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Pittsburgh Penguins' Jake Guentzel (59) celebrates after scoring with Sidney Crosby (87) and Kris Letang during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Guentzel's 100th career goal lifts Penguins past Rangers 3-2

Jan. 24, 2021 11:04 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored the 100th goal of his NHL career with less than two minutes remaining, rallying the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Sunday night. Guentzel’s goal at 18:29 was his second of the season. “We have a resilient group,”...

Pittsburgh Penguins' Kris Letang (58) lifts the puck over New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin for a shootout goal during an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins rally past Rangers for 4-3 shootout victory

Jan. 22, 2021 11:00 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Sullivan is impressed with his team's resiliency. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach would just prefer it if his players didn't rely on it so much. Kris Letang scored in the final round of a shootout, and Pittsburgh beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday night for its third straight...

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 goalie Igor Shesterkin makes a save against New York Islanders' Mathew Barzal during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in New York. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Islanders beat Rangers 4-0 in 1st of 8 games between rivals

Jan. 15, 2021 12:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Anders Lee finished with two goals and joined Brock Nelson and Mathew Barzal with first-period goals as the New York Islanders beat the New York Rangers 4-0 at Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. Semyon Varlamov stopped 24 shots for his 28th career shutout and third with the Islanders....

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,”...