Rangers power past Hurricanes 4-1 in Game 4 to even series
Hurricanes Rangers Hockey New York Rangers fans react after center Mika Zibanejad (93) scores on Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Antti Raanta in the second period of Game 4 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in New York. Game 5 is in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Thursday night, and Game 6 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday. About a minute into the Hurricanes' advantage, the Rangers had a 2-on-1, short-handed chance but Raanta made a sprawling save on Zibanejad. The Rangers were unhappy with a fight that broke out at the end of Game 3 on Sunday between Lindgren and Domi. POWER PLAYSThe Rangers were 1 for 4 on the power play and are now 2 for 11 in the series.wftv.com
Rangers-Hurricanes series getting chippy heading into Game 4
(AP Photo/Adam Hunger) (Adam Hunger)New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was displeased with the skirmish at the end of his team's Game 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. "You're worried about winning the game and getting this series tied 2-2 and that's the biggest thing." “No, I wasn't happy with the (things) at the end of the game they initiated,” Gallant said after Sunday's game. They want to play like that, we got the guys that can match that.”The Rangers will be looking to even the series in Game 4 on Tuesday night (7 p.m. EDT, ESPN). “Some of those top guys, I think they start playing a little more physical and getting into battles a little more," he said.wftv.com
Chytil scores in 3rd, Rangers beat Penguins 5-3 in Game 5
Penguins star Sidney Crosby left with about seven minutes remaining in the second period with an apparent injury and didn't return. Game 6 is Friday in Pittsburgh, and a potential deciding Game 7 would be Sunday back at Madison Square Garden. With the Penguins leading 1-0 after 20 minutes, Pittsburgh's Mike Matheson hit a goalpost 3 1/2 minutes into the second period. The Rangers outshot the Penguins 11-10 in the first period, limited mostly to shots from the outside. LINEUPLindgren returned to the Rangers' lineup after missing the previous three games following an upper body injury in Game 1 of this series.wftv.com
Rangers score 3 in final 6 minutes, rally past Sens 3-2
OTTAWA, Ontario — (AP) — Chris Kreider, Ryan Lindgren and Barclay Goodrow all scored in the final six minutes to rally the New York Rangers past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 Saturday. Ottawa led 2-0 after Josh Norris' goal early in the third period, but the Senators unravelled late. Goodrow scored the winner with 2:03 left by deflecting a long shot from Sammy Blais past Forsberg. Nick Paul had the other goal for Ottawa, scoring on the Senators’ first shot after a setup from Tim Stutzle. Georgiev, making his second start of the season, made an incredible point-blank save on Artem Zub in the final minutes of the second period.wftv.com
Ovechkin scores 2 in final 7 minutes, Capitals beat Rangers
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates his first goal of an NHL hockey game during the third period against New York Rangers defensemen Ryan Lindgren (55) and Adam Fox (23), Friday, March 19, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON – Alex Ovechkin scored twice in the final seven minutes to continue his goal streak and rally the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory against the New York Rangers on Friday night for their seventh win in a row. Ovechkin tied it on a rebound with 6:42 left and put the Capitals ahead on a nearly identical play with 3:33 remaining. He has scored in five consecutive games and has seven goals in the past seven. I can’t be missing seven games.
Artemi Panarin rejoins Rangers after 2-week leave of absence
FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2021, file photo, New York Rangers' Artemi Panarin plays during an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia. Panarin has rejoined the Rangers after taking a two-week leave of absence. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)Artemi Panarin rejoined the New York Rangers for practice in Boston on Wednesday after taking a two-week leave of absence. Coach David Quinn said Panarin won't play Thursday night against the Bruins and his timeline for getting back to game action is unclear. “He’s here and just getting ready to play,” Quinn.