In a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Final, the Rangers fell to the Canadiens 3-1 in Montreal, ending their three game winning streak. The loss drops the Rangers’ record back to .500 at 4-4-0. Read more
Andrew Gross reports that Anthony Duclair will be back in the lineup tomorrow against the Canadiens after sitting out a couple. Duclair is from Montreal.
Duclair skated on the right side of Dominic Moore and Carl Hagelin in practice, with Lee Stempniak moving down to the fourth line in Ryan Malone’s previous spot with Mueller and Glass.
The Rangers (4-3) defeated the New Jersey Devils in overtime by a score of 4-3. For the scoring report, see the image below courtesy of NHL.com. Henrik Lundqvist made 28 saves, the Rangers took 25 shots on goal.
The Rangers beat the Sharks 4-0 to level their record at 3-3-0 on the young season. The regulation loss was the first for the Sharks, who were playing their third game in four nights. Lundqvist stopped all 33 shots he faced for his first shutout of the season.
An update of prospect scoring so far:
Adam Tambellini had 2 goals and 1 assist in 3 games last week. Troy Donnay had 3 assists in a single game played. His 6 points in 3 games this season is already nearly a third of his total of 19 points in 66 games last season. Overager Daniel Walcott had a goal and 3 assists in 2 games last week. Keegan Iverson continued his slow start on the scoresheet, going scoreless in 2 games. Ryan Mantha was held off the scoresheet in one game last week.
Despite a dominant performance, the Rangers were forced to eek out a 2-1 shootout victory on Thursday over the Carolina Hurricanes. Next up for the Rangers are the San Jose Sharks late Sunday afternoon. A win would move the Rangers’ record back up to .500.