The Caps put themselves in the predicament of having to win Game 7 Monday at Verizon Center by losing Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals 1-0 to the Rangers Sunday in New York.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
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.
It’s easy to be down on the Bruins right now, but here’s why you should like their matchup in the first round of the playoffs.
The Los Angeles Kings’ 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.