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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13:  Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals looks to make a save as Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals and Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers fight for position in the third period of Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 13, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Advance in OT on Stepan Goal, 2-1 Over Caps

Derek Stepan scored 11:24 in overtime, lifting the New York Rangers past the Washington Capitals 2-1 and into the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.

05/13/2015

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Brooks Laich on Junkies’ Game 7 Predictions: ‘You’re Lucky I’m Not in the Studio’

Brooks Laich’s response to The Junkies giving his Capitals’ less-than-one percent chance of winning Game 7.

05/12/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at Verizon Center on March 31, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Trotz Loves Ovechkin’s Bold Game 7 Prediction

Caps head coach Barry Trotz says he loves the leadership exhibited by Alex Ovechkin in guaranteeing a Game 7 win over the New York Rangers.

05/11/2015

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Rangers Hold Off Caps 4-3 to Force Game 7

All of 40 seconds into Game 6, Chris Kreider scored for the New York Rangers. Did it again with all of 0.3 seconds left in the first period.

05/11/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 06: Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Burakovsky Lifts Caps Past Rangers 2-1 for 3-1 Series Lead

Rookie Andre Burakovsky scored his first two playoff goals and Braden Holtby saved a penalty shot, giving the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night for a 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

05/06/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04: The Washington Capitals celebrate after defeating the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Washington Capitals won, 1-0. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Holtby’s Shutout, Beagle’s Goal Lift Caps Over Rangers 1-0

Braden Holtby made 30 saves Monday night for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle scored his first goal of this postseason, giving the Washington Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers.

05/04/2015

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals falls as a takes a shot in the final minutes of the game against the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 2, 2015 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Bounce Back to Beat Caps, Tie Series

Chris Kreider scored 38 seconds after the opening faceoff and the New York Rangers bounced back from a tough, last-second loss and defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 Saturday.

05/02/2015

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Rangers Hate Loss, Loathe Ovi-Messier Comparisons

In an industry that relies on comparisons, New York fans and media are largely bristling at the suggestion Ovechkin plays like Messier.

05/01/2015

Alex Ovechkin Celebrates with Capitals teammates

Caps: We Are Finally the Bullies

As skilled as some of the Caps playoff teams have been since 2007, they have never been able to get past the Conference Semifinals

05/01/2015

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30:  Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the game winning goal at 19:58 as against the New York Rangers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 30, 2015 in New York City.  Capitals defeated the Rangers 2-1.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Ward Scores With 1.3 Seconds Left, Caps Beat Rangers 2-1

Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of their second-round series.

04/30/2015

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