May 9, 2012
Marc Staal scored a power-play goal 1 minute, 35 seconds into overtime after Brad Richards tied it in the dying seconds of regulation to lift the host New York Rangers to a stunning 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Monday night. With goalie Henrik Lundqvist pulled for an extra attacker, Washington's Joel Ward took a four-minute penalty for high-sticking Carl Hagelin with 21.3 seconds left in the third period. Richards tied it on the first half of the power play with just 7.6 seconds to go, and Staal won it with a drive that appeared to deflect off a Washington player before beating goalie Braden Holtby.
January 27, 2011 |
BORROWING OFF THE excitement the boys are sure to generate tomorrow, the Daily News is having some fun today. Flyers beat writer Frank Seravalli and sports writer Ed Barkowitz conducted a mock draft similar to how Eric Staal and Nicklas Lidstrom will determine the All-Star teams for Sunday's game in Raleigh, N.C. They followed the NHL-mandated ground rules: Just as they will do in the real draft tomorrow, we kept the game's captains...
April 3, 2010 |
Ten players had one point each and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots in the charging New York Rangers' 5-0 victory at the Tampa Bay Lightning last night. Brandon Prust, Marc Staal, Vaclav Prospal and Brandon Dubinsky scored goals in the first period in a span of 11 minutes, 46 seconds against the Lightning's starting goalie Mile Smith, who was replaced by Antero Niittymaki after the first period. Aaron Voros scored New York's fifth goal midway through the third period, as the Rangers improved to 4-0-1 in their last five games.
May 7, 2013
Derek Stepan and Arron Asham both scored tiebreaking goals in the third period for the host New York Rangers in a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 3 on Monday night. The Rangers finally found their offense and got back into their first-round playoff series. New York defenseman Marc Staal returned after being sidelined since early March when he was struck near the right eye by a puck. New York still trails, two games to one, in the Eastern Conference series, with Game 4 Wednesday in New York.
October 17, 2011 |
FRANCOIS BEAUCHEMIN, Corey Perry and Bobby Ryan scored during a 4-minute, 23-second span of the third period, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the visiting St. Louis Blues last night, 4-2. Ryan also scored in the first period, for his 20th multigoal game in the NHL, and added an assist on Beauchemin's go-ahead goal at 1:31. Ryan Getzlaf and defenseman Luca Sbisa, a former No. 1 draft choice of the Flyers, both had two assists. Jonas Hiller, coming off a 31-save shutout against San Jose on Friday, made 28 saves.
April 17, 2008 |
Evgeni Malkin and Jarkko Ruutu scored second-period goals, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-1 win over the Ottawa Senators last night to complete a four-game sweep of their first-round series. Sidney Crosby scored into an empty net with 7.5 seconds remaining and had an assist, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 21 saves for visiting Pittsburgh, which got its first sweep in 16 years and its first playoff series win since 2001. The sweep was a measure of revenge for the Penguins, who were knocked out of last year's playoffs in five games by the Senators.
October 16, 2010
Maple Leafs still undefeated Clarke MacArthur scored for the fourth straight game and Phil Kessel netted the winner during an overtime power play as the undefeated Toronto Maple Leafs bounced back from a blown third-period lead and spoiled the New York Rangers ' home opener with a 4-3 victory Friday night. Just 20 seconds after Rangers defenseman Marc Staal went off for interference, Kessel scored his second goal of the game at 3 minutes, 8 seconds of overtime. Elsewhere: Carey Price made 22 saves and Alexandre Picard and Josh Gorges scored to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres , 2-1. Patrick Sharp broke open a one-goal game with two second-period scores to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past the Columbus Blue Jackets , 5-2. A capacity crowd booed the Blue Jackets - opening their 10th season - in the third period when they failed to get off a shot on a power play.
December 27, 2011
Carl Hagelin scored twice for his second multigoal game in the NHL, and Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 28 shots he faced as the host New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders, 3-0, on Monday for their fifth straight victory. Hagelin, in just his 16th NHL game, scored in the second and third periods for the surging Rangers (22-8-4) - the Atlantic Division leaders, who leapfrogged defending Stanley Cup champion Boston into first place in the Eastern Conference. Sabres top Capitals Brayden McNabb capped Buffalo 's four-goal first period with his first NHL goal and the host Sabres cruised to a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals . Jason Pominville, Matt Ellis and Christian Ehrhoff also scored in the first period for the Sabres, who snapped a three-game skid to improve to 4-6-2 in their last 12 games.
April 27, 2012 |
NEW YORK - The New York Rangers have survived their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series, finally taking advantage of home ice. Marc Staal and Dan Girardi scored their first goals of the series in the second period as the top-seeded Rangers defeated No. 8 Ottawa, 2-1, in Thursday's Eastern Conference win at Madison Square Garden. Thus the Rangers took the grueling series four games to three and advance to face the seventh-seeded Washington Capitals in the second round.
December 27, 2011 |
SO OFTEN, New York Rangers' winning streaks have been fueled by the stonewall goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist. He is still a big part of the equation, but suddenly he has an ever-improving, young supporting cast that is making this group of Rangers a legitimate threat in the NHL. Rookie forward Carl Hagelin scored twice for his second career multi-goal game, and Lundqvist stopped all 28 shots he faced as the Rangers beat the New York Islanders, 3-0,...