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Lightning aim to cool off Kakko, Rangers

Before they boarded a lengthy flight to Sweden, the Tampa Bay Lightning were awaiting the moment when things would come together and they would start playing complete games.The Lightning experienced a successful trip to Europe and seek a third straight victory Thursday night when they host the New York Rangers

NHL Power Rankings: Sharks showing signs of life

Timo Meier and the Sharks are on a three-game win streak. (Photo by Brandon Magnus/NHLI via Getty Images)Hey everyone, we here at Yahoo! Sports are doing real power rankings for teams Nos. 1-31. Here they are, based on only how I am feeling about these teams and their chances to

Malkin, Penguins ready to roll vs. Rangers

The Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to get rolling and so is Evgeni Malkin. Their next attempt at keeping the surge going will be without Sidney Crosby.Entering Tuesday's visit to the New York Rangers, the Penguins are 4-1-1 in their last six games and Crosby will miss at least the next

Trocheck helps Panthers outlast Rangers in shootout, 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Florida Panthers' resiliency and determination helped them earn two points.Vincent Trocheck recorded the shootout winner, and the Panthers beat the New York Rangers 6-5 on Sunday.Frank Vatrano scored in regulation and converted in the shootout as the Panthers snapped a two-game skid.Evgenii Dadonov had a

Rangers look to continue success vs. Panthers

Henrik Lundqvist made one save after another Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes and then enjoyed the environment of an outdoor practice in Central Park with the rest of the New York Rangers on Saturday.Now, Lundqvist and the Rangers will seek a third straight win Sunday afternoon when they host

Struggling Hurricanes seek perfect ending vs. Senators

The way things are going for the Carolina Hurricanes right now, it's understandable if they're feeling somewhat tense.Despite 47 shots on net Thursday, the Hurricanes suffered a 4-2 loss to the visiting New York Rangers.It was the third defeat in a row for the Hurricanes (9-6-1), who will look to

Lundqvist, Rangers stymie Hurricanes

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist made enough early stops and his teammates finally generated offense in a 4-2 victory against the host Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday night.Lundqvist made 22 of his season-high 45 saves in the first period.Artemi Panarin, Brendan Lemieux, Pavel Buchnevich and Adam Fox scored for New

Predators carry newfound scoring to struggling Colorado

The Nashville Predators struggled to score against the New York Rangers last weekend, so coach Peter Laviolette shook up his lines.The result was a six-goal outburst in Detroit on Monday to kick off a four-game road trip, and now Nashville brings that energy to Denver on Thursday night.It doesn't bode

Isles face Senators in pursuit of 10th win in row

The New York Islanders return to their second "home" Tuesday night for the first time since April 28, when they fell to the Carolina Hurricanes in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in Brooklyn.While Barclays Center is difficult to access and an unpopular destination for fans, the Islanders appear

Flyers’ goal: Win in regulation vs. Hurricanes

The Philadelphia Flyers will continue a three-game homestand when they battle the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday.The Flyers have played back-to-back shootouts -- a 4-3 road win on Friday against the New Jersey Devils followed by a 4-3 home loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday in 11 rounds.Carter Hart

Rangers aim to continue surge vs. Senators

The Ottawa Senators haven't done much in the first month of the season to change the perception they are embarking upon an extended rebuilding project.But the New York Rangers' outlook might be sunnier than originally imagined -- if the last two games are any indication.The Rangers will look to win

Georgiev’s 32 saves leads Rangers over Predators 2-1

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Nashville had some chances, but Alexandar Georgiev stood tall.Georgiev made 32 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday.Filip Chytil and Ryan Strome scored for the Rangers, who have won three of four. Viktor Arvidsson had the

Inconsistent Rangers face tough task vs. Predators

The New York Rangers endured their worst loss of the season on Sunday, allowing seven goals in a non-competitive home loss against the Boston Bruins.The follow-up was an impressive third-period performance on Tuesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Rangers hope to produce another similar showing Saturday afternoon when

Rangers score 3 goals late in 3rd period, beat Lightning 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) -- �� After being criticized by coach David Quinn following a loss in their previous game two nights earlier, the New York Rangers responded with one of their best efforts of the season.Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal in his season debut, and the Rangers scored three

Lightning look to start road trip on right foot vs. Rangers

Losing two of three games on a rare homestand means the Tampa Bay Lightning aren't in the best of moods heading into another epic road trip. But at least the Lightning are in a better spot than the New York Rangers.The Lightning will begin a three-game road trip Tuesday night

Bruins off to great start with their NHL Revenge Tour playing nightly

NEW YORK CITY - Bruins fans have been clamoring for the 2019-20 NHL regular season to be about a Revenge Tour for the Boston Bruins after what happened in the Stanley Cup Final a little over four months ago.It appears that those aggrieved Bruins fans are getting their wish based on

Bergeron’s hat trick leads Bruins past Rangers

Patrice Bergeron netted a hat trick and Brad Marchand added two goals and three assists as the Boston Bruins won 7-4 in the New York Rangers' 2,000th regular-season NHL game at the current Madison Square Garden, which opened in 1968.David Pastrnak had a five-game goal streak snapped but contributed five

Ullmark makes 41 saves, Sabres beat Red Wings 2-0

DETROIT (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres bounced back in the best way Friday night.Linus Ullmark made 41 saves, Sam Reinhart had a goal and an assist and the Sabres beat the Detroit Red Wings 2-0 on Friday night. Buffalo fell 6-2 to the New York Rangers a night earlier.''I really

Rangers’ Kakko on struggles: ‘I’m playing bad hockey’

The second-overall pick in 2019 has struggled early. (Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)By his own admission, Rangers rookie Kaapo Kakko has not had a good start to his NHL career.Through his first seven games in North America, the Finnish winger has scored one goal and registered two points

Rangers look to end losing skid vs. Sabres

The distance between the home arenas of the Buffalo Sabres and New York Rangers is about 400 miles, but just three weeks into the season, the gulf between both teams seems much farther.Heading into Thursday night's meeting in New York City, the Sabres are off to a flying start, while

NHL roundup: Canucks score three in 1st, beat Rangers

Jacob Markstrom made 16 of his season-high 38 saves in the third period, and Bo Horvat scored the first road power-play goal for Vancouver, who held on for a victory over the host New York Rangers on Sunday.The Canucks won for the fifth time in six games and rebounded from

Rangers aim to end 4-game skid vs. hot Coyotes

The New York Rangers have yet to pick up the pace following a lull in their early season schedule.The Rangers look to get it in gear and snap a four-game losing streak on Tuesday when they play the second contest of a season-long five-game homestand against the surging Arizona Coyotes.New

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

NEW YORK (AP) -- Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win.Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first