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Canes forward Anthony Stewart said there never was any doubt, any hesitation.
Brian Boyle of the New York Rangers hit Jeff Skinner along the boards in the third period of Thursday's game -- a dangerous hit, in Stewart's eyes. Just like that, Stewart went after Boyle, throwing punches, drawing a fighting major but also an instigator minor.
"It was one of our star players but I would do it for anyone else," Stewart said today after the Canes practice at Raleigh Center Ice. "It (stinks) that I got the two minutes but it was more of a moral victory than anything, to show the camaraderie on the team.
"We're trying to go in a new direction here and guys are going to have to do some things maybe out of their element. Jumping a guy here and there will help this team. I don't think it's happened this year where we stand up for a teammate right away, but going forward we have to do those little things and come out of our comfort zone to help us."
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It's been eleven games since the New York Rangers recalled forward Sean Avery from the Connecticut Whale of the AHL after he was assigned there during training camp. In those eleven games, Avery has slowly but surely worked his way into earning a roster spot on this team. As expected, he was handed the bare minimum of responsibility from the coach early on, but that's changed...
New York, December 1, 2011 – New York Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather announced today that forward Andre Deveaux has been assigned to the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL).
Deveaux, 27, has registered one assist and 29 penalty minutes in nine games with the Rangers. He tallied his first point as a Ranger with an assist on the game-winning...
Derek Stepan crawled off the ice during the third period of last night's game against the Carolina Hurricanes after taking a shot to the leg, but was able to return for his next shift. However, after the game he was seen limping in the locker room and now, today, he is reportedly not participating in Rangers practice per Andrew Gross.
There's no word on whether the coaches...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Ryan McDonagh, Marian Gaborik and Sean Avery scored in a 4:53 span of the second period and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.
Ryan Callahan and Michael Sauer had the other goals for the Rangers, who got points from 14 players and earned their 11th win in 13 games. Martin Biron made...
… well deserved. Still shocked people were saying “trade Sauer” instead of Dubinsky. Unbelievable.
After winning the Calder Trophy as the NHL's rookie of the year last season, many people throughout the hockey world wondered if Carolina Hurricanes' forward Jeff Skinner would experience any kind of drop off in 2011-12. In 26 games this season, the answer would have to be a resounding NO.Skinner currently leads the team in scoring with 22 points. At just 19 years old, Skinner...
The New York Rangers (14-5-3) visit the Tampa Bay Lightning (11-11-2) at the St. Pete Times Forum tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212Live Stream:http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/95960/1/watch-tampa-bay-lightning-vs-new-york-rangers.htmlProbable Lines:Anisimov-Stepan...
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning ttonight at St. Pete Times Forum (7:00 p.m.), to conclude a two-game Southeast road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and fourth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 14-5-3 (31 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having [...]
Coach John Tortorella is happy, and the New York Rangers are giving him plenty of reasons to stay that way.
Recent meetings with Tortorella's former team haven't been as merry for New York.
The red-hot Rangers look to extend their winning streak to five games Saturday night when they visit the struggling Tampa Bay Lightning.
Winning 11 of 13 has put New York (14-5-3) among...
Ryan McDonagh, Marian Gaborik and Sean Avery scored in a 4:53 span of the second period and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win. Ryan Callahan and Michael Sauer had the other goals for the Rangers, who got points from 14 players and earned their 11th win in 13 games.
The Rangers had a light practice on the last day of November, a month in which they lost just two games. Smiles were abundant and confidence was evident.
At 13-5-3, the Rangers have the best points-per-game record in the NHL and even goalie Henrik Lundqvist is wondering just how good...
Derek Stepan had a tiebreaking goal and added an assist, helping the New York Rangers extend their winning streak to five with a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night. Stepan, who took a shot off his left ankle in Thursday's 5-3 win over Carolina, gave New York a 3-2 lead on a low slot rebound goal with 3:19 left in the game.
Derek Stepan had a tiebreaking goal and added an assist, helping the New York Rangers extend their winning streak to five with a 4-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.
Ryan McDonagh, Marian Gaborik and Sean Avery scored in a 4:53 span of the second period and the New York Rangers rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 5-3 on Thursday for their fourth straight win.