New York Rangers

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Rangers’ Lundqvist Shuts Out Caps to Force Game 7

The New York Rangers stayed alive with a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday that forced a Game 7 in the first-round series.

05/12/2013

Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals is defended by Dan Girardi #5 and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 10, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals Top Rangers 2-1 in OT, Take Series Lead

Mike Ribeiro scored 9:24 into overtime, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-1 Friday night to regain the momentum — and the lead — in their first-round playoff series.

05/10/2013

Referee Brian Pochmara #16 signals a first period goal by Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers against the Washington Capitals in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 8, 2013 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Capitals 4-3. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Joe B Rips Officiating in New York

Caps fans have been forced to temper expectations after Washington raced to a 2-0 series lead, then promptly dropped the next two on the road in New York, but the help the Rangers are getting from the referees is undeniable, even to veteran broadcaster Joe Beninati.

05/09/2013

Ryan Clowe #29 of the New York Rangers celebrates a goal by Carl Hagelin #62 (not shown) at 10:13 of the second period against the Washington Capitals in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 8, 2013 in New York City. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

More Suffering Means There Must Be Something in DC’s Water

We will look back on 2012-13 as a terrific year during which the Nats, Redskins and Caps all gave Washington division titles. However, the hockey team is getting awfully close to joining its baseball and football brethren in repeating an ugly postseason pattern. Is it something in the Potomac River’s water?

05/09/2013

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Rangers Hang On to Beat Caps 4-3, Tie Series 2-2

Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan scored third-period goals for the New York Rangers, who squandered a two-goal lead and then held on to get even in the best-of-seven playoff series with a 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.

05/08/2013

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Caps Look to Extend Series Lead Over Rangers in Game 4

The New York Rangers had such a simple plan when they got home from Washington in an 0-2 hole against the Capitals: find a way to get one win.

05/07/2013

New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Two

Caps Have to Eliminate Somebody Early If They Want ‘The Cup’

The Caps hopes for a series sweep were dashed in their 4-3 loss to the Rangers Monday, but the chance for a short series in the interest of sparing their legs for a deep playoff run is still alive.

05/07/2013

Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers with a very clean-looking hit against Caps star Alex Ovechkin. (Credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Smokin’ Al: Caps ‘Held Their Own’ Through Rangers’ ‘Desperation Punch’

Braden Holtby may have given up 4 goals and the Caps may have given up the unlikely chance for a sweep in their 4-3 loss to the Rangers Monday night, but fear not Caps fans: Smokin’ Al Koken has just the medicine to get you in the right spirits for Game 4 Wednesday.

05/07/2013

Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Three

Rangers Trim Series Deficit to 2-1 Against Caps

Rick Nash recorded his first playoff point with the Rangers when he set up Derek Stepan for the winning goal of New York’s 4-3 victory over the Washington Capitalson Monday night — but the rest of the night belonged to Brassard, Nash’s former and current teammate.

05/07/2013

New York Rangers v Washington Capitals - Game Two

Given History, Caps Shouldn’t Be Looking Ahead to Semifinals Quite Yet

Hey Caps fans, before you start looking ahead to the Eastern Conference semifinals, don’t think that the quarterfinals with the Rangers is over even if your guys rocked the red on Thursday night and Saturday afternoon at Verizon Center.

05/06/2013

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