from the team’s salary cap.
Tell us how you really feel, Torts. Sean Avery has lost out on the Rangers’ final roster spot — and New York’s coach wasn’t about to mince words Tuesday.
Sean Avery’s on-again, off-again career with the Rangers is reportedly off — again.