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The Stanley Cup playoffs didn’t start the way that the Rangers had hoped as they dropped game 1 to Braden Holtby in Washington last night. The Rangers got off to a slow start to the game, when just 34 seconds in they committed a bench minor and gave the Capitals their first of five powerplays on [...]
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Update: Brian Boyle and Derek Dorsett are in. Kris Newbury and Chris Kreider are out.
OP: Well, the Rangers dropped Game One, but still have the opportunity to split the first two with a win tonight. There are rumors that some of the injured Rangers will be back tonight, and if all of them return, then the entire atmosphere changes. Marc Staal...
Before the Rangers take on the Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals tonight, here are my three keys to the game that the Rangers need to do to come out with a win in Game 1. 1. It is vital that the Rangers keep their cool and survive the first period. A [...]
In Rick Nash's first playoff game as a Rangers and just the fifth of his career he fired 16 shots with eight of them making their way on goal, but, unfortunately for the player the Blueshirts signed to provide the offense they were lacking in last year's postseason, none of them found the back of the net. Nash has just one playoff goal in his career.
Here's Nash on...
Rangers playoff hockey is finally here. After four off days, the Rangers and the Caps will drop the puck tonight in Game One of their series, the third time in four years that these two teams will meet in the playoffs. We’ve spent all week previewing this series, so be sure to catch up on each post, as it covers everything you need to know for this series:
The beauty of the NHL Playoffs summed up in one photo of Rangers' coach John Tortorella.
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Alex Ovechkin at least had a goal.
Searching for exactly what the New York Rangers' high-priced forwards did in a 3-1 loss in Game 1 of the first-round series against Ovechkin's Capitals on Thursday night takes you to the back page of the score sheet.
Brad Richards was a minus-1 and had one shot on goal. Rick Nash was more active with five shots (and four more that either...
The New York Rangers began the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs against a familiar opponent. For the fourth time in five years the Rangers would do battle with the Washington Capitals during the NHL’s second season. Despite the Rangers opening the scoring, the Capitals controlled most of the game and the Rangers struggles to score goals in the playoffs [...]
TONIGHT’S GAME: The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Verizon Center (7:30 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup. On Saturday, the Blueshirts defeated the New Jersey Devils, 4-0, in their regular season finale. New York posted a record of 10-3-1 in [...]
By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
During the regular season,where the Rangers were 18-2-1 when striking first, the tally by Carl Hagelin with just over three minutes remaining in the first period would have been enough to assume a Rangers victory. However, in last night’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, it was the only goal the Rangers scored and gave the...
The Rangers could have very easily won Game 1 if they took advantage of the numerous opportunities presented to them. Here they are...
Carl Hagelin misses short-handed breakaway in second period...
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...ugh, don't want to say game over if Hagelin scores there, but Rangers would have had a strangle hold on the game.
Life is good right now if you are a fan of the Washington Capitals.The No. 3 seed Caps currently hold a 1-0 series lead over the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference playoffs and look to extend their margin on Saturday.In the meantime, take a look at the pair of tattoos one fan recently had done. Yes, the fan decided to get the ink placed right above his knee with the letters...
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 12:30 p.m. The Capitals lead the series 1-0. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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A defensive lapse and a fluky bounce proved to be the difference in the Washington Capitals' 3-1 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. For a full box score, click here.
-- The talk leading into the game was about staying out of the box against a dangerous Capitals' power play. :34 seconds in and the Rangers take a mindless...
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By Kristin Tullo (@K_Tullo)
The puck will drop on Thursday night between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals for the 20th time in the last five postseasons, the last time taking place just a year ago in the 2011-2012 Conference Semifinals in which the Blueshirts eliminated the Capitals in game seven to advance to the Eastern...
by Richie Katz, TiqIQ To begin the shortened NHL season, The Washington Capitals won only two of their first 11 games. The playoffs seemed to be out of the question. That is until someone turned the switch on Alex Ovechkin. In the month of April alone, he scored 14 goals in 13 games. Eventually outdueling [...]