Tampa Bay Lightning
Frans Nielsen scored the only shootout goal and assisted on a second-period score by Thomas Vanek in a 2-1 victory for the New York Islanders against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.
Victor Hedman and Nikita Kucherov scored 9 seconds apart early in the second period, and Ben Bishop made 33 saves in his return from injury as the Tampa Bay Lightning cooled off the New York Rangers 2-1 Tuesday night.
Henrik Lundqvist made 37 saves in his first start in four games, and Mats Zuccarello had a goal and two assists in the New York Rangers’ 4-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.
Valtteri Filppula scored twice in the final 3 minutes of regulation and then converted in the shootout to rally the Tampa Bay Lightning past the New York Islanders 3-2 on Tuesday night.
The Rangers’ lack of a cutting edge is essentially forcing general manager Glen Sather to make a move.
Martin St. Louis had two goals and an assist after being honored before the game, and the Tampa Bay Lightning stopped a four-game losing streak by beating the New York Rangers 5-0 on Monday night.
Jaromir Jagr’s game-winning goal gave the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Dominic Moore and the Rangers agreed a one-year deal on Friday.
Halifax center Nathan MacKinnon is the favorite to be drafted number one at the NHL Draft.
Big trades could dominate Sunday’s 2013 NHL Draft at Prudential Center in Newark.
First, it was the Philadelphia Flyers announcing Briere’s buyout, then the Lightning sending Lecavalier packing. Are the Rangers ready to break up with Brad Richards?
Brad Richards has become a helpless passenger on the Rangers’ road to ruin, and he only has himself to blame for his undesirable situation.
The Islanders remained in eighth place in the Eastern Conference, tied with the New York Rangers, who hold the tiebreaker for seventh. Both teams lead the New Jersey Devils, who are below the postseason cutoff, by three points.
Alex Killorn scored with 15.1 seconds left in the third period and Tampa Bay won 5-4 in a shootout over the New Jersey Devils to give new Lightning coach Jon Cooper a victory in his NHL debut on Friday night.