Gallant believes he wasn't harsh on Rangers after loss

The Rangers coach had said his team 'looked tired' against Hurricanes, but a day later said he was 'disappointed' but not hard on the team

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Gallant doesn't think Rangers will change strategy for Game 6

But the Rangers need to play better than they did in Game 5 if they want to force a Game 7

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Rangers pushed to the brink after losing Game 5 in Carolina

The Blueshirts managed only 17 shots on goal in a 3-1 loss which gave the Hurricanes a 3-2 series lead. Game 6 is Saturday at MSG.

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Ryan Strome on disallowed goal: A rule is a rule

For a moment, it looked as if Strome gave the Rangers a 2-1 lead in Game 5, but the goal was disallowed after Carolina challenged it.

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Zibanejad ready for challenge of matchup with Staal in Game 5

Zibanejad's line produced no goals and no assists in the first two games of the series, and Staal has dominated at the faceoff circle.

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Rangers' power play turned things around at home

The Blueshirts scored with the man advantage in Games 3 and 4. "At home, we've been able to get set up and move the puck around,'' defenseman Adam Fox said

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Rangers must find a way to win a game in Raleigh

Carolina, which hosts Game 5 on Thursday, has yet to lose at home in the playoffs. "It doesn't matter what's happened in the past. It's what you're going to do going forward," Gerard Gallant said.

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Kenny Albert handling Stanley Cup playoff acrobatics well so far

He spent the early parts of the current second round alternating between Rangers radio against the Hurricanes and Turner's coverage of Lightning-Panthers.

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Might a road trip for Game 5 be worth it for Rangers fans?

Tickets for Game 5 at PNC Arena are averaging $252 on the secondary market, compared to $502 for Game 6 at MSG.

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Giants, Rangers have some shared history

The ties between the two franchises go back well beyond Brian Daboll's recent turn as the lucky charm at the Garden.

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Lindgren feels good, thanks trainers for keeping him on ice

Lindgren had two assists in Game 4, and played 20 minutes and one second.

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Gross: Carolina happy to have ex-Ranger DeAngelo

De'Angelo figures to be in the middle of any dust-ups beween the two teams

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Rangers connect on power play early, beat 'Canes to even series

The Rangers and Hurricanes are tied at 2-2 as Frank Vatrano's man-advantage goal in the first period got the Rangers off to the start they needed, while Igor Shersterkin was again strong in goal. 

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Gross: Rangers have shown they are better than Hurricanes

They have the talent to win second-round series, despite Carolina having home-ice advantage.

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Game 4: Rangers vs. Hurricanes photos

See the scenes from Tuesday night at the Garden.

Trading chances paid off for Rangers in Game 3, but what about Game 4?

Yes, the Rangers scored three goals in Game 3 to win after totaling 1 goal in Games 1 and 2. But they also gave up 44 shots in Game 3.

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Reaves, Gallant OK if bad blood carries into Game 4

"I hope so," Reaves said when asked if nastiness will contine in next game.

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Gallant could change Rangers' lines for Game 4

"I think there'll be some changes. But I'm not 100% sure," Rangers coach said.

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Shesterkin stellar as Rangers beat 'Canes, trail series 2-1

The Vezina Trophy finalist made 43 saves and the Blueshirts got goals from Zibanejad, Kreider and Motte. Game 4 is Tuesday.

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Gallant not happy with postgame fight between Lindgren, Domi

Gallant barked at the Hurricanes as the teams left the ice after what he called "a cheap shot" from Domi after the final horn.

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Best: Shesterkin shut the door after his slip-up

The goalie allowed a goal on a harmless backhand shot but did not falter again in the Rangers' Game 3 win.

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Game 3: Rangers vs. Hurricanes photos

See the scenes from Game 3 at Madison Square Garden.

Gallant mum on whether 'Kid Line' will be reunited in Game 3

Rangers coach said he hasn't decided yet if Lafreniere, Chytil and Kakko will play on same line on Sunday.

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Down 0-2, Rangers still believe as they head home for Game 3

"You're down two games,'' coach Gerard Gallant said. "You're in a hole, but it's been two road games. So we've just got to make sure we take care of our home ice now."

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Rangers tweak Kid Line in attempt to spark offense

Lafreniere moved to Strome and Panarin; Copp added to Chytil and Kakko

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Rangers blanked by Hurricanes, trail series 2-0

The Rangers have totaled one goal in the first two games of the second-round series.

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Creative Panarin trying to be risk-averse in playoffs

There have been long stretches where Panarin's line with Ryan Strome and Andrew Copp has been largely invisible.

