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  1. No need to panic — Jay Beagle is fine

    May 9, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

    Jay Beagle

    Washington’s shutdown forward wasn’t on the ice for the morning skate.

  2. Brooks Laich: “You can play against skill. You can defend against skill.”

    May 9, 2012, 10:21 AM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    He’s apparently quite happy being part of a grind-it-out team these days.

  3. Bryzgalov reflects on Game 5, gaffe: “An unlucky night”

    May 8, 2012, 10:57 PM EDT

    bryzgalovbelievegetty

    Go ahead, say it: a humongous bad night.

  4. Rinne on “unreal” Smith: “He was the difference in the series”

    May 8, 2012, 2:29 PM EDT

    Mike Smith

    Phoenix netminder stopped 150 of Nashville’s 159 shots.

  5. Tortorella on Caps Game 5: “It’s a kick in the gut when you lose because it happens so quickly.”

    May 8, 2012, 1:20 PM EDT

    John Tortorella

    The Caps are 3-0 in games following an overtime loss in these playoffs.

  6. No shots on goal make Alex Ovechkin pretty frustrated

    May 8, 2012, 11:17 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Last time he had no shots in a playoff game: Game 1 against Montreal in 2010.

  7. The Capitals aren’t worried about Braden Holtby bouncing back

    May 8, 2012, 8:50 AM EDT

    Braden Holtby

    Hunter: “He’s a resilient kid and a battler. He’s going to come out and battle again.”

  8. PHT Morning Skate: Where we wonder who steps up in place of Claude Giroux

    May 8, 2012, 8:05 AM EDT

    Jaromir Jagr, Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell

    This would be a good spot for a few guys to make it big. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  9. NHL reveals start time for Game 6 of Capitals-Rangers series

    May 8, 2012, 1:32 AM EDT

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    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 7: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals stretches during warm-ups prior to the start of the game against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

    New York has a 3-2 series lead.

  10. Washington’s Alzner blames media for PK struggles

    May 8, 2012, 12:04 AM EDT

    Karl Alzner

    Evidently the Capitals’ loss was our bad.

  11. Did Caps’ shot blocking style result in Rangers’ winning goal?

    May 7, 2012, 11:38 PM EDT

    Screen

    “That’s what happens when we play a style where we block a lot shots. Sometimes those go in.”

  12. Hunter on bouncing back: “It’s just hockey; don’t over-analyze it”

    May 7, 2012, 11:34 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Keeping it simple might just be the way to go.

  13. Brouwer: “No one feels lower than [Ward] right now, but it’s not his fault.”

    May 7, 2012, 11:14 PM EDT

    Troy Brouwer

    All the same, the Washington Capitals are one game away from elimination.

  14. Joel Ward: “It’s tough when you let the team down on a play like that”

    May 7, 2012, 10:58 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v New York Rangers - Game Two

    His double-minor resulted in two heart-breaking Rangers goals.

  15. Discuss: Rangers exploit double-minor for amazing comeback win

    May 7, 2012, 10:31 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Brad Richards #19 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammate Dan Girardi #5 after scoring a goal to tie up the game late in the third period against Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    The New York Rangers have taken a 3-2 series lead.

  16. Caps making adjustments to Rangers’ collapsing ways

    May 7, 2012, 2:04 PM EDT

    Matt Hendricks

    No point in just firing away and hoping for the best.

  17. Caps goalie coach Kolzig: “Holtbyisms” are fine…for now

    May 7, 2012, 1:11 PM EDT

    Braden Holtby

    “Once he starts feeling a lot more like he’s part of the NHL, I think some of that stuff will filter or phase out.”

  18. Nicklas Backstrom drawing Peter Forsberg comparisons

    May 7, 2012, 12:58 PM EDT

    Backstrom

    From his Capitals teammates, mind you.

  19. Columnist: Alex Ovechkin might want to tread carefully from here on out

    May 7, 2012, 10:29 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    After potentially getting away with a shot on Dan Girardi, The Great 8 has to watch himself.

  20. PHT Morning Skate: Where the Kings are really happy they never traded Dustin Brown

    May 7, 2012, 7:30 AM EDT

    Dustin Brown

    Sometimes the best trade is the one you don’t make. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  21. Philly tweaks include Jagr to third line and Briere- Hartnell reunion

    May 5, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT

    James Van Riemsdyk, Miikka Kiprusoff

    Although Laviolette says don’t “hang your hat” on those changes.

  22. Report: Alex Ovechkin won’t face a hearing for Dan Girardi hit

    May 5, 2012, 7:21 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 02: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up before a game against the New York Rangers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Nothing official, but a lot of rumblings.

  23. Poll: Should Alex Ovechkin be suspended?

    May 5, 2012, 5:31 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin

    Alex Ovechkin is again getting a lot of attention only this time around it’s not for the goal he scored in Game 4, but for the controversial hit he put on Dan Girardi instead. Ovechkin caught Girardi with a hit through the zone in which he left his feet to deliver a blow that at…

  24. Mike Milbury isn’t a fan of Ovechkin’s hit on Girardi

    May 5, 2012, 4:43 PM EDT

    Mike Milbury

    He says his hit is unacceptable as a repeat offender.

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