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How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

How Rick Nash went from playoff bust to NHL's leading scorer

yahoo.com Updated 16 hours ago
As a goal scorer, Rick Nash has always dabbled in the extremes. “I usually find myself a pretty streaky player. If they’re going in, they’re going in,” he said Tuesday night, after the New York Rangers rallied to beat the New Jersey Devils. “If they’re …
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  • NHL Three Stars: Hats off to Corey Perry

    NHL Three Stars: Hats off to Corey Perry

    yahoo.com 3 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks Recorded his second hat trick of the year to propel the Ducks to a 4-1 win over the Sabres. Perry is now tied for the NHL lead in goal scoring with the Rangers’ Rick Nash. No. 2 Star: Sean Couturier, Philadelphia F…
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  • Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

    Around the League notebook for Tuesday, Oct. 21

    NHL.com 19 hours ago
    TUESDAY RESULTS Home Team in Caps BOSTON 5, San Jose 3 NY Rangers 4, NEW JERSEY 3 (OT) Toronto 5, NY ISLANDERS 2 MONTREAL 2, Detroit 1 (OT) NASHVILLE 4, Arizona 3 (SO) WINNIPEG 3, Carolina 1 CHICAGO 4, Philadelphia 0 DALLAS 6, Vancouver 3...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interfer…

    NHL Three Stars: Night of the OT thrillers (and goalie interference)

    yahoo.com Oct 22 (yesterday)
    No. 1 Star: Kevin Klein, New York Rangers Klein needed to do his goalie Henrik Lundqvist a solid after a few pucks had gone in off the defenseman this season, including one against the New Jersey Devils. So he gave Lundqvist the win with the third game-…
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  • OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelp…

    OHL Roundup: Greenfield makes 22 saves as Kitchener downs Guelph 4-1

    NHL.com Oct 21 (yesterday)
    KITCHENER, Ont. - Matthew Greenfield made 22 saves and the Kitchener Rangers got goals from four different skaters en route to a 4-1 victory over the visiting Guelph Storm in Ontario Hockey League action on Tuesday. Nick Magyar, Ryan MacInni...
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  • Blink and you’ll miss it: Rangers score twice in four seconds

    Blink and you’ll miss it: Rangers score twice in four seconds

    thehockeynews.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Scoring goals is hard enough these days for NHL teams, but the New York Rangers got two in a hurry Sunday against San Jose. In fact, when Rick Nash scored on Sharks goalie Alex Stalock just four seconds after teammate Martin St-Louis did, they set a fra…
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  • Rangers net 2 in 4 seconds, shut out Sharks

    Rangers net 2 in 4 seconds, shut out Sharks

    ESPN.com NHL.com Oct 19 (3 days ago)
    Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds apart late in the second period, tying a Rangers record, and Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves Sunday in a 4-0 victory over the Sharks.
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  • Milan Lucic feeling the heat after appearing to make lewd gestu…

    Milan Lucic feeling the heat after appearing to make lewd gesture at Canadiens fans

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    Milan Lucic is no stranger to controversy. In fact, the two are fairly familiar with one another at this point. And the Boston Bruins left winger was back in hot water Thursday after appearing to make a lewd gesture and taunt Canadiens fans with a mimed…
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  • NJ Devils new goal song totally not a rip-off of Rangers or Gar…

    NJ Devils new goal song totally not a rip-off of Rangers or Gary Glitter

    yahoo.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    Fun fact: The New Jersey Devils were one of the first professional sports teams to use Gary Glitter’s glam rock anthem “Rock and Roll Part II” as a goal song, with fans chanting along to its simple and iconic “HEY!” refrain. Even when Glitter was convic…
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  • Hurricanes' Skinner hoping for Thursday return

    Hurricanes' Skinner hoping for Thursday return

    NHL.com Oct 15
    Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner skated in a regular jersey Wednesday and hopes to return to the lineup Thursday against the New York Rangers. Skinner shed the no-contact jersey he had been wearing since he returned to the ice followin...
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  • Should the Colorado Avalanche be worried right now?

    Should the Colorado Avalanche be worried right now?

    How soon is too soon to sound the alarm bells? Looking around the NHL right now, you’ll see unlikely teams such as Boston and the New York Rangers struggling early, but with such a small sample size, that seems like more of a blip than a pattern. On the…
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  • NHL Capsules: NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL…

    NHL Capsules: NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL…

    NHL.com Oct 15
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL goal to snap a tie 48 seconds into the third period, and the undefeated New York Islanders netted four goals on seven shots in the final frame to beat the sliding New York Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday ...
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  • Are the Isles for real? Also: for real, Rangers?

    Are the Isles for real? Also: for real, Rangers?

    Try getting this to make sense in your head: the defending Eastern Conference champion New York Rangers have lost three of their first four games and their superstar goalie has surrendered 12 goals in his two most recent games – and their cross-town cou…
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  • Undefeated Islanders score 4 goals in 3rd period, top reeling R…

    Undefeated Islanders score 4 goals in 3rd period, top reeling Rangers 6-3

    NHL.com Oct 14
    NEW YORK, N.Y. - Kyle Okposo scored his 100th NHL goal to snap a tie 48 seconds into the third period, and the undefeated New York Islanders netted four goals on seven shots in the final frame to beat the sliding New York Rangers 6-3 on Tuesday ...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Kessel leads Leafs over Rangers; Jones helps K…

    NHL Three Stars: Kessel leads Leafs over Rangers; Jones helps Kings down Jets

    No. 1 Star: Phil Kessel, Toronto Maple Leafs Kessel reportedly told Dave Maloney of MSG Sunday morning, "Watch, I'll score tonight," in response to a question about his early-season struggles. He would indeed score and assist on two others as …
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  • Getting To Know: Rich Pilon

    Getting To Know: Rich Pilon

    Status: NHL defenceman from 1988-2001 for New York Islanders, St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers. DOB: April 30, 1968 In: Saskatoon, Sask. First Hockey Memory: “My first hockey memory was when I was about eight years old and I got my first new pair of…
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  • Video - Rangers Win In OT 01:02

    Rangers Win In OT

    Oct 21
    Kevin Klein's overtime goal lifted the Rangers past the Devils 4-3.
  • Video - Lundqvist, Rangers Shut Out Sharks 00:54

    Lundqvist, Rangers Shut Out Sharks

    Oct 19
    Henrik Lundqvist recorded 33 saves in the Rangers' 4-0 win over the Sharks.
  • Video - Early Surprises Around NHL 04:55

    Early Surprises Around NHL

    Oct 15
    Katie Strang and Craig Custance share their biggest surprises so far in this young NHL season, including the Sharks' quick start with a new leadership group and the Islanders' early impact.
  • Video - Islanders Double Up Rangers 00:44

    Islanders Double Up Rangers

    Oct 14
    The Islanders beat the Rangers 6-3 for their third straight win.

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