Affectionately nicknamed “The Hobbit” by some, Zuccarello is a gifted offensive talent whose quick-moving legs, remarkable vision and skills on the puck can cause problems for any defense.
The Rangers lost to the Washington Capitals 3-2 Sunday night, as the Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin scored in the shootout and regulation.
The Rangers have waived Stu Bickel, while Jeff Halpern was claimed by the Canadiens. Arron Asham appears ready to return to the Rangers’ lineup.
Brian Boyle scored an important goal for the Rangers in his return to lineup as the Rangers defeated the Caps 4-1.
John Tavares led the way with two power play goals in the Isles 5-2 victory over the Caps.
Alex Ovechkin produced his first hat trick in more than two years Saturday, leading the struggling Washington Capitals to a 5-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Ilya Kovalchuk and the determined Devils have the fortitude needed to win the Atlantic and perhaps make another visit to the Stanley Cup finals.
Dropping to a knee as he let his shot fly, Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal with about 8 1/2 minutes left to complete New Jersey’s 3-2 comeback victory Thursday night over NHL-worst Washington.
From the drop of the puck to the final buzzer, Carl Hagelin’s legs are constantly churning.
Derek Stepan’s power-play goal early in the third period snapped a tie and completed the New York Rangers’ rally to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday night.
The Devils are off to a 3-0-1 start, coming an OT loss shy of matching their best opening four-game stretch in club history.
Ilya Kovalchuk scored 4:39 into overtime, and the New Jersey Devils won their third straight game to start the lockout-shortened season, 3-2 over the winless Washington Capitals on Friday night.
Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.
“I think 48 is most likely at this point, unless the players can expedite their ratification process,” NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly wrote in an email Monday to The Associated Press.
The hits just keep on coming for the National Hockey League, and they’re not pretty. The NHL canceled its entire September preseason game schedule, the first on-ice casualty of the four-day lockout of the players’ association.