Lundqvist out, Raanta in after Henrik takes stick to the eye

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Gregory Shamus/NHLI via Getty Images Henrik Lundqvist goes down after he takes an inadvertent stick to the eye from teammate Marc Staal. PITTSBURGH – Henrik Lundqvist took teammate Marc Staal’s... Read More

Yankees Insider: Kobe, Warriors capture team's attention

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Richard Vogel/AP A giant banner congratulating Kobe Bryant is draped around Staples Center before his last game. TORONTO — Playing in the home of hockey, it was basketball that had... Read More

A look back at Kobe Bryant's career in basketball

A look back at Kobe Bryant's career in basketball

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A look back at Kobe Bryant’s career in basketball After 20 years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and five championships, Kobe Bryant announced in November that he will retire... Read More

Kevin Connolly predicts end to Isles long playoff drought

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An Islanders jersey intentionally was front and center for the cameras as part of the office décor of Kevin Connolly’s character Eric Murphy during his nine-season run on the hit... Read More

Rangers recall winger Marek Hrivik from AHL before Game 1

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Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images Marek Hrivik is called up from Hartford to join the Rangers in Pittsburgh on Wednesday. PITTSBURGH – The Rangers unexpectedly recalled right wing Marek Hrivik... Read More

Zuccarello-Hagelin friendship on ice for Rangers-Pens series

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PITTSBURGH — NHL players constantly put friendships aside during playoff series against former teammates. It’s not as often that two practically best friends square off, though, as Mats Zuccarello and... Read More

DN Sports Talk Podcast: Pat Leonard previews Rangers-Pens

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s Stanley Cup playoff time! Daily News Rangers beat writer Pat Leonard joined the podcast on Wednesday from Pittsburgh to preview another... Read More

Zuccarello-Hagelin friendship on ice for Rangers-Pens series

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PITTSBURGH — Friendships are routinely put on ice in playoff series’ between former teammates. What’s less common, though, is players who are as tight as Mats Zuccarello and Carl Hagelin... Read More

Remembering Kobe Bryant's classic 'Hang Time' cameo

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[embedded content] Long before he became the Lakers’ all-time leading scorer, won the first of his five rings and switched numbers from 8 to 24, Kobe Bryant was a teenager.... Read More