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2009-10-03 22:07:54

Brandon Dubinsky had two goals and an assist Saturday to lead the New York Rangers to a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators. Marian Gaborik added a goal and an assist and now has three points in two games since signing a free agent contract with the Rangers, who were lost to Pittsburgh in their season opener Friday. Vinny Prospal scored his first goal with New York since also coming over in the offseason. Michael Del Zotto got his first NHL goal in the win and Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist...

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...

2009-04-28 21:23:53

Sergei Fedorov scored with 5 minutes left Tuesday to give Washington a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 7 of their Eastern quarterfinals. Alexander Semin scored the other goal for the Capitals, who had three straight victories to take the series 4-3. It was just the second time the Capitals won a playoff series after trailing 3-1. The other time was in the 1988 semifinals against Philadelphia. The Capitals rallied from a 1-3 series deficit last season in the quarterfinals against...

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....

2009-04-15 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...

2009-04-12 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....

2009-04-07 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...

2009-03-22 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...

2009-03-21 21:12:42

Ryan Callahan's 18th and 19th goals Saturday helped the New York Rangers record a 5-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Markus Naslund (22), Chris Drury (18) (power play) and Nikolai Zherdev (21) also scored goals. Nik Antropov had two assists. Netminder Nik Antropov made 37 saves on 40 shots for the Rangers, who have 84 points and occupy the seventh spot in the Eastern Conference playoff chase. Buffalo's Clarke MacArthur, Daniel Paille and Toni Lydman each scored once. Patrick Lalime yielded four...

2009-03-17 21:44:37

Chris Drury scored the game-winner in the third round of an overtime shootout Tuesday to give the New York Rangers a 4-3 win over Montreal. Montreal's Andrei Markov began the round with a goal to tie the shootout at 2-2 but Drury then beat Carey Price with a shot from the slot to win the game for New York. Nik Antropov, Nikolai Zherdev and Ryan Callahan scored in regulation for the Rangers, who have won three of their last four games. New York's Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 shots. Alex...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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