Found August 01, 2013 on NY Rangers Blog:
"Eyes on the Enemy" will be a continuing bi-annual series on the NY Rangers Blog giving fans updates on the Rangers closest rivals. Part 3 of the offseason version of 'EotE' will focus on the Washington Capitals. All contract figures listed below courtesy of capgeek.com There's an argument to be made that the Rangers have been the Capitals' toughest rival since the dawn of the John Tortorella era in New York. In 4 of the 5 seasons Torts was behind the Ranger bench, the Capitals and the Rangers met in the postseason for 26 knock-down, drag-em-out games. Familiarity breeds contempt and the two clubs have plenty of it. The NHL was even kind enough to put the Capitals and the Rangers in the same division after re-alignment, so fans of both teams should get used to these two teams running into each other for many years to come. The Caps are on their third coach in 3 seasons following the firing of Bruce Boudreau in November 2011. Dale Hunter was br...
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