Since the NHL first experimented with outdoor games more than a decade ago, the Winter Classic has grown into a festival of fresh air hockey that this year included for the first time a professional women’s game. As part of the buildup to the New Year’s Day game between the archrival Bruins and Canadiens, the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have signed forward Ryan Gropp to an entry-level contract.
As each New Year’s Day approaches, Larry Quinn chuckles at the memory of how the Buffalo Sabres landed the NHL’s first Winter Classic. ”We got it in Buffalo because no one was willing to take the risk,” the Sabres former managing partner said. What began on Jan. 1, 2008, as a snow-globe spectacle at a […]
Leading 2-1 after two periods against one of the league’s top offenses, the Nashville Predators successfully went into attack mode to close things out. James Neal scored twice, Nashville scored three times to open the final period and the Predators held off the New York Rangers 5-3 on Monday night. Craig Smith, Ryan Ellis and […]
The Nashville Predators will spend much of the next month on the road as they try to make up ground in the Central Division. Nashville seeks a third win in four tries when it hosts the well-rested New York Rangers on Monday night. The Predators (17-12-6) sit in fifth place in the Central and are […]
The slumping New York Rangers needed something good to happen heading into hockey’s holiday break and they got it in overtime from Mats Zuccarello. Zuccarello scored a power-play goal at 2:37 of the extra session and the Rangers beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 Tuesday night for their fourth win in 15 games. ”It was a […]
Calder Watch is an occasional feature that looks at the NHL rookie of the year race, whose victor receives the Calder Trophy. Hence, Calder Watch. The Current Finalists Artemi Panarin, Chicago Blackhawks Patrick Kane’s 26-game point streak doesn’t happen without the contributions of linemates Artem Anisimov and especially Panarin, who has 31 points in […]
Strong defensive play and stingy goaltending from Henrik Lundqvist were keys to the New York Rangers winning the Presidents’ Trophy last season. While Lundqvist is likely to get a chance to shake out of his own funk, the Rangers attempt to avoid their longest slide in two years Tuesday night against the Anaheim Ducks. New […]
The Washington Capitals are growing up. ”Everyone’s more mature,” Jason Chimera said after the Capitals closed with six straight goals to beat the struggling New York Rangers 7-3 on Sunday night. Washington trailed 3-1 after one period but rallied for its fifth straight win.
Despite differing perspectives on a lopsided loss to the New York Rangers last month, the Washington Capitals know they must play better to claim a win Sunday night in a clash between two of the Eastern Conference’s top teams. The Rangers made the most of their limited opportunities in a 5-2 home win Nov. 3 […]
Winnipeg’s top line had the outburst it was looking for. Bryan Little, Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler combined for nine points and the Jets beat the New York Rangers 5-2 on Friday night. Little led the barrage with two goals – both in the first period – and Wheeler had four assists.