Jeff Hornacek's honest assessments of his team paint a negative picture of their mental state and willingness to work through their problems.
Still smarting from back-to-back losses over the weekend, the Rangers' lineup will be getting a boost Tuesday night as center Mika Zibanejad will be back in uniform when the Rangers host the Dallas Stars at Madison Square Garden.
The Islanders' shutout win on Monday came without two regular forwards as Andrew Ladd and Cal Clutterbuck both missed the 4-0 win over the Bruins with nagging injuries.
The Knicks had the ball in the waning seconds and three shots to win a game they absolutely needed.
BOSTON -- The Islanders responded from their worst defensive performance of the season with their best, shutting down the Bruins, 4-0, Monday afternoon on two goals from Nikolay Kulemin and 32 saves from Thomas Greiss for his first shutout of the season.
Jeff Hornacek finally made a change to the Knicks' starting lineup, and the move was puzzling.
The Knicks are losing, and when that happens the subject of Carmelo Anthony's future with the team always comes up with fans and media.
Henrik Lundqvist, who came in cold to open the second period after Raanta's lower-body injury, will have plenty of ice time to correct the flaws in his reads, find his balance, and perhaps most important, regain his confidence.
The Knicks were blown out by the Raptors, 116-101, at Air Canada Centre.
RALEIFG, N.C. -- It's turned out to be an eventful week for John Tavares.
MONTREAL -- Boom, boom, boom.
RALEIGH, North Carolina -- The Islanders got run over on Saturday, a 7-4 drubbing at the hands of the faster Carolina Hurricanes.