Brad Richards, the second highest paid skater on the New York Rangers, will not be in the lineup tonight as the National Hockey League team seeks to avoid a four-game playoff sweep against the Boston Bruins.
The New York Rangers avoided falling behind three-games-to-none in their National Hockey League first-round playoff series by beating the Washington Capitals 4- 3 on Derek Stepan’s tie-breaking third-period goal.
Mike Green scored a goal eight minutes into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 1-0 win over the New York Rangers while the Anaheim Ducks shut out the Detroit Red Wings 4-0 in the first round of the National Hockey League playoffs.
The New York Rangers clinched a National Hockey League playoff spot with a 4-3 overtime win tonight at the Carolina Hurricanes after trailing by a goal with less than three minutes remaining in the game.
Ryan Callahan scored less than three minutes into overtime and the New York Rangers secured a National Hockey League playoff berth for the third straight season with a 4-3 win at the Carolina Hurricanes.