Rangers rookie Will Cuylle is already making an impact

The Rangers gave Will Cuylle his first style of the NHL this previous week, recalling the big-bodied winger from AHL Hartford for a two-game stint earlier than the All-Star break. Cuylle had been tearing it up for the Wolf Pack, with 5 targets in eight video games main as much as the call-up, which seemingly … Read more

Wild end Sabers winning streak at 5 with shootout victory

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Wild ended the Buffalo Sabres’ five-game winning streak with a 3-2 shootout victory at the Xcel Energy Center on Saturday. Marc-Andre Fleury made 29 saves, and Joel Eriksson Ek and Jared Spurgeon scored for Minnesota (27-17-4), which had misplaced three of 4. It was the final recreation earlier than … Read more

Couture has 5 factors, Sharks defeat Penguins to end 4-game skid

PITTSBURGH — Logan Couture had an NHL career-high 5 factors, together with scoring the go-ahead purpose with 4:25 remaining within the third interval, for the San Jose Sharks in a 6-4 win towards the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena on Saturday. Couture, who completed with two targets and three assists, gave San Jose a … Read more

Lightning defeat Kings, set team record with 12th straight home win

TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Lightning set a franchise record with their 12th consecutive home win, 5-2 towards the Los Angeles Kings at Amalie Arena on Saturday. Nick Perbix had three assists, and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 26 saves for the Lightning (32-15-1), who’ve gained three in a row, all at home, and performed their ultimate … Read more

NHL’s stupid playoff format is the very definition of insanity

We know that it has been mentioned that the definition of insanity is doing the identical factor repeatedly whereas anticipating a unique consequence. I’m undecided whether or not that definition applies to the NHL and its playoff format or to me for writing about nearly yearly for the final decade. Both, I think. I get … Read more

Don Granato’s decision to cut back on practicing is paying off for the Sabres

ST. PAUL, Minn. – Don Granato did not want to examine the motive behind the Buffalo Sabres’ uncharacteristic efficiency in a Monday matinee in opposition to the Florida Panthers earlier this month. Granato noticed all the indicators of an exhausted crew. The Sabers weren’t snapping tape-to-tape passes to create time and area on the ice … Read more

Rangers still not playing the best hockey as the second half beckons

The 60 minutes the Rangers performed in taking out a fairly good Golden Knights crew 4-1 at the Garden on Friday evening served just about as a microcosm of the now accomplished pre-All-Star portion of the season. Because, aside from recognizing the crucial stellar work supplied by Jaro Halak in internet, the Rangers weren’t all … Read more

James Dolan lauds Rangers’ Stanley Cup possibilities: ‘Really cooking’

Somewhere in between addressing Madison Square Garden’s controversial use of facial recognition software program, which has by some means spiraled right into a menace to ban booze on the facility, Rangers proprietor James Dolan provided some excessive reward for his hockey workforce. “The Rangers are actually cooking,” he stated on Fox 5’s “Good Day New … Read more

Rangers pull away for win over Vegas Golden Knights at Garden

The final time the Rangers had a one-goal lead heading into a 3rd interval, Wednesday in Toronto, they gave up the game-tying purpose with simply over 4 minutes left in regulation and finally misplaced in time beyond regulation. On Friday, after main by a purpose at the beginning of the third interval at Madison Square … Read more

Hughes gives Devils OT victory against Stars

DALLAS — Jack Hughes scored his second purpose of the sport 20 seconds into time beyond regulation to provide the New Jersey Devils a 3-2 win against the Dallas Stars on the American Airlines Center on Friday. Hughes scored from the left face-off circle on a shot that deflected off the stick of Stars ahead … Read more