Latest New York Rangers News

Flyers turn to winner Vigneault to snap championship drought

Apr. 18, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

VOORHEES, N.J. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning team that just flamed out in the first round of the playoffs is dotted with former New York Rangers who played in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final: Ryan Callahan, Ryan McDonagh, Dan Girardi, Anton Stralman, J.T. Miller all helped the Rangers to get within three wins...

Flyers hire Alain Vigneault as head coach

Apr. 15, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach, hoping the veteran can help lead them to their first Stanley Cup since 1975. Vigneault has led the New York Rangers and Vancouver Canucks to the Stanley Cup Final and takes over a Flyers team that missed the playoffs for...

Devils draw top pick in NHL draft lottery

Apr. 9, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Devils general manager Ray Shero has made it clear his team needs to accumulate more talent. The luck of the draw helped New Jersey take a huge step in that direction Tuesday. The Devils will pick first at June's NHL draft after the lottery balls fell in their favor — bumping the...

Rangers' Lundqvist: Struggles in 2nd half 'more challenging'

Apr. 7, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

Henrik Lundqvist liked how he started the season. The 37-year-old New York Rangers goalie wasn't so pleased with how he played toward the end. He was 15-12-7 with a 3.19 goals-against average during the first half while earning his fifth All-Star appearance. After that, however, he had just three wins in 17...

Strome scores in OT to lift Rangers past Penguins 4-3

Apr. 7, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel's 40th goal of the season had a significant impact on the Stanley Cup playoffs. Guentzel scored with 2:35 to play, sending Saturday's regular-season finale against the New York Rangers to overtime. Ryan Strome scored 2:09 into overtime, as the Rangers beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on...

Blue Jackets edge Rangers in shootout to earn playoff spot

Apr. 6, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets didn't get discouraged after giving up the tying goal in the closing seconds of regulation. They kept their focus and won in a shootout to clinch the last playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Artemi Panarin scored in the shootout and the Blue Jackets earned...

Penguins lock up playoff berth with 4-1 win over Red Wings

Apr. 4, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the slow start. The seemingly endless string of injuries to bold-faced names, to the ones that left the Pittsburgh Penguins drifting aimlessly for long stretches. Then March came. April, too. And the Penguins did what they always seem to do when the number of games dwindles...

Hall of Fame exec Sather steps down as Rangers president

Apr. 4, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hall of Fame executive Glen Sather is stepping down as Rangers president and transitioning to a new role as senior adviser to owner James Dolan. Sather's move comes after 19 years with the Rangers in which he served the first 15 as New York's president and general manager. He ceded general...

Tkachuk has goal, assist in Sens' 4-1 win over Rangers

Apr. 3, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Ottawa Senators took advantage of their chances on special teams against the New York Rangers on Wednesday night. Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist and the Senators earned a 4-1 win against the Rangers. Bobby Ryan, Zack Smith and Brian Gibbons also scored while Anders Nilsson made...

Carrick scores late as Devils beat Rangers, avoid sweep

Apr. 1, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — For a game between two teams getting ready to pack their equipment and go on vacation at the end of the week, the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers played some old-fashioned heated hockey. There were three fights, up-and-down action and something different, the Devils finally won a...