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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...

Panarin, Lundqvist lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Capitals

Nov. 21, 2019 12:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The young New York Rangers showed just how well they can do when they play smart and limit mistakes. Artemi Panarin scored twice, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 30 shots and the Rangers beat the short-handed Washington Capitals 4-1 Wednesday night. “I think that was one of our better...

Dadonov scores 2 as Panthers beat Rangers 4-3

Nov. 16, 2019 11:18 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Panthers’ power play had another big night taking advantage of the New York Rangers’ struggles on special teams. Evgenii Dadonov scored twice to lead the Panthers to a 4-3 win over the Rangers on Saturday night. Florida went 2-for-3 on the man advantage,...

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...

Kakko scores 2, lifts Rangers past Penguins 3-2 in OT

Nov. 12, 2019 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaapo Kakko likes the way his game is improving. The 18-year-old Finnish rookie scored his second goal of the night 2:36 into overtime to give the New York Rangers a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. "It's getting better," Kakko said. "I guess it's always good when you...

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....

Brad Marchand scores twice, Bruins beats Penguins 6-4

Nov. 5, 2019 12:08 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored his second goal of the game with 1:57 left in the third period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 Monday night after blowing a three-goal lead. David Pastrnak, Jake DeBrusk and Torey Krug also scored for Boston (11-1-2), which has won six straight....

Pageau scores twice, Senators rout Rangers 6-2

Nov. 4, 2019 11:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senators didn't have their best start, yet after spotting the New York Rangers an early goal, Ottawa dominated the rest of the way and earned their first road win this season. Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice and Anders Nilsson stopped 32 shots as the Senators routed the Rangers 6-2 on...

Rangers score 3 goals late in 3rd period, beat Lightning 4-1

Oct. 30, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being criticized by coach David Quinn following a loss in their previous game two nights earlier, the New York Rangers responded with one of their best efforts of the season. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal in his season debut, and the Rangers scored three times in 6 1/2...