New York Rangers
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.
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.
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.
What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Holden And Danny: Discussing The Series Loss With Caps’ Karl Arlzner “Nothing Else Matters Besides Winning”
Two days after a crushing Game 7 defeat to the New York Rangers, defenceman Karl Alzner broke his silence as a guest on Holden and Danny’s radio show Monday. A lot of questions needed to […]
The Washington Capitals season came to a close Saturday night at Madison Square Garden thanks to Brad Richards, Michael Del Zotto and the New York Rangers who advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-1 victory in Game 7.