Latest Alexander Georgiev News

Rangers spoil Boughner's debut with 6-3 win over Sharks

Dec. 13, 2019 2:15 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Boughner's debut as interim coach of the San Jose Sharks appeared to be heading in a good direction until Mika Zibanejad and Artemi Panarin took over in the third period. Zibanejad scored the tying and go-ahead goals in less than five minutes, Panarin added two insurance goals...

Georgiev stifles Golden Knights in Rangers’ 5-0 win

Dec. 8, 2019 11:37 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Playing behind Henrik Lundqvist, the fifth-winningest goalie in NHL history, backup Alexandar Georgiev knows he has to be on his game as well. Georgiev stopped 38 shots for his second shutout of the season and the New York Rangers beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-0 on Sunday night....

Jarry spoils Kessel's return, Penguins beat Coyotes 2-0

Dec. 7, 2019 1:01 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tristan Jarry spoiled Phil Kessel's return to Pittsburgh, turning aside all 33 shots to post his second consecutive shutout as the Penguins edged the Arizona Coyotes 2-0 Friday night. Kessel helped Pittsburgh to back-to-back Stanley Cup titles in 2016 and 2017 before being traded to the...

Thompson scores late in 3rd, Canadiens beat Rangers 2-1

Dec. 6, 2019 11:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens are hoping their season is back on track. After suffering eight straight losses, Friday night's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers gave Montreal two victories in their last three games, and something to build on. Nate Thompson scored the winner with 67 seconds left in...

Panarin leads Rangers to 3-2 over Blue Jackets

Dec. 5, 2019 11:00 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Artemi Panarin dazzled once again in Columbus. This time he was playing for the New York Rangers. Panarin scored the decisive goal in his return to Ohio, leading the Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Blue Jackets on Thursday night. "He's a big-game player regardless of what's going on,"...

Georgiev gets 3rd career shutout, Rangers beat Devils 4-0

Nov. 30, 2019 5:02 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Assistant coach Lindy Ruff has been working on the New York Rangers’ penalty-killing the last two weeks. His efforts are paying off in a big way. Alexandar Georgiev stopped 33 shots for his third career shutout and the Rangers scored two short-handed goals while killing off eight...

Trouba scores winner; Rangers beat Canadiens 6-5

Nov. 23, 2019 11:48 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Max Domi says a lack of killer instinct led to a total collapse by the Montreal Canadiens. The Canadiens blew a four-goal lead and the New York Rangers stormed all the way back to win 6-5 on Saturday night. Montreal led 4-0 early in the second period and 5-3 in the third. "You can't really...

Kucherov has 4-point game, Lightning rout Rangers 9-3

Nov. 15, 2019 1:31 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Tampa Bay Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay’s nine goals tied a team record. Five scores came on the power play, which also...

Kucherov, Stamkos key Tampa Bay’s 9-3 rout over Rangers

Nov. 14, 2019 11:18 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning scored early and often in their first home game after an overseas trip. Nikita Kucherov had a goal and three assists, Steven Stamkos scored his 399th career goal and added two assists, and the Lightning routed the New York Rangers 9-3 on Thursday night. "These are...

Panthers rally from 4 down, beat Bruins 5-4 in shootout

Nov. 13, 2019 1:11 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored one of four Florida goals in the third period and added the winner in a shootout as the Panthers rallied from a four-goal deficit and beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Tuesday night. Keith Yandle had a goal and two assists for Florida and Sam Montembeault didn't allow a goal...