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, 6:06 PM EDT
It’s what everyone’s talking about, but here’s the replay of the controversial no-goal at the end of the second period from today’s Game 3 between Washington and New York.
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 16, 2011, 3:29 PM EDT
Mike Milbury tells us that he thinks the Capitals are the team to beat in the playoffs.
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 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 13, 2011, 3:29 AM EDT
Time for us to put our money where our mouth is and our mouth and our money are banking on chalk to carry the day into the Stanley Cup final where one team will win their first ever Stanley Cup.
Apr 12, 2011, 1:07 PM EDT
Michal Neuvirth is Washington’s starting goalie, at least for Game 1 of the Rangers-Capitals series.
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.
Mar 27, 2011, 12:14 PM EDT
The Capitals sent red-hot third goalie Braden Holtby down to the minors, settling their goalie debate (to some extent). At least for the moment.
Mar 16, 2011, 7:10 PM EDT
Bruce Boudreau can go with the guy who has playoff experience, the guy who has started most of the games this season, or the kid with the hot hand; but he’s not ready to decide yet.
Mar 15, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT
The Capitals keep winning despite losing key players to injury, but they’ll have to deal with another tough blow as Jason Arnott is week-to-week with an undisclosed injury.
Mar 13, 2011, 11:24 AM EDT
Most teams would struggle with both of their normal starting goalies injured, yet 21-year-old netminder Braden Holtby isn’t just keeping the Capitals’ surge going. He’s also making a case for the No. 1 job, period.
Mar 11, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT
Mike Milbury previews this Sunday’s NBC Game of the Week between Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals and Jonathan Toews’ Chicago Blackhawks.
Mar 8, 2011, 12:28 AM EDT
Good news for the Capitals: Bruce Boudreau said that both Michal Neuvirth and Nicklas Backstrom are “OK” after being banged up during tonight’s game against Tampa Bay.
Mar 7, 2011, 10:28 PM EDT
In a game that was grittier than some might expect, the Capitals managed to grind out a shootout win against the Lightning to bolster their Southeast Division lead to two points.
Mar 4, 2011, 2:21 PM EDT
The Caps figure Semyon Varlamov will be out a while longer with an apparent knee injury. It may not even matter when he returns as Michal Neuvirth has taken the starting job away.
Feb 28, 2011, 8:00 AM EDT
Who made last week’s best save? Vote in the poll to decide if it was Michal Neuvirth, Antti Niemi, Marc-Andre Fleury, Niklas Backstrom, Miikka Kiprusoff, Cam Ward or Dwayne Roloson.
Feb 26, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT
With Semyon Varlamov hurting a little bit, the Caps call on ECHL goalie Todd Ford to back up Michal Neuvirth.
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