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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....

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...

Trocheck helps Panthers outlast Rangers in shootout, 6-5

Nov. 10, 2019 5:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida Panthers' resiliency and determination helped them earn two points. Vincent Trocheck recorded the shootout winner, and the Panthers beat the New York Rangers 6-5 on Sunday. Frank Vatrano scored in regulation and converted in the shootout as the Panthers snapped a two-game skid....

Georgiev's 32 saves leads Rangers over Predators 2-1

Nov. 2, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville had some chances, but Alexandar Georgiev stood tall. Georgiev made 32 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 2-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Filip Chytil and Ryan Strome scored for the Rangers, who have won three of four. Viktor Arvidsson had the...

Strome Scores Twice as Rangers Down Sabres 6-2

Oct. 25, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers were especially eager to earn a home victory against the high-flying Buffalo Sabres to stem a series of subpar results. Three first-period goals and a thorough effort sparked the home team and a solid win ensued. Ryan Strome scored his first two goals this season and Henrik...

Wild win for 2nd time this season, beat Canadiens 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Zach Parise scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Minnesota Wild won their second game of the season, beating the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Sunday. Jason Zucker, Marcus Foligno and Brad Hunt also scored for Minnesota, which matched its highest goal total...

Canucks get off to fast start, hold on to beat Rangers 3-2

Oct. 20, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Vancouver captain Bo Horvat wanted to set the tone early after a tough loss the previous day. He got the Canucks started with a needed power-play goal and they bounced back with a big road win. Brock Boeser and Jay Beagle scored late in Vancouver's three-goal first period and the Canucks...

Palmieri, Wood help Devils beat Rangers 5-2 for 1st win

Oct. 17, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rookie Jack Hughes got his first NHL point, P.K. Subban scored his first goal with New Jersey and the Devils got a strong team effort to pick up their first win of the season. Kyle Palmieri and Miles Wood scored in the second period, and New Jersey held off the New York Rangers 5-2...