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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates with Brock Nelson (29) after Nelson scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in New York. The Islanders won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bailey, Greiss help Islanders hold on to beat Rangers 4-2

Jan. 22, 2020 4:04 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Following a stretch of seven games in 11 days, the New York Islanders don't play again until Feb. 1 The extended time off around the All-Star break will feel much better after a needed win against one of their biggest rivals. Josh Bailey had a goal and two assists, Thomas Greiss stopped 40...

Columbus Blue Jackets center Boone Jenner (38) congratulates Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Oliver Bjorkstrand (28) after Bjorkstrand scored a goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in New York. Bjorkstrom scored both goals as the Blue Jackets defeated the Rangers 2-1. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Bjorkstrand scores twice, rallies Jackets over Rangers 2-1

Jan. 19, 2020 11:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The surging Columbus Blue Jackets received a dose of stellar play from a rookie goaltender and a two-goal boost from returning Oliver Bjorkstrand to forge another close victory. Bjorkstrand scored twice, including with 26.5 seconds left, to lift the Blue Jackets over the New York Rangers...

Vegas Golden Knights new head coach Peter DeBoer talks to media after defeating the Ottawa Senators 4-2 in an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

Golden Knights beat Senators in DeBoer's debut with Vegas

Jan. 16, 2020 11:42 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Mark Stone made his return to Ottawa memorable - for himself and his new coach. Stone scored a goal and picked up an assist, leading Vegas to a 4-2 victory over the Senators on Thursday night in Peter DeBoer's debut as the Golden Knights' coach. The win snapped a four-game losing...

New York Rangers' Chris Kreider (20) celebrates with teammate Ryan Strome (16) after scoring the game winning goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Kreider scores late to lift Rangers over Islanders 3-2

Jan. 16, 2020 11:26 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers like they way they've been playing lately. Beating the rival New York Islanders for the second time in four days was a big confidence boost, too. Kreider scored a power-play goal with 25 seconds left to give the Rangers their fourth win in five...

New York Islanders' Brock Nelson (29) celebrates as Detroit Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard (35) reacts after Nelson scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Nelson scores twice, Islanders pound Red Wings 8-2

Jan. 15, 2020 2:02 AM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Islanders vowed to play with purpose following a rough road loss to the crosstown Rangers. They did exactly that against the lowly Detroit Red Wings. Brock Nelson scored twice and six other Islanders connected as New York routed the hapless Red Wings 8-2. New York scored three...

CORRECTS FINAL SCORE TO 6-2 NOT 6-1 New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin (10) watches his goal slide past New York Islanders goaltender Semyon Varlamov (40) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in New York. Panarin had two goals in the Rangers 6-2 victory over the Islanders. Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock (6) watches. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Panarin has 2 goals, 3 assists as Rangers beat Islanders 6-2

Jan. 13, 2020 11:36 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Rangers coach David Quinn isn't surprised by anything Artemi Panarin does. Panarin had two goals and three assists to match a career high with five points, and the New York Rangers beat the rival New York Islanders 6-2 in their first meeting of the season Monday night. “Every now and...

FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bjugstad (27) fights for control of the puck with New York Rangers' Brendan Smith (42) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in New York. Smith is one of a couple of throwback-style players bouncing back between forward and defense this NHL season. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Dual-role players? Defensemen as wingers show it can be done

Jan. 13, 2020 3:51 AM EST

Brendan Smith caught his breath for a few seconds on the bench before New York Rangers coach David Quinn called his name again. Smith had just skated a shift as a defenseman and was needed at forward, too. The natural defenseman hopped over the boards and got back on the ice at a different position. “The...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...

New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, defends a shot from St. Louis Blues' Jacob de la Rose, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Billy Hurst)

Perron scores 20th goal in Blues 5-2 win over Rangers

Jan. 11, 2020 11:50 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis winger David Perron received a call from the team's president of hockey operations late Friday. “I was hoping I wasn't getting traded," Perron said. The news from Doug Armstrong was good. Armstrong informed Perron that he had been selected to the All-Star game via a vote...

New York Rangers left wing Artemi Panarin (10) and defenseman Tony DeAngelo (77) celebrate with left wing Chris Kreider (20) after Kreider scored a goal during the first period of the team's NHL hockey game against the New Jersey Devils, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

DeAngelo, Panarin lead Rangers past Devils 6-3

Jan. 9, 2020 10:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — An offensive outburst by defenseman Tony DeAngelo propelled the New York Rangers. DeAngelo recorded his first career hat trick and added two assists as the Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 on Thursday night. Rookie goaltender Igor Shesterkin collect his second career NHL win....