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Smith, Raanta, Hurricanes top Rangers for 2-0 series lead

May. 21, 2022 00:10 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Brendan Smith had gone nine years since last finding the back of the net in the Stanley Cup playoffs. And Antti Raanta, well, he never had a postseason game like this. The Carolina Hurricanes keep finding different ways to win in the playoffs....

Cole's OT goal lift Hurricanes past Rangers for Game 1 win

May. 18, 2022 23:12 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sebastian Aho extended the game. Ian Cole ended it. And that allowed the Carolina Hurricanes to escape their first home loss of the playoffs despite being completely outplayed most of the night. Cole beat Igor Shesterkin at 3:12 of overtime to help the...

Hurricanes look to keep rolling at home vs. New York Rangers

May. 17, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes needed to finish the regular season strong to hold off the New York Rangers for the Metropolitan Division title. They are benefitting from that push as the teams meet in a second-round playoff series. The division title secured home-ice...

Panarin lifts Rangers past Penguins 4-3 in OT in Game 7

May. 15, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Artemi Panarin is such a gifted passer, he looks to set up his teammates for goals. He can shoot, too, and he came through in a prime situation. Panarin scored a power-play goal 4:46 into overtime and the New York Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 Sunday...

Kreider scores late, Rangers edge Pens 5-3 to force Game 7

May. 13, 2022 23:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Kreider doesn't believe in dwelling on the past. There is only the next play for the New York Rangers' star forward. It's why Kreider threw linemate Mika Zibanejad's iPad to the ground out of frustration after Zibanejad stewed over a breakaway during the...

Crosby's status clouds Rangers-Penguins as Game 6 looms

May. 12, 2022 15:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sidney Crosby made his way down the tunnel and out of sight. Any sense of security the Pittsburgh Penguins had in their first-round playoff series against the New York Rangers disappeared right along with their captain. The superstar's status for Friday night's...

Matthews, McDavid, Shesterkin are finalists for Hart Trophy

May. 12, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid are two of the finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy, the NHL’s most valuable player award. New York Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin is also in contention for the prize...

Chytil scores in 3rd, Rangers beat Penguins 5-3 in Game 5

May. 11, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Unhappy with the way they played in two bad losses on the road that pushed them to the brink of elimination, the New York Rangers bounced back with a needed win to keep their season going. Filip Chytil scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the...

Crosby, Penguins have Rangers on brink heading into Game 5

May. 10, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins were stymied by Igor Shesterkin during the regular season. They have now chased the the New York Rangers' Vezina Trophy finalist the last two games and are one win from advancing to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in four years. ...

Pens chase Shesterkin again, topple Rangers 7-2 for 3-1 lead

May. 09, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Igor Shesterkin toyed with the Pittsburgh Penguins during the regular season. The New York Rangers' goaltender even waved Sidney Crosby and company off the ice following a shutout victory in early April. Fast forward a month and Shesterkin's swagger is suddenly...