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AP source: New York Rangers hiring Gerard Gallant as coach

Jun. 14, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

Gerard Gallant is set to join one of hockey's oldest organizations instead of the NHL's newest franchise after reaching an agreement to coach the New York Rangers. Gallant and the Rangers have a deal for him to be their next coach, a person with direct knowledge of the...

Rangers' Zibanejad acknowledges virus affected slow start

May. 11, 2021 15:32 PM EDT

Mika Zibanejad didn’t want to use COVID-19 as an excuse for his slow start this season. With just three goals in the New York Rangers’ first 27 games, there were questions about his struggles. “It was hard, it wasn’t easy and everyone reacts...

Zibanejad scores 2 in 3rd as Rangers edge Bruins 5-4

May. 08, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored two of New York’s four third-period goals, and the Rangers ended their season with a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins on Saturday to halt a five-game losing streak. Alexis Lafrenière and Vitali Kravtsov also scored in a wild...

Bruins beat Rangers 4-0 for 5th victory in 6 games

May. 06, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron scored in his fourth straight game, Jeremy Swayman needed to stop only 15 shots for his second career shutout and the Boston Bruins beat the New York Rangers 4-0 on Thursday night. Jake DeBrusk, Charlie McAvoy and Brandon Carlo also scored...

New York Rangers abruptly dump team president, GM

May. 05, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

The New York Rangers abruptly fired president John Davidson and general manager Jeff Gorton on Wednesday with three games left in the season, a shocking move in the aftermath of the latest controversy for the storied NHL organization. Chris Drury was named president and...

Sprong sends Capitals to 6-3 win, Rangers eliminated

May. 03, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Sprong’s tiebreaking goal early in the third period propelled the Washington Capitals to a 6-3 victory over the fading New York Rangers, who were knocked out of playoff contention Monday night. Nic Dowd, Conor Sheary, Garnet Hathaway, Nicklas...

Varlamov gets 3rd shutout vs. Rangers in Islanders' 4-0 win

Apr. 29, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 25 shots for his league-leading sixth shutout of the season and 250th career win as the New York Islanders beat the rival Rangers 4-0 Thursday night. Leo Komarov, Oliver Wahlstrom, Anthony Beauvillier and Mathew Barzal scored, and...

Lafreniere, Zibanejad help Rangers top Sabres, 3-1

Apr. 27, 2021 22:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Lafreniere scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, and the New York Rangers beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-1 on Tuesday night. Mika Zibanejad and Brendan Smith also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 36 saves as New York improved to 9-2-0 in its...

Zibanejad's hat trick carries Rangers past Sabres 6-3

Apr. 25, 2021 21:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mika Zibanejad scored three times for his third hat trick in 22 games and seventh of his career to help lift the New York Rangers past the Buffalo Sabres 6-3 on Sunday night. Kaapo Kakko added two goals and Kevin Rooney had an empty-netter for the...

Voracek, van Riemsdyk lead Flyers past Rangers, 3-2

Apr. 22, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James van Riemsdyk scored two power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday night to snap a two-game slide. Jakub Voracek scored the deciding goal for Philadelphia, and Brian Elliott made 33 saves. Ivan Provorov...