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Game 2 ECSF: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers faceoff against the Washington Capitals, today at MSG starting at 12:30 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBC Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-Fast Sheppard-Moore-Glass McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist – 4-2, 1.61 GAA, .938...
Via NY Rangers Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Islanders: Triantaphilisms — 10 Things I Think I Think 5/1/15

I cannot believe it’s over. On Monday night, the New York Islanders were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs, dropping Game Seven to the Washington Capitals by a final score of 2-1. Overall, it was a lethargic effort in the biggest spot of the year that dug the Islanders’ grave, as Long Island’s hockey team mustered only 11 shots on Braden Holtby and the Capitals in its final...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Eastern Conference Semifinal Preview

Photo Credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images North America The first round of the NHL Eastern Conference playoffs was exactly as advertised — exciting, physical, and downright fun to watch. The first matchup of the second roud will see the Washington Capitals taking on the New York Rangers, and the second matchup will see the Montreal Canadiens facing the Tampa Bay Lightning. Both...
Via The Fantasy Fix
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Rangers Tanner Glass Throat Speared Caps G Braden Holtby

New York Ranger Tanner Glass speared Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby last night. Holtby? Went down like he was shot.Epic. Perhaps if Chris Kreider would stop crashing nets, we wouldn't see this as often...The NYR only scored once on Holtby...and it was as lucky as it gets.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers 1, Washington 2

The New York Rangers (4-2) fell to the Washington Capitals (5-3) by a score of 2-1 and lead the series 1-0. For a box score, click here. This is going to be a short recap, since I have a flight to Boston to catch tomorrow, but this loss is probably going to keep me up all night. What a terrible way to lose a playoff game. Only thing the Rangers can do now is forget it and move on...
Via NY Rangers Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward scores with 1.3 seconds left, Capitals edge Rangers in Game 1

  Joel Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night in Game 1 of their second-round series. Ward drove to the net and tapped Alex Ovechkin's feed past Henrik Lundqvist. After the goal was confirmed by replay, Ovechkin kissed Ward on the cheek. Following a mostly ceremonial faceoff, the teams skirmished...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ward scores with one second left to lift the Caps a 1-0 series lead over Rangers

Joe Ward scored with 1.3 seconds left in the game to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 win and a 1-0 series lead over the New York Rangers.  Alex Ovechkin fed Ward from behind the net and Ward put the puck past Henrik Lundqvist for the win.  A thrilling win for Game One sets up what should be a terrific second round series.  Ward’s game winning tally was his second goal...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoffs: Second-round preview

EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Metropolitan No. 1 New York Rangers vs. Metropolitan No. 2 Washington Capitals How they got here: New York defeated Pittsburgh 4-1; Washington defeated the New York Islanders 4-3 Season series: New York won 3-1 Playoff history: This is the fifth playoff meeting between the teams since 2009. No two teams have faced each other more in the playoffs the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 1 ECSF: Rangers vs. Washington

The New York Rangers faceoff against the Washington Capitals, tonight at MSG starting at 7:30 PM. For a preview, click here. TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM Rangers Game Notes Probable line-up:  Nash-Brassard-St.Louis Kreider-Stepan-Miller Hagelin-Hayes-Fast Sheppard-Moore-Glass McDonagh-Girardi Staal-Boyle Yandle-Klein Goalie match-up:  Henrik Lundqvist – 4-1, 1.53 GAA,...
Via NY Rangers Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Second-round preview: Two underdogs will score upsets

EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS Metropolitan No. 1 New York Rangers vs. Metropolitan No. 2 Washington Capitals How they got here: New York defeated Pittsburgh 4-1; Washington defeated the New York Islanders 4-3 Season series: New York won 3-1 Playoff history: This is the fifth playoff meeting between the teams since 2009. No two teams have faced each other more in the playoffs the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scouting the opposition: Braden Holtby

It took seven grueling games, but the when the Capitals defeated up the upstart Islanders on Monday night, D.C.’s finest secured a date with the Rangers for the fifth time in seven years. This brings us to our second round goaltending preview of Braden Holtby. When I sit down to write these posts, I always Read more → The post Scouting the opposition: Braden Holtby appeared first...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Goaltending Battle Will Dictate Washington Capitals’ Second-Round Success

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals and Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers shake hands after Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Rangers defeated the Capitals 5-0, at Verizon Center on May 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)   The Washington Capitals’ postseason...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Be A Goalie… With Braden Holtby

Braden Holtby interview with Total Goalie.
Via Capitals Outsider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL playoffs: Capitals advance to play Rangers in 2nd Rd.

