Chris Kreider Leading Rangers' Comeback Against Ovechkin, CapsIn a thrilling series featuring two of the NHL's top goal scorers and two of the league's best goaltenders, Chris Kreider is stealing the spotlight.
Capitals Winger Alex Ovechkin: Rangers Are 'Afraid' Of Us"They're afraid, because we're big and strong and you can see how we score goals," Ovechkin said. "We just put bodies in front of Lundqvist and it goes in."
Alex Ovechkin Guarantees Capitals Will Beat Rangers In Game 7"We're going to come back and win the series," Ovechkin told reporters. "We're going to play our game, and we're going to come back and we're going to play Montreal or Tampa."
Hartnett: Mouthwatering Lundqvist-Ovechkin Matchup Will Only Get BetterLike fire and ice, Alex Ovechkin and Henrik Lundqvist are two forces of nature colliding in an Eastern Conference semifinal showdown currently knotted at 1-1.
Hartnett: Sorry Rangers Fans, But Ovechkin-Messier Comparison Is Dead-OnOnce the bitterness wears off, New York fans might realize that Game 1 should be remembered for the show put on by Ovi.
Capitals Stun Rangers On Ward Goal With 1.3 Seconds Left In ThirdJoel Ward drove to the net and tapped Alex Ovechkin's feed past Henrik Lundqvist. After the goal was confirmed by replay, Ovechkin kissed Ward on the cheek.
John Tavares In Running For NHL's Hart TrophyThe Islanders captain was named a finalist for the MVP award along with Washington forward Alex Ovechkin and Montreal goalie Carey Price.
Hartnett: Hey Rangers, Meet The New And Improved Alex OvechkinStanding between the Rangers and a trip to the Eastern Conference finals is reborn Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin.
Boychuk, Islanders Out To Keep Putting The Squeeze On OvechkinThe Isles have made it a point of emphasis to limit the amount of room the left-winger has to unload his lethal slap shot. They hope to keep him silenced in Game 4.
Ovechkin, Caps Even Series At 1 With 4-3 Win Over IslesAlex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.
Islanders Looking To Take 2-Game Lead Back To ColiseumIslanders captain John Tavares echoed coach Jack Capuano's message that they'll need to be wary of a better Capitals performance in Game 2.
Captains Ovechkin, Tavares Get Set For Capitals-Islanders MatchupThe 24-year-old Tavares enters his second career playoff series after finishing fourth to Ovechkin with 38 goals and second in the league — two spots ahead of Ovechkin — with 86 points.