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Hartnett: Devils’ Improved Scoring Depth Makes Them Playoff Dark Horses

Improved scoring depth is a key reason why the overlooked New Jersey Devils could sneak up and surprise everyone during the playoffs.


Martin Brodeur

Devils Crank Up The Offense, Move Within 1 Point Of Playoff Berth

Ilya Kovalchuk and Marek Zidlicky scored in a 1:11 span to cap a four-goal second period and the New Jersey Devils put themselves on the doorstep of a playoff berth with a 6-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.


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Islanders Blow Lead, Lose 4-3 To Lightning

New York Islanders had a 3-2 lead at the beginning of the third period, but Tampa Bay rallied to beat the Islanders 4-3.


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Hartnett: Rangers’ Brad Richards Finding His New York Groove

Richards has ignited the Rangers’ top line. And any doubts that he wasn’t capable of living up to his monster contract are long gone.


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Devils Comes Up Short, Lose 4-3 To Lightning

Alexei Ponikarovsky, Petr Sykora and Zach Parise scored for the Devils, who dropped their second straight game after going 9-1-1 since the All-Star break.


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Hartnett: Rangers, Richards Defined By Their Unity

The Rangers’ unified spirit has pulled them through tough stretches and setbacks. Inside their locker room, a group of players genuinely pull for one another.


Brad Richards

Monzo Minor: Rangers Not Perfect, But They Grind Out Wins

It may cause chest pain, but Rangers fans are going to have to get used to late ties and tight-scoring games — especially in the playoffs.


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Richards Rescues Rangers Midway Through Overtime

Brad Richards scored 2:37 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.


Adam Henrique

Devils Come Alive In 2nd Period, Hold On To Beat Lightning

Zach Parise and Adam Henrique both had a goal and two assists to lead the New Jersey Devils past the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Monday night.



Ex-Ranger Moore Powers Lightning Over Blue Shirts

Dominic Moore scored the tying short-handed goal with 1:57 left in regulation and then netted the only goal in the shootout to help the Tampa Bay Lightning snap a five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night.


John Tavares

Islanders Suddenly On A Roll, Rout Lightning

Matt Martin scored his second game-winning goal in his three-year NHL career, and the New York Islanders shook off a slow start and routed the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-1 on Tuesday night.


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Rangers Extend Streak To Five, Top Bolts

The New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Lightning 4-2 on Saturday night extending their winning streak to five games. Derek Stepan’s two points helped secure the victory.


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Brodeur, Devils Hang On To 4-2 Win Over Lightning

Martin Brodeur held the Tampa Bay Lightning scoreless for 51 minutes, David Clarkson had a goal and an assist, and the New Jersey Devils hung on for a 4-2 victory Saturday night.



Lightning Outwork Islanders Early, Cruise From There

Vincent Lecavalier had a goal and an assist to help the Tampa Bay Lightning stop a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Thursday night.


Brian Rolston

Tavares Explosion Powers Islanders To Rout Of Lightning

John Tavares had two goals and two assists in the first period and New York ruined the return of former Islanders goalie Dwayne Roloson in a 5-1 rout of the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night.