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals, who were 3-9 in Game 7 entering Monday, beat the New York Islanders 2-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Verizon Center. The Capitals have advanced to face the New York Rangers in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The start of that series is to be determined. Evgeny Kuznetsov broke a tie with...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kuznetsov's goal leads Capitals past Isles 2-1 in Game 7

WASHINGTON (AP) Skating around every opponent on the ice, rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov scored the go-ahead goal with less than 7 1/2 minutes left in Game 7, and Braden Holtby only needed to make 10 saves Monday night, lifting the Washington Capitals past the New York Islanders 2-1 in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Kuznetsov scored the sort of athletic, breathtaking...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Ready For Do Or Die Game 6: Pregame Report

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 6: Pregame Report When: Satuday, April 25th, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 3:00 p.m. EDTTV: NBC (Kenny Albert, Pierre McGuire)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM This is it. If the Islanders want the Nassau Coliseum to ever see another hockey game, they will bring it all today. The Capitals are...
Via Islanders Insight
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom’s loving quote about Braden Holtby

There’s a lot of love for Braden Holtby in the Washington Capitals dressing room. Nicklas Backstrom commented on Holbty following the goaltender’s huge 36-save OT win over the Islanders on Tuesday and it’s clear Backstrom holds Holtby in high regard. So much so that it led to a comical statement that Backstrom quickly corrected. Nicklas Backstrom on Braden Holtby: "It’s...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nicklas Backstrom’s loving quote about Braden Holtby

There’s a lot of love for Braden Holtby in the Washington Capitals dressing room. Nicklas Backstrom commented on Holbty following the goaltender’s huge 36-save OT win over the Islanders on Tuesday and it’s clear Backstrom holds Holtby in high regard. So much so that it led to a comical statement that Backstrom quickly corrected. Nicklas Backstrom on Braden Holtby: "It’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday Night Was A Great Night for D.C. Sports

For most of Washingtonians and natives of the surrounding areas, April 21, 2015 may be the best sports day we have ever witnessed. The Wizards took a commanding 2-0 series lead over the Toronto Raptors following their 117-116 win. John Wall was masterful with 26 points and 17 assists, and Bradley Beal was the perfect compliment dropping a playoff career-high 28 points. Meanwhile...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps come back to DC knotted at 2-2

The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers are all tied up at 2-2 in their Stanley Cup Playoff series, after the Caps nail-biting 2-1 win in overtime last night in New York.  Nicklas Backstrom put the puck on the net from afar and that is all it took more than eleven minutes into overtime to even the series and provide the Caps a much needed series tying win.  The Backstrom overtime...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Have Opportunity To Tighten Caps: Game Four Pregame

New York Islanders vs Washington Capitals: Game 4: Pregame Report When: Sunday, April 21st, 2015Where: Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NYTime: 7:30 p.m. ESTTV: MSG+, USA Network (out of local market)Radio: WRHU 88.7 FM (Chris King), LI News Radio 103.9 FM With a win tonight, the New York Islanders can put a strangle-hold on the Washington Capitals in front of what is sure to be a sell...
Via Islanders Insight
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders In The Driver’s Seat With Game 4 Looming

In what has been described as the loudest arena in the NHL, the Islanders put on a great show in front of a raucous 16,170 fans on Sunday afternoon. The Isles did a lot of great things on Sunday, and it paid off. But, there were also a lot of things that they did not do as well as they could have, and it almost cost them. Yes. it’s easy to play armchair QB after a game, and point...
Via Islanders Insight
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight’s Top Shelf: Game Four Edition

Tonight the New York Islanders are poised to take this opening round playoff series by the throat and squeeze ever so tightly. Saturday’s overtime victory at the hands of captain John Tavares continues this team’s flare for dramatics—a characteristic that underpins this team’s postseason pedigree. The game plan moving forward is a simple one: sick the fourth line on anything...
Via Islanders Insight
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braden Holtby Performing Well, Just not Well Enough

Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby defends the net during the second period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the New York Islanders, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) It’s no secret the Washington Capitals have rode the performance of Braden Holtby all season. He had one of the heaviest workloads of all NHL goaltenders...
Via The Sports Journal
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders captain John Tavares wastes no time in OT as he chips a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead

Islanders captain John Tavares wasted no time in overtime as he chipped a rolling puck by Capitals goalie Braden Holtby to give the Islanders a 2-1 series lead yesterday.Bam!Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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