Found May 12, 2013 on Ranger Nation:
TODAY’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals today at Madison Square Garden (4:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The Blueshirts currently trail in the series 3-2, following a 2-1 overtime loss in Game 5 on Friday at Verizon Center. The Rangers enter the contest with [...]

ECQF Game Six goal breakdown: Rangers force Game Seven in Washington

This game shall forever be known as the Henrik Lundqvist show. Lundqvist stopped all 27 shots thrown at him, including 12 in the third period, en route to a shutout and a 1-0 win for the Rangers. With the win, the Rangers forced Game Seven in Washington in a series that has seen the home team hold serve in each of the first six games. Braden Holtby dueled Hank shot for shot except...

Game 7 Preview: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Verizon Center (8:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. The series is currently tied at three games apiece, following a 1-0 win in Game 6 yesterday at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers enter the contest [...]

Tom Wilson loses skate blade and stumbles to bench (Video)

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson had some equipment trouble during Sunday's playoff game against the New York Rangers, which was only Wilson's second career NHL game. After delivering a huge flying hit to Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh, Wilson lost his skate blade on his left skate, then stumbled several times while trying to get back to the bench with only one skate...

NHL Hit With Wrongful-Death Lawsuit By Family Of Derek Boogaard

from John Branch of the New York Times, The family of the Derek Boogaard filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League. It contends that the N.H.L. is responsible for the physical trauma and brain damage that Boogaard sustained during six seasons as one of the league’s top enforcers, and for the addiction to prescription painkillers that marked his...

Rangers vs. Capitals (Game 6)

The New York Rangers host the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden for Game 6 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 4:30 p.m. The Capitals lead the series 3-2. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports. Rangers Game Notes TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM), XM 212 Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus): http...

Rangers Need To Win Two In A Row

from Larry Brooks of the New York Post, History, however, is not the biggest obstacle the Rangers have to overcome. That, instead, would be the present reality of trying to win consecutive games with effectively a half-dozen functioning forwards, none of whom named Rick Nash or Brad Richards. Nash had another tough one, the winger a non-factor until he created a scoring...

Family of Derek Boogaard File Wrongful Death Suit Against NHL

On the two-year anniversay of his passing, the family of the late Derek Boogaard have filed a wrongful-death suit against the NHL. In the complaint, the family argues the NHL is responsible for the physical trauma and brain damage Boogaard suffered during his six NHL seasons and his addiction to pain killers. Williams Gibbs, attorney for the Boogaard family, has this to say when...

Rangers’ Major Offensive Failure Leads to Game 5 Loss

Friday night was Game 5 of a tied Playoff series. Both the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals have held home ice up to this point in the series. In order for the Rangers to win this series they would need to take one of the last two games in Washington to advance further into [...]

NHL playoffs: New York Rangers at Washington Capitals

New York Rangers face Washington Capitals in decisive Game 7.

Capitals 2, Rangers 1, OT

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. Ribeiro put in the puck after Troy Brouwer deflected a shot from the blue line. The Capitals lead the series 3-2. Game 6 is Sunday in New York. The home team has won every game in the series...

Rangers-Capitals Preview

One goal by the New York Rangers was enough to send this series against the Capitals back to Washington for a decisive Game 7. One goal will likely be the margin of difference as these teams fight to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. The Rangers held serve on home ice Sunday, winning 1-0 as Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves for his seventh career playoff...

Capitals' Tom Wilson loses skate blade after big hit, stumbles to bench

Skating on ice is tough enough, but doing it when you are missing a blade on one foot during an NHL playoff game — as we found out yesterday — is next to impossible. That's what happened to Washington Capitals rookie Tom Wilson when he was crashed into the boards and "lost his steel" during Game 6 against the New York Rangers Sunday. The 19-year-old rookie...

Blueprint Emerging?

Joel Ward has basically played the equivalent of one power play with some change this postseason on the Capitals’ man advantage. His presence on the Capitals’ first power play of Friday’s game, however, was exactly what the team needed to break through an otherwise impenetrable Henrik Lundqvist. Eleven seconds of power play time, and Ward had the Capitals’ first and only...

Another Look At A Bad Trade

One of the more surprising moves at the trade deadline this year was the Washington Capitals trading 2012 first round pick Filip Forsberg to the Nashville Predators for Martin Erat and minor leaguer Michael Latta.  I picked this as a good longterm move for Nashville and a bad longterm move for Washington.  There are few players with Forsberg`s potential and you don`t give them...

Some NHL views current and upcoming

- The Caps were thinking what exactly trading for Erat?  Brooks Laich's "tenure and term" is insanity too.  - I don't believe Philly and Vancouver have any choice but to amnesty Bryzgalov and Luongo.  Maybe they'll trade them and their new teams will amnesty them after next year.  Unless there's some rule against that. - I thought I was listening...
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