Latest Peter Laviolette News

Bobrovsky, Shesterkin matching each other save-for-save in Panthers-Rangers series for East title

May. 25, 2024 20:50 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Eastern Conference Finals have been a goaltender duel, and nobody should have expected otherwise. Seems fitting that the Florida Panthers and New York Rangers are knotted at one game apiece heading into Game 3 on Sunday afternoon, given that a pair of...

The Rangers need to find answers quickly against the Panthers, or their Cup wait will reach 31 years

May. 23, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After two rounds of the NHL playoffs, there were hopes the New York Rangers had a chance to end their 30-year Stanley Cup drought. The defending Eastern Conference champion Florida Panthers needed only one game into the third round to give New York a reality check....

Rangers held scoreless for the first time this postseason in a 3-0 loss to the Panthers in Game 1

May. 23, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in these playoffs, the New York's offense was non existent. Now the Rangers trail in a series for the first time. Sergei Bobrovsky scored all 23 Rangers shots, Matthew Tkachuk scored the only goal Florida would need late in the first period and...

NHL will have a new Stanley Cup champion this century as lengthy droughts take center stage

May. 21, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

No matter which team wins the Stanley Cup championship this year it will be a first this century. The Dallas Stars won the franchise's lone championship in 1999, months before the world worried computers would malfunction at the start of a new millennium. The New York Rangers...

Lafrenière continuing his breakthrough season as a solid contributor for Rangers in NHL playoffs

May. 19, 2024 19:50 PM EDT

After a breakthrough regular season, Alexis Lafrenière has continued to be a solid contributor for the New York Rangers in their run to the Eastern Conference final. Selected with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2020 NHL draft, the Quebec native entered the league with high...

Kreider pushes Rangers to the NHL's Eastern Conference Final for the 2nd time in 3 postseasons

May. 17, 2024 06:07 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chris Kreider had just helped the New York Rangers finally finish off the Carolina Hurricanes with a huge third-period performance when he was asked what it meant to him considering his long run with the franchise. He paused, then smiled. ...

The New York Rangers were headed for another sweep. Now they're fighting to close out Carolina

May. 15, 2024 16:15 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The New York Rangers looked headed for an easy push through the second round of the NHL playoffs when they quickly moved within a win of a sweep of the Carolina Hurricanes. Instead, the Hurricanes have grinded their way back in the series, and the pressure is...

Chytil sidelined for Game 4 of Rangers' 2nd-round series against Hurricanes

May. 11, 2024 19:22 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — New York Rangers forward Filip Chytil was ruled out for Saturday's playoff game against the Carolina Hurricanes, one game after his first action since November due to a head injury that at one point had him ruled out for the season. Chytil didn't participate in...

Artemi Panarin scores in overtime, Rangers beat Hurricanes 3-2 to take 3-0 series lead

May. 10, 2024 00:21 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The New York Rangers erased an early deficit to take momentum, only to squander their own lead late with a huge postseason road victory only minutes away. It didn't prevent them from staying unbeaten in the NHL playoffs with a second straight overtime win, and...

Rangers get Chytil back in lineup for Game 3 against Hurricanes after lengthy absence

May. 09, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The New York Rangers got a boost Thursday night with the return of forward Filip Chytil during an overtime playoff victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. The 24-year-old Chytil saw his first action since November and coming more than three months after he was...