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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

Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals is mobbed by Mike Ribeiro #9 and Alex Ovechkin #8 after scoring the game winning goal against the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. Washington won the game 1-0. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Capitals Edge Past Rangers 1-0 in OT for 2-0 Series Lead

Mike Green scored eight minutes into overtime, Braden Holtby made 24 saves for his first career playoff shutout, and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 1-0 Saturday to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

05/04/2013

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Ovechkin Helps Capitals Beat Rangers 3-1 in Game 1

Alex Ovechkin’s franchise-record 31st career playoff goal helped the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-1 Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round series.

05/02/2013

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Here We Go Again: Monzo’s Rangers-Capitals Playoff Preview

What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?

05/02/2013

Alex Ovechkin (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Players Only Meeting Led to Caps Remarkable Turnaround

Following a remarkable ‘do you believe in miracles’ type turnaround, the Capitals face the Rangers in the playoffs for the third season in a row, and fourth time in five seasons.

05/02/2013

Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals

Capitals Have ‘A Little Extra Fire’ for Rangers

The Washington Capitals, a team breaking hearts every year in the playoffs. Along comes Adam Oates, and they go farther than ever before in his first full season. That was 1997-98, when the Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time, when Oates the player had six goals and 11 assists in the postseason.

04/29/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save on a shotl from Darroll Powe #8 of the New York Rangers as Steven Oleksy #61 of the Washington Capitals moves in during the first period at Verizon Center on March 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ovechkin Penalties Spur Rangers’ 4-1 Win Over Caps

About three hours after asking for more respect from NHL officials, Alex Ovechkin was called for two penalties within seconds of each other, leading to a pair of goals that put the New York Rangers ahead for good Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.

03/10/2013

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Rangers Snap Capitals’ Three-Game Win Streak

Rick Nash’s availability for a key matchup with the Washington Capitals wasn’t confirmed until the New York Rangers star got through the pregame warmup unscathed.

02/18/2013

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