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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...

New York Rangers' Alexandar Georgiev (40) blocks a shot by Philadelphia Flyers' Kevin Hayes (13) as Jacob Trouba (8) and Travis Sanheim (6) battle during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Giroux scores 2, Flyers beat Rangers 5-2 for 5th straight

Feb. 29, 2020 3:03 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jake Voracek wore a T-shirt in the locker room for a beer named in honor of teammate Kevin Hayes. The occasion seemed appropriate, a win streak is brewing in Philly, and a playoff push is on tap for a franchise whose recent playoff history has been dry. Claude Giroux scored twice and...

New York Rangers center Mika Zibanejad (93) embraces New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) after scoring the winning goal in overtime of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Rangers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Ranger F Kreider suffers broken foot against Flyers

Feb. 28, 2020 8:42 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New York Rangers forward Chris Kreider could miss significant time after suffering a fractured foot in the first period against the Flyers on Friday night. He appeared to get hurt when he blocked a shot by Phillipe Myers early in the first period. The Rangers later tweeted about the...

FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, Carolina Hurricanes' Lucas Wallmark plays against the Boston Bruins during an NHL hockey game in Boston. The Florida Panthers traded Vincent Trocheck to the Carolina Hurricanes for Erik Haula, Lucas Wallmark and prospects Chase Priskie and Eetu Luostarinen, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

NHL trade winds blow Hurricanes' way in completing 3 deals

Feb. 24, 2020 7:43 PM EST

Hurricanes president Don Waddell resisted the urge to sign Zamboni driver David Ayres — or acquire anyone else, for that matter — to address Carolina's injury-depleted goaltending ranks before the NHL trade deadline struck Monday. Waddell, however, did manage to upgrade the rest of his roster to...

Montreal Canadiens' Ilya Kovalchuk celebrates after scoring during overtime period NHL hockey game action against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Montreal, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)

Trades juice up arms race in deep Metropolitan Division

Feb. 24, 2020 6:26 PM EST

The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL. Now the race to the finish is getting juiced up. Nearly every Metro contender made a move ahead of Monday's trade deadline to gear up for the playoff push. The first-place Washington Capitals got it started by acquiring Ilya...

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a goal during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Chicago. New York won 6-3. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Rangers extend Kreider with seven-year deal; Shesterkin hurt

Feb. 24, 2020 12:04 PM EST

GREENBURGH, N.Y (AP) — Chris Kreider is staying with the New York Rangers. Kreider and the team agreed to terms on a seven-year contract extension Monday. The 28-year-old was considered one of the top potential trade candidates at the NHL deadline. Instead, the Rangers have won 10 of 13 games out of the...

New Jersey Devils center Blake Coleman (20) blocks as Detroit Red Wings defenseman Filip Hronek (17) tries to flip the puck to a teammate during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NHL teams get jump on deadline with flurry of early trades

Feb. 20, 2020 4:08 PM EST

Tom Fitzgerald changed teams twice at the NHL trade deadline as a player and knows how it feels. As interim general manager of the New Jersey Devils, he didn’t wait until deadline day to trade captain Andy Greene or forward Blake Coleman. Beating the buzzer by more than a week, Fitzgerald recalled his own...