Toronto Maple Leafs
In July, Brad Richards was the most coveted of free agents. His decision to join the Rangers has paid off for the player, team and Blueshirts fans.
James Reimer made 43 saves and all three Toronto players scored in the shootout to lead the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.
Matt Moulson scored a power-play goal with just over six minutes remaining, and the New York Islanders beat Toronto 5-2 on Tuesday night, handing the Maple Leafs their eighth straight home loss.
Mark Fayne scored 1:18 into overtime to give the New Jersey Devils a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night.
The Devils are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games, led by Martin Brodeur, who is now 7 and 1 with a 1.72 goals against average since the All-Star break.
While acquiring Rick Nash would seem like an ideal solution for the Rangers, Columbus’ trade demands will be high. The Rangers are best off passing on Nash and keeping hold of their core.
‘The Great One,’ Wayne Gretzky turns 51 today. During a dark time in Rangers’ history, Gretzky illuminated Madison Square Garden.
Clarke MacArthur’s second goal of the game at 2:06 of overtime lifted Toronto over the New York Islanders 4-3 on Tuesday night, giving the Maple Leafs a sweep of the home-and-home series.
Matthew Lombardi scored two goals and Jonas Gustavsson made 25 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Islanders 3-0 on Monday night in the first game of a home-and-home series.
Martin Biron blanked the Maple Leafs, as the Rangers won 3-0. The Blueshirts are the first NHL team to reach 60 points this season.
Former Ranger Eric Lindros has mended broken bridges with his original team, the Philadelphia Flyers and will represent them for the first time in 11 years in the 2012 Winter Classic.
Clarke MacArthur scored a goal and added an assist, and James Reimer stopped 30 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Friday night.
The Devils have allowed seven short-handed goals this season, the most in the NHL, and three of them have come during their current four-game losing streak.
Phil Kessel had two assists to add to his NHL-leading point total, and the Toronto Maple Leafs snapped the New York Rangers’ five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Monday.
Joffrey Lupul had three goals in a wild second period, his first hat trick in almost four years, to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs past the New Jersey Devils 5-3 on Wednesday night.