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Rangers Notes: Moore suspended five games

New York, NY ( – New York Rangers defenseman John Moore has been suspended five games without pay for an illegal check to the head of Minnesota’s Erik Haula during Monday’s game against the Wild. The 23-year-old Moore was assessed a match penalty 7:12 into the second period. Moore, who has one assist in nine games this season, is considered ... Read More »

Penguins take down Devils

Pittsburgh, PA ( – Craig Adams’ goal in the second period put the Penguins ahead for good, as Pittsburgh thumped New Jersey, 8-3, on Tuesday. Sidney Crosby scored twice, while Pascal Dupuis, Blake Comeau, Steve Downie and Patric Hornqvist each posted a goal and an assist for the Penguins, who have won their past two. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 16 shots in ... Read More »

Ladd scores twice as Jets edge Islanders

Uniondale, NY ( – Andrew Ladd scored twice, including the go-ahead goal early in the third period, and the Winnipeg Jets escaped with a 4-3 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday. Paul Postma and Jacob Trouba also lit the lamp for the Jets, who have won two in a row. Ondrej Pavelec stopped 18-of-21 shots. Brock Nelson, John Tavares ... Read More »

Rangers pull out win with Wild comeback

New York, NY ( – Mats Zuccarello’s goal with 3:11 to play proved to be the winner as the New York Rangers scored five times in the third period to edge the Minnesota Wild, 5-4, in an exciting game at Madison Square Garden. Zuccarello and Derick Brassard each posted a goal and two assists, Kevin Klein and Rick Nash had ... Read More »

Jagr lifts Devils to OT win

Ottawa, ON ( – The ageless Jaromir Jagr scored on the power play with 1:21 left in overtime to send the New Jersey Devils past the Ottawa Senators, 3-2, on a somber night at Canadian Tire Centre. Saturday’s game was the first for the Senators following the tragic shooting of a Canadian soldier in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday. A moment ... Read More »

Nielsen’s 3rd-period hat trick sends Isles past Stars

Uniondale, NY ( – Frans Nielsen’s third-period hat trick helped the New York Islanders to a 7-5 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday. With the game tied at 4-4 after two periods, Nielsen started his surge as he finished a 2-on-1 rush with a goal at the 9:39 mark. He then received a pass from Mikhail Grabovski on another ... Read More »

Price stones Rangers as Habs move to 7-1

Montreal, QC ( – The New York Rangers found out once again what a difference Carey Price can make. In the first meeting between Montreal and the Rangers since last year’s Eastern Conference finals, Price turned away 34-of-35 shots in a stellar effort that carried the red-hot Canadiens to a 3-1 victory at Bell Centre. Price sustained a knee injury ... Read More »

Devils’ home, shootout woes continue in loss to Stars

Newark, NJ ( – Jamie Benn scored in a fifth consecutive game and added a goal in the shootout as the Dallas Stars edged the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Friday night. Kari Lehtonen stopped 25 shots and Patrick Eaves had the other goal in regulation for the Stars, who improved to 4-0-1 in their last five games. “I thought ... Read More »

Ex-Bruin Johnson leads Isles past former club

Boston, MA ( – Chad Johnson returned to TD Garden and backstopped his new team to a win over his old club. Johnson made 14 of his 30 saves in the third period as the New York Islanders held on for a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins, who saw captain Zdeno Chara depart in the first period for an ... Read More »

Kessel leads Maple Leafs over Islanders

Uniondale, NY ( – Phil Kessel scored twice during a four- goal outburst in the second period that propelled the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. James van Riemsdyk, Roman Polak and David Clarkson also scored and Kessel had an assist for the Maple Leafs, who were coming off back-to-back losses ... Read More »