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FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, K'Andre Miller, second from right, wears a New York Rangers jersey and cap after being selected by the team during the NHL hockey draft in Dallas. A hacker posted a racial slur 45 times in an online fan video chat Friday, April 3, 2020, with black Rangers prospect Miller. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker it called “a vile individual” on the Zoom chat with Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenseman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Hacker posts racial slur on fan chat with black NHL player

Apr. 3, 2020 9:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat Friday with a black New York Rangers prospect. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker on the Zoom chat with K’Andre Miller, the 20-year-old former Wisconsin defenseman drafted No. 22 overall in 2018....

NHL hockey players Jordan Staal, captain of the Carolina Hurricanes, clockwise from top left, Claude Giroux, captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, Marc Stall, alternate captain for the New York Rangers and Sidney Crosby, captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, take part in an NHL video call with players representing the Metropolitan Division Thursday, March 26, 2020, in this photo made in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Wawrow)

Ovechkin, Crosby favor NHL going directly into playoffs

Mar. 26, 2020 6:48 PM EDT

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby prefers the NHL skip the rest of the regular season and head directly to the playoffs if games resume during this pandemic-interrupted spring. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is on the same page, saying he’d even be willing to finish two goals short of...

Colorado Avalanche center Tyson Jost, left, pursues the puck with New York Rangers forward Steven Fogarty during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Compher's OT goal lifts Avs over Rangers, 3-2

Mar. 12, 2020 1:46 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — J.T Compher scored at 2:50 of overtime and Tyson Jost and Vladislav Namestnikov also had goals to lead the Colorado Avalanche over the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Cale Makar had three assists in his return to the lineup from an upper-body injury that kept him out for five games....

In this March 9, 2020, photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Yards Brewing Company, in Philadelphia. Hayes’ addition has been a big part of the Flyers success, his popularity soaring to the point there’s now a Big Hayes-y IPA on tap at Yards Brewery. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Cheers! Streaking Flyers hope hot streak leads to Cup run

Mar. 11, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hayes stepped behind the bar and prepared to make his first draft pick. The lager, the golden ale, the porter, wide varieties of delicious beers were lined up, but for Hayes the perfect pint was one he could truly call his own. So Hayes pinch-hit for the bartender, pulled the tap...

Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, right, stops a shot from Colorado Avalanche's Nathan MacKinnon during the first period of an NHL hockey game Monday, March 9, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

MacKinnon sidelined at least a week with lower body injury

Mar. 11, 2020 2:48 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without top scorer Nathan MacKinnon for at least a week after he suffered a lower body injury. MacKinnon was hurt during the second period in Los Angeles against the Kings on Monday. It's the latest blow to an injury-plagued Avalanche team that's trying to catch...

New York Rangers right wing Kaapo Kakko (24) celebrates with center Mika Zibanejad (93) after Kakko scored against the Dallas Stars during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Dallas, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Zibanejad scores again, Rangers beat Stars 4-2

Mar. 11, 2020 1:10 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Mika Zibanejad remains on a roll — and the New York Rangers hope Kaapo Kakko is just getting started. Zibanejad got his 10th goal in five games to give him 40 for the season, Kakko broke out of a long scoring slump and fellow rookie Igor Shesterkin made 31 saves as New York beat the...

New Jersey Devils goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood (29) celebrates with teammates after their win an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Saturday, March 7, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Zajac, Palmieri lead Devils to 6-4 win over rival Rangers

Mar. 7, 2020 10:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis Zajac and Kyle Palmieri each scored twice and the New Jersey Devils used a big second period to beat the New York Rangers 6-4 Saturday night. Fredrik Claesson and John Hayden also scored, and Damon Severson and Dakota Merkis each had two assists to help the Devils improve to 6-1-2 in...

New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin and center Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrate after Zibanejad scored in overtime of the team's NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in New York. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 6-5 in overtime; Zibanejad scored five goals. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Zibanejad scores 5 goals to lead Rangers past Caps in OT

Mar. 5, 2020 11:42 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The puck kept finding Mika Zibanejad — and he kept burying them in the back of the net. Five times. And, the last put him in the New York Rangers' record books and delivered them a big-time victory. Zibanejad scored five goals to match the franchise record, capping the scoring spree...

St. Louis Blues left wing Jaden Schwartz scores a goal on an empty net during final seconds of the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Madison Square Garden in New York. The Blues won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Blues beat Rangers 3-1 for 8th straight victory

Mar. 3, 2020 11:32 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are working hard to defend their Stanley Cup crown and forging the type of win they did in a fast-paced game against the New York Rangers proved that point. Brayden Schenn scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and Jordan Binnington made 25 saves as...

Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Carter Hart itches the puck during the second period of the NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Flyers extend win streak to 6 with 5-3 win over Rangers

Mar. 1, 2020 4:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Carter Hart and a potent power play kept the Philadelphia Flyers climbing in the playoff race. Hart made 23 saves and the surging Flyers extended their winning streak to a season-high six games with a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. Matt Niskanen, Sean Couturier and Travis...