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Lundqvist ties Plante on NHL wins list, Rangers beat Canucks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Two of the New York Rangers' younger players helped veteran goalie Henrik Lundqvist get a big milestone win.Filip Chytil and Brett Howden scored to back Lundqvist's 437th career win as the Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks 2-1 Monday night. Lundqvist tied Jacques Plante for seventh place

Canucks, Rangers hope to display resolve

NEW YORK -- The New York Rangers showed their toughness in earning another shootout win Saturday night. A stunning shootout loss earlier Saturday means the Vancouver Canucks will have another opportunity to display their resiliency on six-game Eastern Conference road trip.The Rangers will look to continue their recent surge, and

Red Wings rally past Rangers 3-2 in OT

DETROIT (AP) -- There was time for one more good chance in overtime before the clock would run out. Andreas Athanasiou took the puck near the blue line, skated in and backhanded it toward the front of the goal, where Dylan Larkin was open.''I saw the lane to the net,''

Rangers, Red Wings on rolls heading into matchup

DETROIT -- The New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings are both rebuilding but have played well in their past few games.Detroit hosts New York Friday night at Little Caesars Arena at 7:30.The Rangers (7-7-1) have won four straight and the Red Wings (5-8-2) have four victories in their past

Skinner leads Sabres into matchup vs. Domi, Canadiens

Two of the hottest scorers in the NHL will face off when the Montreal Canadiens host the Buffalo Sabres at Bell Centre on Thursday.Max Domi of the Canadiens and Jeff Skinner of the Sabres each have eight goals since Oct. 20, tying Timo Meier of the San Jose Sharks for

Pionk, Zibanejad rally Rangers to 5-3 win over Canadiens

NEW YORK (AP) -- Neal Pionk couldn't ever remember scoring on an end-to-end rush before.The 23-year-old defenseman got the tiebreaking goal on a sensational individual effort late in the third period, and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.''That

Lundqvist, Vesey lead Rangers to 3-1 win over Sabres

NEW YORK (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist was in vintage form in helping the New York Rangers get a big win.Lundqvist stopped 39 shots and Jimmy Vesey scored twice to lead New York to its third straight victory, 3-1 over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday night.''Hank was outstanding tonight,'' Rangers coach

Sabres, high-powered offense visit Rangers

NEW YORK -- Thanks to the NHL's schedulemaker, the Buffalo Sabres won't have much time to revel in their biggest offensive outburst in almost a decade.The Sabres play the second game of a back-to-back set Sunday night, when they visit the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.Both teams won

Sharks vs. Blue Jackets watch guide: Projected lines and defensive pairs

Sharks vs. Blue Jackets watch guide: Projected lines and defensive pairs originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.comThe Sharks will try to answer coach Peter DeBoer's call for a more energetic and desperate game as they host the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night. [RELATED: How to watch Sharks-Blue Jackets on the MyTeams app]San

PHT Morning Skate: Time for Rangers fire sale; Top 20 lines

Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com.• Zach Sanford wrote a letter about his father who passed away in September. “My dad never saw me play an NHL regular-season game in person.

Shattenkirk’s shootout goal leads Rangers past Sharks 4-3

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Allowing another late goal could have been debilitating to the New York Rangers. Instead, they managed to bounce back and get a well-deserved win.Kevin Shattenkirk scored the lone goal in the shootout and Henrik Lundqvist rebounded after allowing the tying goal with 1.3 seconds left

Rangers-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks' early-season schedule included two trips to the East Coast. And while the campaign is less than a month old, coach Peter DeBoer is pleased with the results so far.Looking to continue that success on the West Coast, the Sharks kick off an extended stretch at home

Kings won’t start Jonathan Quick, activate Dustin Brown

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick will not play against the New York Rangers on Sunday.Quick is day to day because of a lower-body injury, general manager Rob Blake said in a statement.The injury is not believed to be related to a lower-body injury Quick sustained

The Buzzer: Lee shines again for Islanders, Martinez ends Kings’ streak

Three Stars1. Timo Meier, San Jose Sharks. Huge game for Timo Meier on Sunday night as he recorded his first career three-point game in the Sharks’ 4-3 overtime win against the Anaheim Ducks. Meier scored two goals, giving him eight on the season, including the game-winning goal in overtime. After

Kings hope to halt six-game skid in matchup with Rangers

The Los Angeles Kings will try to avoid their longest losing streak in nearly 11 years when they begin a seven-game homestand against the New York Rangers on Sunday afternoon at Staples Center.The Kings (2-7-1) have lost six in a row and haven't led at any point during that streak.

Surprises and Disappointments

As the NHL finishes its first month of the season and enters the second, there have been plenty of surprises and disappointments in the early going, including the surprising play of Montreal, Ottawa and Carolina as well as the disappointing start to the season for Los Angeles, Florida and Philadelphia.Some

Rangers begin roadswing at Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- If the New York Rangers were attempting to find a way to build some confidence as they embark on a nine-day, four-game swing, Mika Zibanejad provided a performance the Rangers hope they can build on.The Rangers open their trip west on Wednesday against the Chicago Blackhawks fresh off

Zuccarello, Zibanejad lead Rangers past Panthers 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Rangers turned to two of their top goal-scorers to rally past the Florida Panthers.Mats Zuccarello and Mika Zibanejad each scored twice as New York snapped a two-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over Florida on Tuesday night and won for the first

Panthers, Rangers look to get on track

NEW YORK -- The NHL season is less than a month old, but the New York Rangers and Florida Panthers will be looking to escape some not-so-select company Tuesday night, when the Rangers host the Panthers at Madison Square Garden.Both teams lost their most recent games. The Rangers dropped a

Yahoo DFS Hockey: Sunday Picks

With just three Sunday NHL games, owners may be looking to stack lineups with players from the same team. The first puck drops at 7:00 Eastern time. Here are some players to target with the small slate and a few to stay away from:GOALIEMike Smith, CGY at NYR ($29): The

Flames seek fix against Rangers for slow starts

NEW YORK -- Slow starts have been an issue this season for Calgary. The challenge for the Flames may be exacerbated Sunday at Madison Square Garden when they visit the New York Rangers in the opening game of a two-game Eastern Conference road trip.Both teams lost their most recent games.

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