Rapid Rewind: Ribs for Dinner. Capitals 2, Rangers 1 (OT)

Dogpile! (AP) The Washington Capitals took a 3-2 series lead in the 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Friday night inside Verizon Center, winning 2-1 in overtime on a goal from Mike Ribeiro.  Down early following a goal from Brian Boyle after less than a minute, the Capitals killed off […]

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Ovechkin a Finalist for MVP

The NHL announced today that Alexander Ovechkin was named a finalist for the Hart Memorial Trophy as the league's most valuable player, as voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. Ovechkin won the award twice in a row in 2007-08 and 2008-09.  He was also a finalist for the award in 2009-10.  Photo: Washington […]

Game 5 Preview: Rangers at Capitals

#6 New York Rangers at #3 Washington Capitals Series Tied 2-2 Location:  Verizon Center Time: 7:30 PM TV:  Local: CSN, National: NBCSN, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Games: Game 1, May 2 in Washington: 3-1 W Game 2, May 4 in Washington, 1-0 W (OT) Game 3, May 6 in New York, 3-4 L Game 4, […]

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Alex Ovechkin Finalist for Lindsay Award

The NHL announced today that Alexander Ovechkin was named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay award as the league's most outstanding player, as voted on by his peers.  The award, previously named the Lester B. Pearson Award, is voted on by the members of NHL Players Association.  Ovechkin won the award three seasons in a […]

Capitals Recall Wilson and Crabb

The Washington Capitals announced today they have recalled RW Tom Wilson and RW Joey Crabb from the AHL Hershey Bears.  The Bears were eliminated last night after taking the #1 seed Providence Bruins to the brink in their best-of-5 first round series.  The big story revolves around 19-year old prospect Tom Wilson, a right-shooting 6'4, […]

Evened Up: Rangers 4, Capitals 3

The Washington Capitals put forth another undisciplined, unfocused effort tonight, giving pucks away and taking bad penalties.  The Rangers are now back in this series, tied 2-2, as the series shifts back to Washington for Game 5.  Rangers Coach John Tortorella used his line changes to his advantage and had the benefit of very uneven […]

Game 4 Preview: Capitals at Rangers

#3 Washington Capitals at #6 New York Rangers Capitals Lead Series 2-1 Location: Madison Square Garden Time: 7:30 PM TV:  Local: CSN, National: NBCSN, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Games: Game 1, May 2 in Washington: 3-1 W Game 2, May 4 in Washington, 1-0 W (OT) Game 3, May 6 in New York, 3-4 L Remaining Games: […]

Rapid Rewind: Penalty Parade. Capitals 3, Rangers 4

The Rangers used the momentum from early power plays to cut the series lead to 2-1. (MSG) The Washington Capitals dropped a game in their 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Monday night, falling 4-3 to the Rangers inside the World’s Most Famous Arena.  After taking an early lead on […]

Game 3 Preview: Capitals at Rangers

#3 Washington Capitals at #6 New York Rangers Capitals Lead Series 2-0 Location: Madison Square Garden Time: 7:30 PM TV:  Local: CSN, National: NBCSN, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Games: Game 1, May 2 in Washington: 3-1 W Game 2, May 4 in Washington, 1-0 W (OT) Remaining Games: Game 4, May 8 in New York, 7:30 PM […]

Rapid Rewind: Game Over Green. Capitals 1, Rangers 0 (OT)

Green fiiiiires….SCAAAR! (Greg Fiume, Getty) The Washington Capitals won game two of their 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Saturday afternoon, prevailing 1-0 in overtime on a Mike Green power play goal.  Both teams generated chances constantly during the game and the only reason that the contest remained scoreless as […]

Game 2 Preview: Rangers at Capitals

#6 New York Rangers at #3 Washington Capitals Capitals Lead Series 1-0 Location:  Verizon Center Time: 12:30 PM TV:  Local/National: NBC, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Game: Game 1, May 2 in Washington: 3-1 W Remaining Games: Game 3, May 6 in New York, 7:30 PM Game 4, May 8 in New York, 7:30 PM Game […]

Rapid Rewind: A Great Start. Capitals 3, Rangers 1

Alex Ovechkin found twine for a franchise-record 31st time in the playoffs on Thursday night. (WP) The Washington Capitals won game one of their 2013 Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Thursday night by a 3-1 score inside a trembling Verizon Center.  Despite a start that saw them dominate play but […]

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Game 1 Preview: Rangers at Capitals

#6 New York Rangers (26-18-4) at #3 Washington Capitals (27-18-3) Location: Verizon Center Time: 7:30 PM TV:  Local: Comcast SportsNet, National: NBC Sports Network, Canada: TSN Radio: 1500AM & 820AM Previous Games: February 17 in New York:  1-2 Loss March 10 in Washington  1-4 Loss March 24 in New York  3-2 Shootout Win Familiar Faces of Former Capitals: D […]

NHL “Three Stars” For April

Your NHL “Three Stars” for the month of April have been announced! Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, St. Louis Blues goaltender Brian Elliott, and New York Rangers center Derek Stepan have been given the title for the month. The first star was awarded to Alex Ovechkin, who led the League with 14 goals and […]

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