Posts Tagged New York City

Tavares scores in shootout, lifts Islanders

New York Islanders left wing Cory Conacher (89) moves the puck away from San Jose Sharks defensemen Justin Braun (61) and Marc-Edouard Vlasic (44) in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Uniondale, N.Y., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — For just the third time in franchise history, the New York Islanders are perfect through their first four games.

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Lundqvist, Nash lift Rangers over Hurricanes in SO

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), of Sweden, stops a shot on the goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots and then all three attempts in a shootout, and Rick Nash scored the only goal in the tiebreaker to lift the New York Rangers over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 Thursday night.

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Review: ‘On the Town’ is a helluva revival

In this image released by Matt Ross Public Relations, Jay Armstrong Johnson, from left, Tony Yazbeck and Clyde Alves appear during a performance of "On the Town," in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Ross Public Relations, Joan Marcus)

NEW YORK (AP) — The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. So what better way to bid farewell to the doomed “Spider-Man” musical at the re-christened Lyric Theatre than with a pure American classic?

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Rangers hire Pirates’ Jeff Banister as new manager

In this March 4, 2014, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister waits to take the field before an exhibition spring training baseball game between the Detroit Tigers and the Pirates in Lakeland, Fla. A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that the Texas Rangers have chosen Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager. The person confirmed multiple reports Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, speaking on condition of anonymity because there was no official announcement from the Rangers.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

The Texas Rangers hired Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Jeff Banister as their new manager.

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Phillies lose run on reversal, fall to Rangers 3-2

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd lays out for a fly out by Texas Rangers' Donnie Murphy in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Mitch Moreland was out at first trying to get back after heading to second on the play. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ben Revere got the call on the field. The Philadelphia speedster wasn’t as fortunate in the replay office more than a thousand miles away.

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