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Islanders win Game 1, take home ice back from Panthers

Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images John Tavares (r.) celebrates his goal with teammate Frans Nielsen as the Islanders edge the Panthers 5-4 in Game 1 of the first round of their Stanley Cup playoffs series. SUNRISE, Fla. — Whenever ...

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Rangers don't think Henrik Lundqvist's eye injury is serious

PITTSBURGH – Alain Vigneault said Thursday that the Rangers’ doctors believe Henrik Lundqvist’s right eye injury is “nothing too serious,” but there is swelling around the eye, so he was sent to see a specialist again in Pittsburgh Thursday. Vigneault, ...

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Leonard: The NHL can't mask this problem for the goalies

PITTSBURGH – Alain Vigneault has seen an injury like Henrik Lundqvist’s once before. The Rangers coach can’t place the last time he saw a hockey player’s stick poke a goalie in the eye through his mask, but Vigneault did remember ...

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Lundqvist leaves Game 1 loss to Penguins after stick to eye

PITTSBURGH – When Henrik Lundqvist took teammate Marc Staal’s stick in the right eye late in the first period of Game 1 on Wednesday night, everything changed for the worse. In a blink, the Penguins’ Patric Hornqvist scored the first ...

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Rangers recall winger Marek Hrivik from AHL before Game 1

Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images Marek Hrivik is called up from Hartford to join the Rangers in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. PITTSBURGH – The Rangers unexpectedly recalled right wing Marek Hrivik from the AHL at 4 p.m., just four hours prior ...

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King Henrik and Rangers ready for Penguins in playoffs

Keith Srakocic/AP Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers look to turn back Sidney Crosby (l.) and the heavily favored Penguins in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Henrik Lundqvist was back at practice Tuesday feeling “pretty close to 100%” ...

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Lundqvist ‘pretty close to 100%’ as Rangers prep for Pens

LM Otero/AP Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist says today was a ‘good step’ for him. Henrik Lundqvist was back at practice Tuesday feeling “pretty close to 100%” and ready to respect the Penguins’ talents, but not prepared to bend a knee ...

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Rangers – Penguins: Eastern Conference playoffs matchups

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Henrik Lundqvist and Rangers will have their hands full with Penguins. The Penguins are the favorites, but it’s impossible to ignore that the Rangers have won seven of their last eight playoff games head-to-head in eliminating Pittsburgh ...

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Ed Snider, founder of Philadelphia Flyers, dead at 83

Matt Rourke/AP Flyers founder Ed Snider was diagnosed with cancer two years ago. Ed Snider, the Philadelphia Flyers’ founder and chairman, died Monday morning at the age of 83 from complications related to a battle with cancer, the team announced. ...

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Henrik Lundqvist pulls disappearing act at Rangers practice

The Rangers’ first playoff practice Monday afternoon in Greenburgh nearly scared their entire fan base stiff. Henrik Lundqvist left the ice six minutes into practice at 12:06 p.m., forcing his teammates to tie a target around the posts in the ...

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