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Foligno leads scoring flurry, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 7-5

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- After winning their last two games in overtime, the Columbus Blue Jackets went up by three goals in the third period Sunday night against the New York Rangers and appeared ready to hit cruise control.It wasn't going to be that easy, though.The New York Rangers scored

Angry David Quinn rips Rangers’ effort after loss to Blue Jackets

The New York Rangers’ weekend began on Saturday with a gritty, hard fought win over their cross-town rivals the New York Islanders.It ended with an ugly 7-5 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets that was most definitely not anywhere near as close as the final score indicated, and resulted in first-year

Islanders’ Boychuk personifies commitment, blocks shot with face

The New York Islanders are fighting for a playoff spot and Johnny Boychuk appears ready to put his face on the line to make the promised land come April.With the score 0-0 late in the first period in Saturday’s matinee between the Isles and the New York Rangers, Boychuk used

Islanders look to continue mastery over Rangers

When the New York Islanders and New York Rangers split a pair of high-scoring games in November, it appeared both teams might stay in contention for postseason spots in the Eastern Conference.Nearly two months later, the Islanders are ascending while the Rangers are dealing with a significant tailspin and falling

More than city pride on line in Rangers-Isles tilt

The long-shot possibility of the New York Rangers and New York Islanders livening up an otherwise barren Big Apple sports winter with a pair of playoff berths is likely gone. But the Rangers can help make the Islanders' path to the postseason a more difficult one Thursday night when the

Fight: Ryan Reaves trades bombs with Adam McQuaid

[embedded content]Ryan Reaves has joked about getting a new set of hands after scoring more goals than usual since the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but he can still do staggering damage with his knuckles.Reaves reminded his few remaining would-be opponents of as much during the Vegas Golden Knights’ 4-2 win

Rangers need a change of fortune as they visit Vegas

The New York Rangers conclude a three-game Western road trip on Tuesday night when they face the defending Western Conference champion Vegas Golden Knights. And the way the first two games of the trip have gone, David Quinn's squad may want to avoid trying its luck at the casinos during

PHT Morning Skate: Trading Zuccarello; importance of Pacific for Flames

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.• It’s time for the New York Rangers to move Mats Zuccarello and continue their rebuild. [NY Post]Scroll to continue with contentAd• “Making the case against

Garland, Kuemper help Coyotes beat Rangers 5-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona rookie Conor Garland was challenging for a roster spot before he broke a hand in training camp. Healthy again, he is making his mark.Garland was credited with two goals — the first appearing to just graze his uniform — and Darcy Kuemper made 23 saves

Rangers-Coyotes Preview

If New York Rangers coach David Quinn has one message for his team heading into Sunday's game at Arizona, it's this: Stay out of the penalty box.The Rangers gave up 10 power-play opportunities to the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night in a 6-1 defeat despite a season-high 41 saves from

Kane makes eighth NHL All-Star Game, 10 players named for first time

The NHL has announced its rosters for the upcoming All-Star Game, which will be held in San Jose on January 26.The rosters include six forwards, three defensemen and two goaltenders from each of the four divisions, with each team required to have at least one selection.Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane will be making

Penguins crush Rangers, extend winning streak to seven games

When you’re hot, you hot.And the Pittsburgh Penguins are pipping, just pulled from the oven, hot at the moment.Really, the Penguins are just following the script they’ve laid out in years past: trick everyone into thinking they’re finally donzo only to rise from the proverbial dead at some point during

Wednesday Night Hockey: Pens look to extend win streak to 7 vs. Rangers

NBCSN’s coverage of the 2018-19 NHL season continues with the Wednesday Night Hockey matchup between the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers. Coverage begins at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. You can watch the game online and on the NBC Sports app by clicking here.Oh, how things have changed for

Lundqvist makes 39 saves, Rangers beat Blues 2-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Blues threw everything they could at Henrik Lundqvist over the final two periods and it still wasn't enough.Lundqvist made 39 saves and the New York Rangers got goals from Mats Zuccarello and Boo Nieves in a 2-1 victory over the Blues on Monday

Maple Leafs goalie Andersen ‘day to day’ with groin injury

1 / 2Maple Leafs goalie Andersen 'day to day' with groin injuryToronto Maple Leafs' Garret Sparks, left, makes a savbe as teammate Ron Hainsey looks for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio.

Predators look to end losing streak against Rangers

For their return to the ice Thursday night after a four-day Christmas break, the Nashville Predators got a pair of reinforcements.What they didn't get was a much-needed win.Despite outshooting Dallas 49-30, including a total of nine shots on net from Viktor Arvidsson and P.K. Subban in their return after absences

Dubois, Blue Jackets beat Rangers 4-3 in OT for 5th straight

NEW YORK (AP) -- After the New York Rangers squandered another late lead at home, goalie Henrik Lundqvist was at a loss for words.Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 31 seconds into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat New York 4-3 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Columbus tied the game

Blue Jackets, red-hot Bobrovsky visit Rangers

NEW YORK -- These are enjoyable times for the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are starting to get on a roll and getting outstanding goaltending from Sergei Bobrovsky.The Blue Jackets attempt to get their season-high fifth straight victory and Bobrovsky likely will be in nets Thursday night when they visit the

Patrick lifts Flyers over scuffling Rangers 3-2 in shootout

NEW YORK (AP) -- After firing their general manager and coach in recent weeks, the Philadelphia Flyers have responded to a midseason shake-up.Nolan Patrick scored the lone goal against Henrik Lundqvist in a shootout that lasted four rounds and Philadelphia beat the scuffling New York Rangers 3-2 on Sunday night.''I

Marner lifts Maple Leafs over Rangers in wild third period

TORONTO (AP) -- Mitch Marner was stuck on six goals for nearly a month. Suddenly, nobody can keep the red-hot forward from putting the puck in the net.Marner scored twice during a wild the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Saturday night.The

Flyers, Rangers struggle to win consistently

NEW YORK -- A month ago, the New York Rangers visited the Philadelphia Flyers and played one of their worst games of the season. The dismal showing ended nearly a month of strong play and sent the Rangers into their current mediocre play.Since the last meeting, neither team has racked

Rangers wary of powerful Maple Leafs

TORONTO -- The New York Rangers will need to be wary of the Toronto Maple Leafs revived power play Saturday night when the teams meet at the Scotiabank Arena.After the Maple Leafs struggled through an 0-for-17 drought with the man advantage in their previous four games, they were 3-for-3 on

Hayes scores late as Rangers rally past Ducks 3-1

NEW YORK (AP) -- After a lackluster first two periods, the New York Rangers came out with more intensity in the third and got a needed win.Kevin Hayes scored on a short-handed breakaway with 40 seconds remaining and the Rangers rallied with three goals in the third period to beat

Battle of backups when Rangers host Ducks

NEW YORK -- A couple of backup goalies could get their chance to perform on the big stage Tuesday night, when the New York Rangers host the Anaheim Ducks at Madison Square Garden.The Ducks will be playing the second game of a back-to-back road set after earning their fourth straight

Tuch scores OT game-winner, Golden Knights top Rangers 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Golden Knights needed overtime to earn two points after squandering a third-period lead for the second straight game.Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into OT, giving the Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday.''It's great to

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