Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets beat out Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers to win the 2012-13 Vezina Trophy.
King Henrik was named as one of three finalists for the Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL’s top player between the pipes.
Whether or not the Islanders’ John Tavares should win the Hart Trophy goes back to the age-old argument of “most valuable” versus “best” player. So, let’s ask the questions that should be asked.
The Rangers will head into Sunday’s divisional battle with the Flyers in first place in the Atlantic Division — and more importantly, first in the Eastern Conference.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 33 shots, and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Islanders for the 26th time in 28 games, 3-2 on Thursday night.
The 2012 Winter Classic showed a national audience what New York Rangers fans have known all along, that they’re superior to the rival Philadelphia Flyers.
The Flyers look to continue their recent dominance against the visiting Islanders as the Atlantic Division foes meet Thursday night.
Martin Brodeur could be back in net trying to avoid the longest losing streak of his career Thursday night when the Devils host the Flyers to begin a home-and-home set.
Mike Richards scored a tiebreaking goal early in the third period to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 5-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday.
Andreas Nodl snapped a tie with 5:25 left for the Philadelphia Flyers, who stretched their winning streak to six with a 2-1 victory over the slumping New York Islanders on Saturday night.