Latest 2006–07 New York Rangers season Stories

2009-04-22 21:25:01

Henrik Lundqvist carried a shutout into the third period Wednesday and made 38 saves, boosting the New York Rangers to a 2-1 playoff victory over Washington. The Rangers took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven, opening-round series and can close out the second-seeded Capitals Friday in Washington. Lundqvist helped overcome two third-period penalties called on Sean Avery, improving his playoff record to 14-13 over the last four seasons. Paul Mara scored the game's first goal on a slap shot with...

2009-04-15 20:52:59

Brandon Dubinsky's go-ahead goal with 8:17 left in the third period Wednesday lifted the New York Rangers to a playoff-opening 4-3 victory over Washington. The seventh-seeded Rangers built a 3-1 lead late in the second period, only to see the Capitals come back to tie it in the opening moments of the third. After forcing his teammates to kill off a penalty when he was called for holding midway through the third, Marcus Naslund came storming out of the box and collected the puck. He slipped a...

2009-04-09 21:30:35

The New York Rangers, with goalie Henrik Lundqvist turning back 37 shots, edged the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Thursday and clinched a berth in the NHL playoffs. Markus Naslund and Ryan Callahan scored the Rangers' goals and Chris Drury contributed two assists. Danny Briere registered Philadelphia's goal. Goaltender Martin Biron blocked 29 shots for the Flyers, who secured a playoff spot earlier this week.

2009-04-04 15:35:37

Tim Thomas stopped 31 shots Saturday in his fifth shutout this season, helping the Boston Bruins record a 1-0 win over the New York Rangers. Thomas's effort came one day after he signed a 4-year contract worth a reported $20 million and gave the Bruins the top playoff seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time since 2001-02 season. I'm very happy to be staying in Boston for the next 4 years, he said at a news conference before Saturday's contest. Knowing that with free agency coming up...

2009-04-02 21:18:16

Chad LaRose and Rod Brind'Amour scored third-period goals less than 30 seconds apart Thursday to give Carolina a key 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers. The Hurricanes won their seventh straight game and jumped past both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia into the No. 4 seed in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Carolina has just four games remaining in its regular season while Pittsburgh has five and Philadelphia six. New York, meanwhile, dropped into eighth place in the playoff chase....

2009-04-01 20:55:23

Ilya Kovalchuk scored with 29 seconds left in overtime Wednesday, lifting Atlanta to a 3-2 victory over Buffalo. The Sabres had a three-game winning streak snapped and suffered the loss of a badly -needed point in their chase for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Buffalo is 10th in the East, trailing No. 8 Montreal by five points with both teams having six games left. Prior to their three-game streak, the Sabres had lost six out of seven to significantly damage their playoff...

2009-03-30 21:08:34

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 38 shots Monday in his third shutout of season to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-0 win over the New Jersey Devils. Brandon Dubinsky, Dan Girardi and Ryan Callahan each scored second-period goals for the Rangers, who moved to one point behind sixth-place Pittsburgh in the NHL Eastern Conference playoff race. Martin Brodeur made 34 saves for the Devils, who suffered their fifth straight loss. New Jersey holds the third seed in the East and first place in the Atlantic...

2009-03-22 21:24:21

Ryan Shannon's goal early in the third period turned out to be the winner for the Ottawa Senators Sunday in a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers. Shannon fired a wrist shot past New York goaltender Henrik Lundqvist to put Ottawa ahead 1:09 into the period and Senators' goalie Alex Auld kept the Rangers scoreless the rest of the way. Mike Comrie got the other goal for Ottawa, which has won five straight games. Brandon Dubinsky scored for the Rangers. Auld finished with 28 stops and...

2009-03-12 22:15:22

Henrik Lundqvist shut out Nashville over the final two periods Thursday night and the New York Rangers rallied for a 4-2 victory over the Predators. Nashville took a 2-1 lead through the first period only to have Scott Gomez tie the game 3:01 into the second. Marc Staal produced the game-winner with 2:31 to play in the period and Fredrik Sjostrom scored shorthanded midway through the third. It was the Rangers' eighth shorthanded goal of the season. New York won for the fourth time in five...

2009-02-26 21:04:30

David Booth and Nathan Horton scored in a span of 60 seconds of the third period Thursday night, lifting the Florida Panthers over the New York Rangers 2-1. Florida's Craig Anderson made 40 saves and allowed only a first-period goal to Markus Naslund. The Rangers remain winless under Coach John Tortorella, who replaced Tom Renney Monday. New York last lost four straight and 12 out of 14. Henrik Lundqvist took a shutout into the third period, but the game changed just past the midway point of...

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