Apr 23, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT
The Capitals won’t be having a repeat of last year’s first round playoff collapse as they took out the Rangers 3-1 this afternoon to win the series 4-1.
Apr 23, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT
Alex Ovechkin showed the Rangers why he still the most dangerous forward on the ice, meanwhile the Rangers power play continues to let them down as they trail 2-0 after two periods.
Apr 23, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT
After a dominating first period, the Capitals lead the Rangers 1-0 but they might be without Mike Green after a scary injury.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:53 PM EDT
Watch the Capitals try to defend home ice and move on to the second round against the Rangers in Game 5 with us at NHL Extra.
Apr 23, 2011, 2:40 PM EDT
If the Rangers want to keep their series with the Capitals alive and hold out hope of upsetting the top seeded Caps, there’s a few things they’ll need to do today to make it happen.
Apr 21, 2011, 12:29 AM EDT
The Rangers held a 3-0 lead in Game 4. Once the third period rolled around, the Caps took over and showed the heart of a team gearing up for a deeper run winning in double overtime thanks to Jason Chimera… And Marian Gaborik.
Apr 17, 2011, 7:10 PM EDT
An exciting third period was capped off thanks to Brandon Dubinsky’s fortunate bounce game-winning goal with under two minutes to play to give the Rangers a 3-2 win and an open door back into the series.
Apr 17, 2011, 5:24 PM EDT
Another tight checking period sees Erik Christensen and Alex Ovechkin trade goals to tie the game. The period didn’t end without it’s share of controversy though.
Apr 17, 2011, 4:16 PM EDT
After one period of play, the Rangers and Caps are tied 0-0. Despite the power play failures for both teams, the pace has picked up.
Apr 15, 2011, 10:43 PM EDT
The Capitals beat the Rangers at their own grinding game as Michal Neuvirth earned a 22-save shutout to give Washington a 2-0 series lead.
Apr 15, 2011, 3:14 AM EDT
Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick take an exclusive look ahead to Game 2 between the Rangers and Capitals to see how the Rangers might rebound from a tough overtime loss.
Apr 13, 2011, 11:16 PM EDT
Want to call Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin chokers? You might want to ignore the results of tonight’s overtime Game 1 win against the Rangers, then.
Apr 11, 2011, 5:16 PM EDT
The Rangers and Capitals get it on again in the playoffs only this time some of the players and the circumstances have changed. We take a look at who we think wins this series and want to know who you think takes it.
Apr 11, 2011, 4:27 PM EDT
Caps defenseman Mike Green is officially ready to play again and will get the start in Game 1 against New York on Wednesday.
Apr 9, 2011, 4:09 PM EDT
The Rangers 5-2 win over New Jersey this afternoon now puts the pressure on Carolina to win tonight against Tampa Bay to get into the playoffs.
Apr 7, 2011, 10:07 PM EDT
The Rangers had playoff destiny in their own hands going into tonight’s game against Atlanta. Now they’ve handed it off to Carolina after being shutout 3-0 by Ondrej Pavelec and the Thrashers.
Apr 3, 2011, 4:06 PM EDT
The shootout was beneficial to the Rangers today, but last year it was a nightmare for New York while it proved to be the Flyers’ playoff-saving grace.
Apr 3, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT
It only makes sense that the Rangers-Flyers NBC Game of the Week went to a shootout, although this time, New York came out on top. Read this post for a recap and an update on the Eastern Conference playoff picture.
Apr 3, 2011, 12:25 PM EDT
We break down how the Flyers and Rangers stack up against each other statistically and give you our link to watch the game with us online and chat via NHL Extra.
Apr 2, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Last season the Rangers missed the playoffs on the final day of the season. This year, they’re limping into the end of the season again and could end up missing out once again.
New York hockey writers will not vote for year-end awards in protest of blogger’s revoked credentials
Apr 2, 2011, 1:35 AM EDT
The New York Rangers chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) announced that they will abstain from voting in the year-end awards as a form of protest for the Islanders revoking Chris Botta’s credentials earlier this season.
Apr 1, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT
Mike Milbury takes a look at this Sunday’s Game of the Week between the Flyers and Rangers in what turns out to be a crucial game for both teams.
Mar 31, 2011, 7:00 AM EDT
Here are summaries of the three games in the Eastern Conference on Wednesday night and what it meant for the playoff picture.
Mar 28, 2011, 1:05 PM EDT
You’ve heard all about how good Corey Perry’s week was, but Ryan Miller’s was even better as he takes home this week’s number one star.
Mar 26, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT
Henrik Lundqvist is helping to make sure the Rangers’ lack of offense won’t keep them out of the playoffs.
- Hello Johansen? Boone Jenner out with broken hand 4
- Bruins release Leino; Boychuk staying put? 18
- Babcock doesn’t think this will be his last year with the Wings 9
- Starting tomorrow, PHT’s ‘Risk Factors’ Series 6
- Krug, Smith sign with Bruins 19
- PHT Morning Skate: Grigorenko with highlight-reel shootout goal 7
- Sabres lose Larsson, Kaleta to head injuries, Leafs’ Booth out too (Update: Franson’s hurt) 5
- Report: Dal Colle signs with Islanders (Updated) 1
- Bridge built: Blues lock up Schwartz to two-year deal reportedly worth $4.7M 12
- Comedian Will Arnett at Leafs practice 8
- Jordan Subban has ‘moved on’ after ‘unfortunate’ photo caption by Vancouver papers (52)
- Players pushed for coaching fines because they were ‘encouraged’ to dive (34)
- Sabres’ Nolan, Avalanche don’t believe in analytics (32)
- Caps unveil new Winter Classic jerseys (28)
- Ouch: Datsyuk (separated shoulder) out 4-5 weeks (27)