New York Rangers - the best personalized free web-based Email en en New York Rangers Senators back in conference finals for 1st time in 10 years NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson and the Senators have goals this season beyond the Eastern Conference finals. Still, Ottawa planned to enjoy the achievement for a night before getting back to work. After all, it's been a while. Karlsson had a goal and an assist to help the Senators reached the third round of the playoffs for the first tim... Wed, 10 May 2017 06:41:00 GMT 2017-05-10T06:41:00Z Karlsson leads Senators past Rangers into East finals NEW YORK (AP) — Erik Karlsson and the Ottawa Senators showed off their toughness in the third period. The New York Rangers pushed and pushed, but the resilient Senators held on — all the way to their first Eastern Conference final in 10 years. Karlsson had a goal and an assist, Craig Anderson made 37 saves and the Senators eliminated the Rangers with a 4-... Wed, 10 May 2017 04:14:00 GMT 2017-05-10T04:14:00Z Capitals, Ducks confront Game 7 demons vs. Penguins, Oilers Game 7 may be the most exciting phrase in sports to a lot of people. Probably not for the Washington Capitals and Anaheim Ducks. The Capitals have lost six of nine Game 7s in the Alex Ovechkin era, and the Ducks have lost five in a row with stars Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry, including a heartbreaker in each of the last four years. Wednesday night is the chance for each team... Wed, 10 May 2017 02:37:00 GMT 2017-05-10T02:37:00Z Rangers need win at home for another shot in Ottawa NEW YORK (AP) — The Rangers have had a tough time closing out against the Senators in Ottawa, a challenge they're eager to take on again. First, there's business to take care of in New York. After giving up another late lead before losing in overtime again on the road, the Rangers return home needing a win in Game 6 on Tuesday night to avoid elimination in their Eastern Conf... Tue, 09 May 2017 00:47:00 GMT 2017-05-09T00:47:00Z Turris' OT goal gives Senators 3-2 series lead over Rangers OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Kyle Turris capped Ottawa's comeback from two deficits and pulled the Senators one win from returning to the Eastern Conference final for the first time in 10 years. Turris scored 6:28 into overtime to lift the Senators to 5-4 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday for a 3-2 series lead in their second-round series. ... Sun, 07 May 2017 00:55:00 GMT 2017-05-07T00:55:00Z Ovechkin on move for Caps' elimination game vs. Penguins? ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is Washington's third-line left winger as they face elimination against the Pittsburgh Penguins. At least, that is what coach Barry Trotz did in practice Friday as the desperate Capitals, down 3-1 in their second-round series, prepared for Game 5 on Saturday night in Washington. The Penguins could be getting Sidney Crosby back from a concu... Fri, 05 May 2017 21:42:00 GMT 2017-05-05T21:42:00Z Rangers top Senators 4-1, tie series 2-2 NEW YORK (AP) — While New York stars Rick Nash and Chris Kreider receive playoff-level attention from Ottawa, Oscar Lindberg and Tanner Glass are providing an unexpected lift for the Rangers. Lindberg scored two goals, Glass had two assists and the Rangers beat the Senators 4-1 on Thursday night to tie their Eastern Conference semifinal series at two games apiece. ... Fri, 05 May 2017 13:18:00 GMT 2017-05-05T13:18:00Z Zuccarello leads Rangers to 4-1 win over Senators in Game 3 NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello got the New York Rangers off to a fast start and they cruised to a crucial win against the Ottawa Senators. Zuccarello had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Rangers went on to a 4-1 victory Tuesday night that cut the Senators' lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Michael Grabner, Rick Nash and Oscar Lindberg a... Wed, 03 May 2017 04:01:00 GMT 2017-05-03T04:01:00Z Rangers regroup after tough loss, confident for Game 3 GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Back home and with an extra day off following their tough double-overtime loss at Ottawa, the New York Rangers are a confident group as they prepare to face the Senators in Game 3. The Rangers led 5-3 late in the third period on Saturday before Ottawa's Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice in the last 3:19 to tie the score and then got... Tue, 02 May 2017 06:45:00 GMT 2017-05-02T06:45:00Z Desperate Capitals go back to Holtby for Game 3 vs. Penguins Desperate times called for a players-only meeting in the Washington Capitals' locker room after they fell behind 2-0 in their second-round playoff series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. What was said? Matt Niskanen called it "none of your business," Alex Ovechkin insisted "it stays between us," and Justin Williams said, "We'll keep that between us." ... Mon, 01 May 2017 06:17:00 GMT 2017-05-01T06:17:00Z Pageau gets fourth goal in 2OT to lift Sens over Rangers 6-5 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his 'legendary game' for the Ottawa Senators. Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the winner 2:54 into the second overtime to lift the Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday, giving Ottawa a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. ... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:58:00 GMT 2017-04-30T01:58:00Z Life of a goalie in Eastern playoff series is complicated WASHINGTON (AP) — When the difference between winning and losing is a puck shot from behind the goal line that goes in off his helmet, all Henrik Lundqvist can do is shake his head. Among the hundreds of decisions and 41 saves he made against the Ottawa Senators, the New York Rangers goaltender knew all anyone wanted to know was how that one crazy goal went in. ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 21:48:00 GMT 2017-04-28T21:48:00Z Karlsson helps Senators edge Rangers 2-1 in Game 1 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Erik Karlsson was hoping for a good bounce. He got a great one. Karlsson's shot from an almost impossible angle beat Henrik Lundqvist with 4:11 left in the third period, sending the Ottawa Senators to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers in the opener of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night. Karl... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:58:00 GMT 2017-04-28T03:58:00Z Zuccarello leads Rangers in East semifinals against Senators NEW YORK (AP) — Mats Zuccarello has worked hard to become a consistent scoring leader for the New York Rangers. The 29-year-old Norwegian shuffled between the minors and the NHL after signing with the Rangers in 2010. He spent the 2012-13 season in the KHL during the NHL lockout before re-signing with New York in March 2013. Zuccarello then had a breakout season after that a... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:37:00 GMT 2017-04-26T22:37:00Z Penguins-Capitals rivalry highlights playoffs' second round It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL's divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round. For the second consecutive year, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will face Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals after they hadn't met in the playoffs since 2009. Washington and Pittsburgh were the league... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:58:00 GMT 2017-04-24T19:58:00Z Hillary Clinton makes surprise appearance at Tribeca Fest NEW YORK (AP) — The premiere of a virtual reality short by Oscar-winning director Kathryn Bigelow was already a high-profile event at the Tribeca Film Festival on Saturday night. And then Hillary Clinton walked onstage. Clinton was an unannounced panelist, there to discuss the scourge of elephant poaching — the subject of Bigelow's eight-minute film "The ... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 07:14:00 GMT 2017-04-23T07:14:00Z Rangers advance to 2nd round for 5th time in 6 years NEW YORK (AP) — After pulling out a tough first-round series with three straight wins, the New York Rangers get a couple days to regroup for the next round. It's a routine they know well. Mats Zuccarello scored twice and the Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. New York will face the winner of th... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 06:33:00 GMT 2017-04-23T06:33:00Z Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis NEW YORK (AP) — With his team trailing after a lackluster effort in the first 20 minutes, Mats Zuccarello came through in the second period to help the New York Rangers get a big series-clinching win. Zuccarello scored twice and the Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals. "He's a... Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:42:00 GMT 2017-04-23T04:42:00Z Kathryn Bigelow on VR after her first try: 'I love it' NEW YORK (AP) — As a filmmaker drawn to the most visceral forms of cinema, it was probably inevitable that Kathryn Bigelow's high-adrenaline curiosities would lead her to virtual reality. The Oscar-winning director on Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival premiered her first VR experience, "The Protectors: Walk in the Rangers' Shoes," an eight-minute, 360-degree plunge into th... Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:03:00 GMT 2017-04-22T12:03:00Z Coyle, Wild aim to keep pressure on Blues with 3-1 deficit ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Charlie Coyle has that enviable blend of size and skills, a 25-year-old forward on the verge of realizing the potential of a former first-round draft pick. Without Coyle's clutch contributions, the Minnesota Wild would have been bounced already from their first-round series against the St. Louis Blues. Perhaps this spring has triggered the breakthrough... Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:34:00 GMT 2017-04-21T21:34:00Z Blackhawks, Blue Jackets look to stave off elimination SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After posting two of the top four records in the NHL in the regular season, the Chicago Blackhawks and Columbus Blue Jackets both need to find out a way to get a win on the road or their playoff runs will end almost as soon as they began. The Blackhawks were shut out twice at home by Nashville and then blew a 2-0 lead in Game 3 to ... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 21:29:00 GMT 2017-04-19T21:29:00Z Rangers top Canadiens 2-1; series tied 2-2 NEW YORK (AP) — After a lackluster performance in a Game 3 loss, the New York Rangers came out aggressive early on Tuesday night. They managed the puck better and kept the pressure off their own net. And now their series against Montreal is even. Rick Nash and Jesper Fast scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves and the Rangers beat the C... Wed, 19 Apr 2017 03:25:00 GMT 2017-04-19T03:25:00Z Blue Jackets, Wild in danger of being swept out of playoffs COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets scored more goals in the first six minutes of Sunday's game than in their first two playoff games combined. That still wasn't enough to slow down the Pittsburgh Penguins, who dealt the Blue Jackets a third straight playoff loss and put them on the brink of elimination. Now the Blue Jackets, whose best season... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:16:00 GMT 2017-04-17T20:16:00Z Radulov helps Canadiens beat Rangers 3-1 for series lead NEW YORK (AP) — Alexander Radulov and the Montreal Canadiens have gone from facing a giant hole to holding the momentum in their first-round matchup with the New York Rangers. Radulov had a goal and an assist to lead the Canadiens to a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Sunday night, giving Montreal a 2-1 lead in the series. Artturi Lehkon... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 03:37:00 GMT 2017-04-17T03:37:00Z Alexander Radulov lifts Canadiens past Rangers in overtime MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens were in serious trouble until Tomas Plekanec gave them new life with a tying goal with 18 seconds left. And when Alexander Radulov scored 18:34 into overtime, it gave a whole new look to their playoff series with the New York Rangers. Instead of heading to New York trailing by two games, the Canadiens won 4-3 on Frid... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 05:43:00 GMT 2017-04-15T05:43:00Z Veteran goalies take center stage for Rangers, Penguins PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for Henrik Lundqvist not being able to beat the Montreal Canadiens. Ditto with Marc-Andre Fleury's most important games with the Pittsburgh Penguins being in his rearview mirror. Welcome to the 2017 playoffs, same as it ever was for two goaltenders who know a thing or two about what it takes this time of year. Lundqvist turned as... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:51:00 GMT 2017-04-13T22:51:00Z Glass, Lundqvist help Rangers beat Canadiens 2-0 in Game 1 MONTREAL (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist got over his troubles with the Montreal Canadiens in a hurry. The New York goalie survived a shaky first period to make 31 saves in the Rangers' 2-0 victory Wednesday night in their playoff opener. It will be up to the Canadiens to come up with an answer in Game 2 on Friday night at Bell Centre, or risk ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 03:13:00 GMT 2017-04-13T03:13:00Z Capitals favored to come out of East, but it won't be easy Armed with playoff experience and facing a first-round opponent lacking it, the NHL-best Washington Capitals are again favored to come out of the East. Of course, it won't be easy. Beyond the Capitals being in this position before and continually falling short, the path through the Metropolitan Division and rest of the Eastern Conference is a minefield. To reach the conferen... Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:05:00 GMT 2017-04-10T22:05:00Z Capitals beat Rangers to clinch Presidents' Trophy again WASHINGTON (AP) — Winning the Presidents' Trophy is becoming old hat for the Washington Capitals, though this time it could be more important than ever. The Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night to wrap up their second consecutive regular-season points title, the top seed in the Eastern Conference and Metropolitan Division title. With all those banner add... Thu, 06 Apr 2017 03:32:00 GMT 2017-04-06T03:32:00Z 'Boss Baby' dethrones 'Beauty and the Beast' with $49M debut NEW YORK (AP) — The taskmaster toddler of "The Boss Baby" dethroned Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at the box office with a $49 million debut, handing its star Alec Baldwin what President Donald Trump might call a "huge" no. 1 opening. Paramount Pictures suffered another flop with its controversy-plagued "Ghost in the Shell." The DreamWorks Animation rel... 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