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Ovechkin, Capitals hand Devils 1st loss

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Ovechkin remained hot, scoring in his third consecutive game, and the Washington Capitals posted a 6-2 win over the previously unbeaten New Jersey Devils on Thursday. Marcus Johansson broke a 2-2 tie in the second period and the Capitals scored three times in a span of 7:59 in the third. Braden Holtby made 26 saves ... Read More »

Rangers end skid with SO win over ‘Canes

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Rick Nash recorded the lone goal of the shootout to enable the New York Rangers to halt a three-game losing streak with a 2-1 decision over the Carolina Hurricanes from Madison Square Garden. After Nash beat Anton Khudobin down low after faking a backhand attempt to begin the third round, ... Read More »

New York Hockey Preview by Dan Mount Part 3 – NJ Devils

New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) - New York Sportscene contributing writer Dan Mount will offer his outlook on the 2014-25 season for the Rangers, Islanders and Devils in this three part series. Part 3 - New Jersey Devils 2014-15 Season Outlook NEW JERSEY DEVILS Last year: 35-29-18 (5th in Metropolitan, missed playoffs) Who’s in: F Michael Cammalleri, F Martin Havlat, G ... Read More »

Islanders 3-0 after blowing out Rangers

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Islanders rode a flurry of goals to their best start in 13 years. Kyle Okposo's 100th career goal came during an outburst in the third period that boosted the Islanders to a 6-3 win over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night. The Islanders scored five consecutive goals, including three in the ... Read More »

New York Hockey Preview by Dan Mount Part 2 – NY Islanders

New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) - New York Sportscene contributing writer Dan Mount will offer his outlook on the 2014-25 season for the Rangers, Islanders and Devils in this three part series. Part 2 - New York Islanders 2014-15 Season Outlook NEW YORK ISLANDERS Last year: 30-35-10 (Last in Metropolitan Division, missed playoffs) Who’s in: F Mikhail Grabovksi, F Nikolai Kulemin, ... Read More »

New York Hockey Preview by Dan Mount Part 1 – NY Rangers

New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) - New York Sportscene contributing writer Dan Mount will offer his outlook on the 2014-25 season for the Rangers, Islanders and Devils in this three part series. Part 1 - New York Rangers 2014-15 Season Outlook NEW YORK RANGERS Last year: (45-31-6, 2nd in Metropolitan Division, lost in Stanley Cup final to Los Angeles, four games ... Read More »

Leafs beat up Rangers for first win of season

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Phil Kessel posted a goal and two assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs thumped the New York Rangers, 6-3. Cody Franson, James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Bozak each posted a goal and an assist for the Maple Leafs, who got their first win of the season after losses to Montreal and Pittsburgh to open the ... Read More »

Islanders beat ‘Canes in final Nassau Coliseum opener

Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Bailey's tip-in four seconds before the second intermission proved to be the difference as the New York Islanders won their final home opener at Nassau Coliseum, 4-3, over the Carolina Hurricanes. John Tavares, Cory Conacher and Brock Nelson also scored for the Islanders, who will move to Brooklyn next season and play their home games ... Read More »

Jackets roll over Rangers in home opener

Columbus, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Cam Atkinson tallied a pair of goals to lead the way in the Columbus Blue Jackets' 5-2 victory over the New York Rangers at Nationwide Arena. Nick Foligno and rookie Marko Dano each added a goal an assist to help the Blue Jackets to a successful home opener, with Artem Anisimov also scoring to support a ... Read More »

Tavares returns, Isles down Hurricanes

Raleigh, NC (sportsNetwork.com) - Behind a career night from Brock Nelson and a triumphant return from John Tavares, the New York Islanders started the season strong by posting a 5-3 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Nelson racked up two goals and a pair of assists while Tavares recorded three helpers in his first regular-season game since injuring ... Read More »