Found October 16, 2013 on Ranger Nation:
TONIGHT’S GAME The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight, Oct. 16, at Verizon Center (8:00 p.m. — TV: NBCSN; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in their first of three straight divisional matchups. The Blueshirts enter the contest having been defeated by the Blues, 5-3, on Saturday at St. Louis, and are now 1-4-0 (2 pts) this season. The Capitals enter the […]

Under performing Rangers a concern after six games

(Bill Boyce, AP) No doubt about it, the Rangers have been incredibly underwhelming to start the season. They were outplayed in Phoenix, dismantled by Anaheim and San Jose, and bested by St. Louis (although they played well in that game). If not for strong showings in Los Angeles last week and Washington last night, we would be talking about the winless Rangers, not the 2-4 Rangers...

Rangers' Callahan breaks thumb

Rangers captain Ryan Callahan is sidelined again, this time because of a broken thumb. Callahan, who missed the season opener while recovering from shoulder surgery, will be out three to four weeks, the Rangers said Thursday. Callahan was injured in New York's 2-0 win at Washington on Wednesday night, in which he scored his third goal of the season - all in the past two games...

Biron, Asham clear waivers, sent to AHL by Rangers

Veteran goalie Martin Biron and rugged forward Arron Asham are being assigned by the New York Rangers to Hartford of the AHL after clearing waivers. The moves were announced on Tuesday, one day after the players were placed on waivers following New York's rough 1-4 start to the season. The Rangers recalled center J.T. Miller and goalie Cam Talbot from Hartford to replace them...

Rangers right the ship, Lundqvist gets the shutout

(Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) The Rangers finally put together a complete team effort tonight, beating the Washington Capitals by a score of 2-0. The win was Henrik Lundqvist’s first shutout of the season. Every player on the Rangers played well, and the systemic breakdowns in defensive zone coverage were few and far between. This team wasn’t perfect, but they limited their...

Rangers Lose Callahan For 3-4 Weeks With Broken Thumb

#NYR NEWS: Ryan Callahan suffered a broken thumb last night and will miss 3-4 weeks; Darroll Powe recalled full story — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) October 17, 2013

Capitals score 3 quick goals in 2nd, top Jets 4-2

Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored goals in less than four minutes of the second period, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night. With the score tied at 1, Ward took advantage of a power play and scored his first goal of the season at 10:06 of the second. Ovechkin added his sixth goal 3...

Jeff Malcolm promoted to AHL

In response to Cam Talbot being recalled to the Rangers and Martin Biron deciding his future since demotion, the Hartford Wolfpack have promoted goalie Jeff Malcolm from the ECHL’s Greenville Road Warriors. Malcolm was part of the first round of cuts from Rangers camp in September, and then was cut from Hartford two weeks later. The ECHL has not started their season yet, so there...

Lundqvist, Rangers shut out Capitals

Playoffs or regular season, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist has been absolutely perfect the past three times he has faced Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals. So what if the Rangers were struggling under first-year coach Alain Vigneault? Lundqvist felt good about his team's chances Wednesday night, then backed that up with his 46th NHL shutout in New York'...

Capitals' Chimera fined for boarding

Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined $4487.18 the maximum allowable under the CBA for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz in NHL Game No. 80 in Washington on Monday October 14 the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 19:19 of the first period. Chimera was assessed a minor penalty for...

Mike Green's Swing And A Miss

((HT: Sportsnet)) Thankfully, the Washington Capitals didn't need Mike Green's attempted hit on the Oilers Jesse Joensuu to preserve their win to keep Edmonton as the worst team in the Western Conference... The Capitals scored three goals in a 3:55 stretch in the second period for a 4-2 win to snap their three game losing streak... Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy...

Caps score 3 quick goals, top Oilers

Washington Capitals coach Adam Oates took a different approach after his team's third straight loss. Instead of dwelling on the negative, Oates focused on what was good about the club's recent play. It worked. One day after Oates' positive power talk during practice, the Capitals scored three goals in less than four minutes of the second period en route to a 4-2 win...

Jason Chimera Fined For Hit On Justin Schultz

NEW YORK (October 15, 2013) – Washington Capitals forward Jason Chimera has been fined $4,487.18, the maximum allowable under the CBA, for boarding Edmonton Oilers defenseman Justin Schultz in NHL Game No. 80 in Washington on Monday, October 14, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident occurred at 19:19 of the first period. Chimera...

Rangers feel better after blanking Capitals

It was like night and day honestly it was with rays of sunshine shining on a Rangers team that operated Wednesday night like a synchronized unit following the dark dysfunction that marked most of the opening five games through the western badlands. The Blueshirts were precise confident and poised in defeating the Capitals 2-0 behind a sharp performance from Henrik Lundqvist that...

Video- Troy Brouwer Hit On Derek Stepan

No penalty on the play and Stepan did leave the game but did return.  

Tom Wilson Fights Justin Falk

Despite getting part of his jersey taken off, Tom Wilson gets the decision over Justin Falk.
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