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  1. Rupp on Rangers-Devils rivalry: “Kind of nonexistent right now”

    May 14, 2012, 4:29 PM EDT

    New York Rangers v New Jersey Devils

    “We’re just trying to win four games.”

  2. Backstrom on Hunter departure: “It’s not good”

    May 14, 2012, 2:56 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin wasn’t exactly sobbing.

  3. Rangers-Devils Eastern Conference finals matchup: Forwards

    May 14, 2012, 2:10 PM EDT

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    Rangers Devils Forwards

    A closer look at the wingers and centers that comprise both clubs.

  4. Rangers-Devils Eastern Confernece finals matchup: Defense

    May 14, 2012, 1:22 PM EDT

    Rangers Devils Defense

    A closer look at the New York and New Jersey bluelines.

  5. So, who replaces Hunter in Washington?

    May 14, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT

    George McPhee

    GM George McPhee won’t rush to make a decision, though he might want someone in place come draft time.

  6. Jay Beagle broke his foot in Game 5

    May 14, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT

    Jay Beagle

    Further proof that hockey players are tougher/crazier than the rest of us.

  7. Report: Hunter steps down as Washington head coach

    May 14, 2012, 12:20 PM EDT

    St Louis Blues v Washington Capitals

    Just made official by Caps GM George McPhee.

  8. PHT Morning Skate: Where Martin Brodeur talks a great game

    May 14, 2012, 8:14 AM EDT

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    Eric Wellwood, Martin Brodeur

    He even compares himself to Henrik Lundqvist. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  9. Ovechkin and Semin will play for Russia in World Championships

    May 13, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Alexander Semin

    They might not play together outside of international tournaments soon enough, either.

  10. KHL announces returning Russian NHL players won’t count against salary cap

    May 13, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 2: Alexander Semin #28 of Washington Capitals skates during warmups before Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers on May 2, 2012 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images)

    Did someone just play Alexander Semin’s music?

  11. What’s next for Braden Holtby?

    May 13, 2012, 1:03 PM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers shakes hands with Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. The Rangers defeat the Capitals 2-1. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)

    After an impressive playoff run, what will the Capitals young goaltender do for an encore in 2012-13?

  12. Playoffs did a lot for Knuble’s internal fire

    May 13, 2012, 9:50 AM EDT

    Mike Knuble

    He needs to decide if he wants to extend his NHL career.

  13. Caps’ Alzner: “We didn’t have enough fight, enough grit”

    May 12, 2012, 11:09 PM EDT

    handshakeline

    Capitals feel like they didn’t exceed expectations in falling to Rangers.

  14. Dale Hunter isn’t ready to talk about coaching the Caps next season

    May 12, 2012, 10:52 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter and Brooks Laich

    Washington goes into the off-season with plenty of questions, starting with who will be behind the bench.

  15. And then there were four: Capitals fall just short in Game 7

    May 12, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT

    capitalsgroup

    Alex Ovechkin’s Capitals still don’t know the glory of the conference finals.

  16. Video: Capitals spend almost two minutes in Rangers’ zone

    May 12, 2012, 10:14 PM EDT

    ovechkingaborikgetty

    Here’s that “how didn’t they score?” sequence from the second period of Game 7.

  17. Discuss: Rangers gut out close Game 7 win against Capitals

    May 12, 2012, 10:11 PM EDT

    rangerswingetty

    And thus the next chapter of the New Jersey-New York rivalry will begin.

  18. Semin, Beagle miss optional practice

    May 12, 2012, 12:27 PM EDT

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    Jay Beagle

    Alexander is still likely to play on Saturday, but Jay is not.

  19. Caps forward Beagle misses practice again

    May 11, 2012, 2:56 PM EDT

    Jay Beagle

    No word if he’ll play Saturday.

  20. Holtby after becoming a father yesterday: “I’m focusing on hockey”

    May 11, 2012, 2:28 PM EDT

    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save against the Boston Bruins in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 19, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

    Taken out of context, that sort of makes him sound like a jerk.

  21. Let’s hold off on the Ovechkin-to-Yzerman comparisons

    May 11, 2012, 12:39 PM EDT

    Steve Yzerman

    And not just because one has three rings and the other none.

  22. Video: PHT previews Game 7 of Rangers vs Capitals

    May 11, 2012, 8:03 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    Who will win on Saturday and face the New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference Finals?

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