New York Rangers vs Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins Evgeni Malkin of Russia works the puck pass New York Rangers Brandon Dubinsky in the first period at Mellon Arena, in Pittsburgh on March 30, 2008. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
Jack Johnson's third-period goal helped boost Columbus over Nashville 3-1 Saturday, but the Blue Jackets missed the playoffs when Minnesota won its game.
Brandon Dubinsky scored 43 seconds into the game Monday, triggering an offensive outburst that carried Columbus to a 6-2 drubbing of San Jose.
The New York Rangers Monday acquired high-scoring winger Rick Nash from the Columbus Blue Jackets for four players and a pair of draft choices.
Ryan Callahan's goal in the third round of a shootout Saturday handed the Eastern Conference-leading New York Rangers a 4-3 victory over Toronto.
Mats Zuccarello scored the game-winner in the second period Monday and the New York Rangers went on to a fight-filled 4-2 victory over New Jersey.
Ryan Malone scored 1:58 into overtime Friday, lifting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers.
Brandon Prust's third-period goal off a Brandon Dubinsky feed proved decisive Sunday and the New York Rangers stayed hot with a 3-2 win over Washington.
Artem Anisimov notched a goal and two assists Sunday and the New York Rangers bested Philadelphia 5-2 in their sixth straight win over the Flyers.
A 37-save performance from Henrik Lundqvist Friday led the New York Rangers to their fourth straight victory, 3-1 over Pittsburgh.
Brad Richards notched the go-ahead goal and Henrik Lundqvist made some key late saves Monday in the New York Rangers' 3-2 outdoors win over Philadelphia.