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New York Rangers fire coach Dave Quinn, 3 assistants

May. 12, 2021 16:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers' managerial shakeup is complete. New general manager Chris Drury fired coach David Quinn and three assistant coaches Wednesday after they missed the playoffs with one of the NHL's up-and-coming teams. The move is the first major one...

Capitals beat Rangers 4-2 in fight-filled game

May. 05, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — T.J. Oshie had a hat trick, Vitek Vanecek made 19 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the depleted New York Rangers 4-2 in a fight-filled game Wednesday night. Oshie beat Alexandar Georgiev 12 seconds into the middle period with a shot from the right...

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...

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...

Georgiev has 26 saves as Rangers beat Flyers 4-1

Apr. 23, 2021 22:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev stopped 26 shots, Pavel Buchnevich and rookie Alexis Lafreniere each had a goal and an assist, and the New York Rangers beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 Friday night for their fifth win in seven games. Chris Kreider and Filip Chytil...

Rangers finish off four-game sweep of New Jersey Devils

Apr. 18, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Another birthday for the New York Rangers. Another big day for the birthday boy. A day after Pavel Buchnevich scored a hat trick on his big day, Mika Zibanejad celebrated his 28th birthday and helped the Rangers cap a four-game sweep of the Devils...

Georgiev stops 31 shots, Rangers beat Islanders 4-1

Apr. 10, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Alexandar Georgiev made 31 saves in his first start since March 19, Alexis Lafreniere and Colin Blackwell scored in the second period, and the New York Rangers beat the Islanders 4-1 on Friday night. Mika Zibanejad and K'Andre Miller also scored...

Rangers blast Penguins 8-4 with goals from 8 players

Apr. 06, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin had a goal and three assists, Adam Fox had a goal and two assists and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 8-4 on Tuesday night. Colin Blackwell, Mika Zibanejad, Ryan Strome, Alexis Lafreniere, Kaapo Kakko and Pavel Buchnevich...