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2009-09-15 14:07:00

GREENLAND, N.H., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bauer Hockey, the world's leading manufacturer of performance hockey equipment, today announced that New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has joined Bauer Hockey's extensive roster of elite hockey players. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090915/NE76219 ) Lundqvist, who will wear newly designed goal equipment by Bauer Hockey during the upcoming NHL season, will be a featured goaltender in Bauer Hockey's global advertising...

2009-04-26 16:50:50

Tom Poti posted a goal and three assists for the Washington Capitals, who beat the New York Rangers 5-3 Sunday and sent their playoff series to Game 7. Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Milan Jurcina and Viktor Kozlov scored the other goals for the Caps. Washington goalie Simeon Varlamov blocked 29 shots. Scott Gomez, Ryan Callahan and Marc Staal got the New York goals. Henrik Lundqvist gave up four goals and had 10 saves before he was replaced by Stephen Valiquette, who finished with two saves....

2009-04-12 19:32:37

Third-period goals by Sean Avery and Blair Betts sent the New York Rangers to a 4-3 win over Philadelphia Sunday in the regular season finale for both teams. The Rangers will take on the Washington Capitals in the opening round of the playoffs and the Flyers go against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Brandon Dubinsky got the other two goals for New York and Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves in recording his 38th win this season. Danny Briere, Jeff Carter and Claude Giroux scored for Philadelphia....

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.

2009-04-07 21:08:51

Chris Drury scored two goals and Henrik Lundqvist made 24 saves Tuesday to give the New York Rangers a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. Nik Antropov also scored for the Rangers, who had lost four of their previous five games. Ryan Callahan had two assists in the win. New York has 91 points and, with Florida's 2-1 loss to Philadelphia, has a two-point lead over Florida for the eighth playoff seed in the Eastern Conference. Mathieu Dandenault scored the lone goal for Montreal and Carey...

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...

2009-03-30 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...

2009-03-15 14:40:22

Sean Avery scored two of the New York Rangers' three power-play goals Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers. Avery lifted a shot over Flyers goalie Antero Nittymaki for the game's first goal with 2 minutes left in the first period and knocked in another goal early in the third. Nik Antropov, on a power play, and Fredrik Sjostrom also scored for New York, which has won five of its last seven games. Simon Gagne got Philadelphia's goal, also on a power play. Henrik Lundqvist made 24...

2009-03-03 12:05:00

Left wing Sean Avery, who was suspended for six games by the NHL and later cut by the Dallas Stars, has re-joined the New York Rangers, the team said Tuesday. The Rangers claimed Avery off re-entry waivers. Avery had been playing with the Rangers' American Hockey League affiliate in Hartford, Conn., but is expected to join New York for its game Thursday. It is his second stint with the Rangers. He joined the team via trade on Feb. 5, 2007, and had 23 goals, 30 assists and 154 penalty minutes...

2009-02-18 21:03:21

Henrik Lundqvist did not allow a goal over the last two periods Wednesday, helping the New York Rangers to a much-needed 3-1 win over the New York Islanders. The Rangers had lost three straight and eight out of nine, a skid that has seen them fall from first to third place in the Atlantic Division. Lundqvist had lost three appearances in a row while the Rangers' offense struggled. He gave up a game-tying goal to Mark Streit midway through the first period, but was perfect the rest of the...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.