Stanley Cup Playoffs
Joel Ward drove to the net and tapped Alex Ovechkin’s feed past Henrik Lundqvist. After the goal was confirmed by replay, Ovechkin kissed Ward on the cheek.
According to a report, if the Rangers advance to the Eastern Conference final and Stanley Cup Final, there’s a good chance that the Norwegian won’t play.
Four the fourth time in five years and the fifth time in seven, the Eastern Conference clubs are meeting in the playoffs.
The New York Rangers know exactly what to expect from the Washington Capitals in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Ahead of the Rangers’ second-round series against the Washington Capitals, New York has mysteriously stopped using capital letters when sending tweets from its official Twitter account.
Zuccarello scored 15 goals and added 34 assists for the Blueshirts in 2015. In New York’s first-round series victory over the Penguins, the 5-foot-7 Norwegian had two assists and no goals.
He had a good, but not great, regular season. So far he’s been very good in the playoffs. Now the Islanders need Jaroslav Halak to be exceptional. And history suggests he should be.
Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series.
The Islanders made a statement on Thursday night. In fact, they made such a big statement, that most of their fourth line spent a good part of the game serving penalty time.
The Islanders have mostly carried the play through the first four games of their opening-round playoff matchup with the Washington Capitals, but the series is tied nonetheless.
Islanders captain John Tavares issued a warning to the Washington Capitals after watching veteran teammate Lubomir Visnovsky crumple to the ice following a big check.
Which team has the best playoff atmosphere in its building? Let’s find out.
The ability of hockey players to bounce back from adversity should never be doubted. The greatest example is what happens in sudden death overtime.
Islanders defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky’s status is uncertain for Game 5 of New York’s playoff series against the Washington Capitals on Thursday.
In playoff atmospheres where momentum can change from shift to shift and it’s anyone’s guess how the result of one game will affect the next, there seems to be one constant between the Rangers and Penguins.