Found January 31, 2012 on
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the New Jersey Devils tonight at Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.; TV: MSG 2; Radio: 970 The Apple), in the first game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Eastern Conference standings, and rank second in the league overall, with a record of 31-12-4 (66 pts). [...]
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Although I was unable to watch the full game last night, I caught the Rangers In 60, so I caught most of the highlights. The Rangers again went oh-for-the-powerplay last night, making their stretch of games without a powerplay goal something like 700 games. The powerplay has done some good things (although last night it stunk), but the end result is what matters, and the end result...
Bergen Record - Rangers' Marian Gaborik wins MVP, bragging rightsBergen Record - Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist as perfect as it getsNew York Post - Gaborik scores twice on fellow Ranger Lundqvist in All-Star GameDaily News - Gaborik gets tricky, wins All-Star MVPNew York Times - Gaborik Touches Off a Typical GoalfestNewsday - Gaborik's hat trick leads Team Chara to All...
CLICK HERE for Rangers-Devils Pregame
New Jersey Devils forward Eric Boulton and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll have been fined $2,500 by the NHL on Wednesday.
Boulton slashed New York Rangers forward Mike Rupp early in the second period of the Devils' 4-3 shootout win over New York on Tuesday. He was not penalized in the game.
Boll delivered an illegal check to the head of Sharks forward Joe Thornton...
His goal production may be soaring to new heights, but David Clarkson's just happy to be contributing.
He matched a season high Tuesday with his 17th of the year, and did it in d...
The term “untouchable” is often tossed around on Twitter, on blogs, and around the interwebs in many different forms. “Untouchable” is a term that fans have given to players they have either grown attached to, think are special in some way, or are vital to the organization’s well being. In the business that is hockey, there is no such thing as an “untouchable” player...
Marian Gaborik got the best of New York Rangers teammate Henrik Lundqvist, and Zdeno Chara scored the winning goal for the NHL All-Star team named after him.
Match-up- Rangers (31-12-4 - 66 points) @ Devils (26-19-3 - 55 points)
TV - MSG-2, MSG Plus
Puck drop - 7:00 PM ET
Last 10: New York (R) 7-3-0 / New Jersey 5-4-1
Projected starting goalies - Henrik Lundqvist (NYR) vs. Martin Brodeur (NJ)
Battle of the stats
Goals for/against per game
New York (R) - 2.77 / 1.98
New Jersey - 2.52 / 2.79
Powerplay/Penalty Kill percentage...
NEWARK N.J. (AP) -- All-Star goalie Henrik Lundqvist won't be in net for the New York Rangers when they play the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night, ending a string of 32 consecutive starts against the metropolitan area rivals.
The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils are bitter rivals, but have met just once this season.
They'll make up for it by meeting five times over the next six weeks.
Fresh off an MVP performance in the All-Star game, Marian Gaborik leads the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers across the Hudson River to face the Devils on Tuesday night.
Gaborik scored twice and set up Artem...
New Jersey won't be entertaining any trade offers for Zach Parise, who can be a free agent after the season.
The Rangers and Devils set a furious tone for the second half of the season with an electric and unpredictable third period Tuesday night in Newark, going to a shootout before Ilya Kovalchuk's lone goal held up in a 4-3 Devils win.