ryan mcdonagh

  • After a quick playoff exit last spring following a series of deep runs, the New York Rangers know they're b

  • This is the challenge to the coach's challenge: Does the pursuit of technological perfection open the door to other problems? And with everything on the line, will too much instant replay at some point be worth more trouble than it is worth?

  • Matt Cullen beat Henrik Lundqvist on a semi-breakaway after beating two defensemen early in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins spoiled the return of Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh with a 3-1 win in Game 3 of their first-round series on Tuesday night at New York.

  • Kevin Klein scored with 2:53 left to lift the New York Rangers over the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Saturday night. Ryan McDonagh gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead with a goal 8:26 into the third, and then helped prevent a tying goal by sliding over a loose puck at the goal line. Valeri Nichushkin scored for Dallas with 4:01 left, but then Klein got the winner from the slot into the upper right corner of the net.

  • Leo Komarov has superseded Wayne Simmonds on the Rangers' enemies list. That's because Komarov's dangerous elbow may leave the Rangers once again without captain Ryan McDonagh because of a head injury in a 4-2 New York win Thursday.

  • Tanner Pearson's goal with 1:50 left in overtime powered the Los Angeles Kings to a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers on Friday night.

  • David Schlemko scored on a power play with 8:46 left and the New Jersey Devils rallied twice to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

  • For the NHL All-Star Game, rather than anything resembling an actual game, the league will hold a three-on-three tournament consisting of three periods played entirely with three skaters a side.

  • — J.T. Miller scored twice in a 2:10 span of the second period, cracking open a close game as the Rangers dispatched the Hurricanes, 4-1, on Friday night and won two games in a row for the first time since Nov. 21-23.

  • Mats Zuccarello scored in a shootout and Henrik Lundqvist made 34 saves and reached 20 wins for the 11th straight season, leading the Rangers to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.

  • Brock Nelson and Nick Leddy scored 2:24 apart early in the third period to rally the New York Islanders to a 3-1 victory over the crosstown-rival Rangers on Thursday night.

  • While goal No. 500 is going to be special for Alexander Ovechkin whenever it comes, No. 499 was pretty amazing by itself. The Russian superstar made a length of the ice rush and scored his second goal of the game at 1:25 of overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday.

  • The Rangers beat the Ducks 3-2 in New York; the Bruins lost to the Blues in Boston, 2-0

  • The Hartford Wolf Pack have sent many players to the NHL, and seeing them play there is priceless.

  • Brassard, Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Hayes scored in the first period, and the New York Rangers beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Thursday night for their seventh straight victory.

  • Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves for his first shutout this season and 56th of his career, leading the New York Rangers to a 3-0 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.

  • The Tampa Bay Lightning have inherited the favorite's role in the Eastern Conference and many wonder whether the New York Rangers missed their chance last season.

  • New York Rangers forward Mats Zuccarello could not speak for four days after being hit in the head by a shot in the opening round of the playoffs and sustaining a small skull fracture and some bleeding.

  • Yes, every Game 7 has a life of its own. Every Game 7 has a heartbeat. You can hear it. You can feel it. Every Game 7 also has a season's death. You can feel that, too. And as the disconsolate Henrik Lundqvist dropped his head after the final horn, Rangers fans chanted his name. They wanted to raise his spirits. Yet no matter how hard they tried, they could not get the heart of the Rangers season beating again.