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Tough Game 1 loss puts Rangers in a similar spot

The Blueshirts lost Game 1 to Pens in triple OT thriller and then bounced back with Game 2 win. They lost Game 1 to 'Canes in OT on Wednesday.

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Rangers' Gallant a finalist for NHL's top coach

The Rangers have never had a coach win the Jack Adams Award.

'Kid Line' continues to impress for Rangers

Chytil, who had the only goal for the Rangers, again generated offensive chances with Lafreniere and Kakko. 

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Rangers-Hurricanes Game 1 highlights

Watch the Game Highlights from Carolina Hurricanes vs. New York Rangers, 05/18/2022

Rangers surrender lead late in third, drop Game 1 to 'Canes in OT

Defenseman Ian Cole scored the winner off defenseman Ryan Lindgren's stick at 3:12 of the extra period.

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Fox, young Rangers gained valuable experience in first round of playoffs

Fox knows the Rangers learned lessons after rallying from 3-1 down to eliminate Penguins.

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'Ex' factor looms large in Rangers-Carolina series

The Hurricanes roster is littered with former Rangers who now play big roles for Carolina.

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'Canes trying to limit ticket possibilities for Rangers fans

Potential ticket-buyers on the Hurricanes website are met with a disclaimer: Sales are restricted to residents of North Carolina, South Carolina and Southern Virginia.

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Rangers' win over Pens raised team's confidence entering 'Canes series

With the Game 7 win over the Penguins, the Rangers sent a message to the league and themselves that their growing pains are over.

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Best: Gallant's tactic is simple — keep it simple

The Rangers coach says he prepares for playoff games just like he does for the first game of the season.

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Lane Lambert named Isles' new head coach

'It's a good day,' Lambert said, as Lamoriello praises the job Lambert did when filling in for Barry Trotz earlier this year.

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Rangers prepare to play Hurricanes in second round

First game versus division champs is Wednesday in Raleigh

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Isles' Chara a finalist for Masterton Trophy

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy awarded for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication.

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Lambert says Barzal is 'key piece to the puzzle'

Lambert will have to decide on Barzal's linemates and try to get more scoring from the playmaker.

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Goodrow could be good to go against Hurricanes

Forward has been out since Game 1 of first-round series 

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Best: Isles have new coach, but pressure still remains on Lou

Lane Lambert seems like a good fit; now GM has to go get the right players

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Best: Rangers are on the right path

The Broadway Blueshirts were back on center stage, where they and their fans expect them to be.

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Best: There's just no quit in these Rangers

The motto couldn't be more spot-on as they win Game 7 with yet another comeback.

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Panarin scores in OT to lift Rangers past Penguins in Game 7

Panarin scored 4:46 into overtime as the Rangers advanced to the second round. Shesterkin made 42 saves.

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Panarin beginning to understand he should shoot more

"I maybe should listen to everyone's advice now and get out there and take shots," Artemi Panarin said.

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Rangers' Panarin finally took his shot

Says teammates were telling him to put puck on net more and it paid off

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Game 7: Rangers vs. Penguins photos

Scenes from Sunday's winner-take-all Game 7 at Madison Square Garden.

Rangers' confidence in Igor never slipped during series

Shesterkin helped the Rangers win two straight to get to Sunday night's Game 7 at MSG.

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Gallant expects Rangers to see Crosby play in Game 7

Crosby missed Game 6 with a possible concussion. He practiced Saturday before the Penguins left for New York. 

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Rangers won't change their approach for Game 7

"It's a huge game but I don't think we should change anything," said Alexis Lafreniere, who will play in his first NHL Game 7 on Sunday.

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Kreider lauds Zibanejad's determination, skill after Game 6 win

Kreider won't let Zibanejad second-guess himself on a breakaway and discards an IPad that Mika was reviewing

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Kreider nets late winner, Rangers force Game 7 against Pens

Chris Krieder and linemate Mika Zibanejad came alive to score two goals each as the Rangers rallied from being 2-0 down. 

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Game 6: Rangers vs. Penguins photos

See the scenes from Friday night in Pittsburgh. 

Rangers' top line won't have Crosby to worry about

The Penguins star has been declared out for Game 6 with an upper-body injury.

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Streaming making presence felt in a big way for sports

Live streaming is gradually taking the place of cable for live sports, with some Mets and Yankees games coming aboard. 

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Trouba calls Crosby high hit a 'fluky play'

Will Pens superstar Sidney Crosby be available for Game 6 when host Pittsburgh looks to eliminate the Rangers?

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