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Devils aim to snap 6-game skid vs. Isles

NEW YORK -- A win over the New Jersey Devils nine days ago helped snap an extended funk by the New York Islanders. The Devils will look to return the favor Tuesday night, when they again visit the Islanders in a matchup of Metropolitan Division rivals at Barclays Center.The Islanders

Penguins stay hot, knock off Rangers 5-2

Phil Kessel's second-period wrister beat Henrik Lundqvist and accounted for his 700th career NHL point and the decisive tally in the Pittsburgh Penguins' 5-2 victory against the New York Rangers on Sunday night at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh.Kessel's goal, his 20th of the season, came off a pass from

Penguins overwhelm Rangers, and do so in regulation

Both the New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins can attest that an 82-game season features plenty of twists and turns. Each team’s experienced ups and downs in 2017-18, and are likely to see more turbulence before the playoffs begin.So, it’s important not to overreact to one game, or even a

League-leading Lightning get 4 All-Stars as they play host

The league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning's top performers will be on full display when the city hosts NHL All-Star Weekend later this month.Top scorer Nikita Kucherov, goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy and defenseman Victor Hedman will join captain Steven Stamkos for the skills competition and 3-on-3 tournament Jan. 27 and 28 in Tampa,

NHL All-Star Game 2018 roster projection: Who else could be headed to Tampa?

We know Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz will be representing the Washington Capitals at the NHL All-Star game, but could any other Caps be joining them?The full All-Star selections will be announced on Wednesday. Currently, we only know the captains and the coaches.So what will the full Metropolitan Division team

Sabres hope to turn corner vs. Jets

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- New year, same results for the Buffalo Sabres.Despite the change in the calendar, things remain the same for the struggling Sabres. Buffalo (10-23-9) has lost four games in a row since the start of the new year and will look to snap its losing streak against the

Karlsson’s third period goal lifts Vegas past Rangers, 2-1

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- William Karlsson scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period to lift the Vegas Golden Knights to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday night.James Neal also scored and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots to improve to 9-2-1 in front of a

Lundqvist, Zibanejad lead Rangers past Coyotes in shootout

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist had gotten his team to the shootout, but the veteran goalie needed a moment to collect his thoughts as he stared down longtime former teammate Derek Stepan with the game and an additional point on the line.Lundqvist got the job done one final time,

Athanasiou ties OT Record

It was not a busy night in the NHL on Wednesday with only a couple of games.The Bruins sent Anders Bjork to the minors. He had been a healthy scratch in his last two games and although he had 12 points in 28 games, with players like David Backes and

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