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NY Rangers wowed by LA Kings in Cup finals opener

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Alain Vigneault reviewed only portions of the video from the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup finals opener before he sat …

NY Rangers jump to Dan Girardi's defense after his turnover leads to LA Kings' Game 1 winner

The New York Rangers are confident that defenseman Dan Girardi will bounce back from the turnover that led to the Los Angeles Kings' winning goal in their Stanley Cup finals opener.<p>The Rangers rallied to Girardi's defense Thursday, saying they all made mistakes in the Kings' 3-2 overtime victory.<p>No …

Kings' Doughty already trending to be among the best | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Drew Doughty, at 24 already one of the most inspirational players for the Los Angeles Kings, has proven himself to be the best two-way defenseman of the Stanley Cup playoffs.<p>Jun 4, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty (8) reaches for the puck …

Why Pulling Henrik Lundqvist Was the Right Call Despite Rangers' Game 5 Loss

Link to Media<p>Henrik Lundqvist looked human in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final, and as a result he was yanked in the second period of a game his team pulled even but eventually would hand back to the Montreal Canadiens.<p>Heading into the contest, Lundqvist was the leader in every major …

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Rangers coach Alain Vigneault says no need for more sanctions against Moore

Rangers coach Alain Vigneault says there's no need for supplemental discipline for New York defenceman John Moore in the wake of his punishing hit on Montreal forward Dale Weise in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final.<p>But he's not holding his breath.<p>"It doesn't meet the league standard as far as …

Despite 16% Drop In Price, Rangers Game 6 Tickets Still Most Expensive Of NHL Playoffs

During Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the New York Rangers had a chance to clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1994. Up 3-1 in the series against the Montreal Canadiens, the series returned to the Bell Centre, and the Canadiens took control of the game. The …

John Moore faces potential discipline

MONTREAL -- New York Rangers defenseman John Moore will have a hearing Wednesday for his illegal hit to the head of Canadiens forward Dale Weise …

Habs believe they can rally

BROSSARD, Quebec -- The locals are restless.<p>Their Montreal Canadiens are one loss away from having their underdog spring run strike midnight at the …

Rangers’ Moore suspended two games for Weise hit

The NHL has suspended New York Rangers defenceman John Moore for two games for an illegal check to the head of Montreal forward Dale Weise in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final.<p>Moore was given a major penalty and ejected from Tuesday night's game at Montreal's Bell Centre when, at 10:41 of the …

Rangers a win away from Stanley Cup finals

MONTREAL (AP) — When other parts of their game are sputtering, the New York Rangers have two key assets to fall back on — penalty killing and …

Ryan McDonagh trade is best in Rangers history

NEW YORK — First period of a fairly huge Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final.<p>The Rangers killing what was a parade of offensive-zone penalties, most of them deserved (some not). Loose puck being chased by the Canadiens' David Desharnais, who has been fabulous in these playoffs.<p>With a little …

Nigerian defense chief claims abducted schoolgirls located

Nigeria's defense chief is claiming that the country’s military has located nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists but cannot go in with force to free them.<p>Air Marshal Alex Badeh told demonstrators supporting the country's much criticized military on Monday that Nigerian troops can …