Only two defensemen slated to be part of Monday night’s 20-man lineup, and just 11 players overall, were on the Rangers during last spring’s Stanley Cup Final.
For the last five seasons, the Detroit Red Wings and the Pittsburgh Penguins have been in the same boat as 27 other teams in the NHL. After squaring off in back-to-back Stanley Cup Finals in 2008 and 2009—which Detroit and Pittsburgh...Show More Summary
The Edmonton Oilers have been pretty terrible since losing the Stanley Cup Finals in 2006, and they're probably going to be terrible again this year. But Oilers fans can take solace in the fact that bitter rivals Calgary are supposed to be even worse. Show More Summary
Hockey is finally back, and the most enticing match-up on the opening night of the season was San Jose at Los Angeles. But instead of letting the Kings celebrate on the night of their Stanley Cup banner ceremony, Sharks forward Tommy Wingels is out here making them look like fools. Read more...
Two Canadian and Atlantic Division rivals face off in the very first game of the new NHL season tonight. Could this be the year a Canadian team finally brings the Stanley Cup north of the border? The one team that came closer than any...Show More Summary
There's no worse experience for a professional hockey player than losing in the Stanley Cup Final. Sure, there's a feeling of accomplishment that comes with getting farther than 28 other teams, but there's just nothing that comparesShow More Summary
After the biggest offseason overhaul in franchise history, the Vancouver Canucks are hoping to stop the downward slide that has plagued the team ever since it lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final in June 2011. With former Canuck players...Show More Summary
This new NHL on NBC ad will air over the weekend, and it's truly flawless. Set to Minnie Riperton's Loving You, it lands in the same way their great Under Pressure ad did during last season's Stanley Cup Final. From Johan Franzen's "beautiful" face... Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings are the defending Stanley Cup champions. They've made three consecutive Western Conference Final trips and won their first championship in franchise history in 2011-12. This is a very talented, deep, well-coached and managed team. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers are looking to build off a season that saw them reach the Stanley Cup Final, but the Blueshirts have already been faced with bad news in form of an injury to center Derek Stepan. With the start of the 2014-15 campaign...Show More Summary
Rangers players kicked off training camp Thursday in Greenburgh by undergoing physicals, but it was Alain Vigneault’s assessment of his team’s mental state coming off a five-game defeat in the Stanley Cup Final and a short offseason that struck an optimistic tone to open the 2014-15 NHL season.
The Rangers versus Kings Stanley Cup final this past June was one of the most watched Stanley Cup finals in a generation. NBC reported it had about 5 million viewers total. To put that in perspective, the Super Bowl snagged 111.5 million viewers in...
After coming up short against the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers were given a chance to reflect and focus on the future. Months have passed since a dejected Henrik Lundqvist lay prone on the ice, and...Show More Summary
Despite a trip to the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Rangers have several holes to plug in their roster. Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Anton Stralman, Derek Dorsett and Benoit Pouliot are all gone, and it is vital that the organization finds suitable replacements. Heading into training camp, head coach Alain Vigneault will have many options. Show More Summary
After winning the Stanley Cup in 2013 and getting to the Western Conference Final last year, there's little doubt that the Chicago Blackhawks rank among the elite teams in the NHL. While they have a talented roster that is loaded with...Show More Summary
Prior to time zone adjustment, the fast nationals show NBC Sports’ Michigan-Notre Dame College Football coverage scoring NBC’s top-rated Saturday night in adults 18-49 and total viewers in three months
You may not know their names, but you should. The Los Angeles Kings have a fairly deep prospect pool, considering they've been to three consecutive conference finals and won two Stanley Cups. Many prospects who have been picked outside...Show More Summary
When a team secures two Stanley Cup championships in the last five seasons and reaches the Western Conference Final in a third season, there's going to be no shortage of highlights. The Chicago Blackhawks are loaded with stars who have...Show More Summary
Canadian actor Seth Rogen has apparently always wanted to drink out of the Stanley Cup, and his dream finally came true Saturday. While in Montreal for a "Just for Laughs" gala, Rogen wanted to drink beer out of the Stanley Cup in attendance. Show More Summary
The New York Rangers have been all over NHL free-agent news this offseason, and for mostly all the wrong reasons. After a visit to the Stanley Cup Final, one would imagine general manager Glen Sather was hoping to keep much, if not all...Show More Summary