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Buffalo Sabres forward Tobias Rieder (13) puts the puck past New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev (40) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel's 2nd period goal lifts Sabres over Rangers 3-2

Jan. 26, 2021 11:03 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo captain Jack Eichel’s first goal of the season gave him some relief and provided a lift for the Sabres. Eichel, Dylan Cozens and Tobias Rieder scored for Buffalo, which rallied for a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. “You have a little bit of a...

St. Louis Blues' Mike Hoffman (68) and San Jose Sharks' Fredrik Handemark (37) chase after a loose puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Capped out: Flat salary cap makes NHL teams get creative

Jan. 20, 2021 11:01 AM EST

In the 16 years since the salary cap has been a reality in the NHL, it never has been this much of a challenge to maneuver. Teams that made moves in 2019 and right up to the 2020 trade deadline expected the cap to increase substantially from the current $81.5 million. Then the coronavirus pandemic hit, the league...

New Jersey Devils' Jack Hughes, right, scores against New York Rangers goalie Alexandar Georgiev during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Hughes has 3 points in 2nd period as Devils beat Rangers 4-3

Jan. 19, 2021 11:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jack Hughes had two goals and an assist in New Jersey’s three-goal second period, Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 47 shots and the Devils beat the New York Rangers 4-3 Tuesday night. Miles Wood had a goal and an assist, and Travis Zajac also scored to give New Jersey at least a point in...

New York Rangers' Mika Zibanejad (93) celebrates a first-period goal by Pavel Buchnevich, not seen, against New York Islanders goalie Ilya Sorokin in an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Buchnevich, Panarin lead Rangers to 5-0 win over Islanders

Jan. 16, 2021 10:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Pavel Buchnevich and Artemi Panarin each scored twice and Alexandar Georgiev stopped 23 shots for his fifth career shutout, leading the New York Rangers to a 5-0 win over the Islanders on Saturday night. Kaapo Kakko also scored as the Rangers bounced back for their first victory two nights...

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020, file photo, Team White left winger Alexis Lafreniere smiles following hockey's CHL Top Prospects Game in Hamilton, Ontario. The New York Rangers liked the improvement they showed before the pandemic interrupted last season. They were not happy with their quick exit in postseason, but the disappointment was soothed when they won the No. 1 pick in the NH draft, and selected touted forward Lafreniere. (Peter Power/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Rangers look to build on last season's improved play

Jan. 5, 2021 12:05 PM EST

The New York Rangers liked the way they were playing before the coronavirus pandemic interrupted last season. After a quick exit in the postseason when play resumed, they're now focused on building on the strides they made. “You could see the progress, especially on the defensive side of the puck,”...