Alex Ovechkin

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Silverman: Momentum Slipping, Rangers Search For Winning Formula

The Rangers have lost momentum in their series with the Captials as the series is now evened 2-2 and are beginning to make excuses.


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Monzo Minor: Rangers Are Superior — Now They Need To Prove It On Road

Based on what I’ve seen, as long as the Rangers can find a way to consistently score (the $50,000 question), there seems to be no way they lose this series to the Capitals.


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Rangers’ Testy Tortorella Won’t Tip Hand, Trades Barbs With Media Instead

To John Tortorella, there’s the wrong way — and then there’s his way.


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Ovechkin Playing Less And Less, But Capitals Win

Despite a career low in ice time, Ovechkin and the Capitals found a way to win Game 2 against the New York Rangers


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Islanders Suffer Yet Another Unfathomable Third-Period Collapse

Matt Hendricks scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Washington Capitals finished off a dramatic three-goal comeback in a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.


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Islanders Suffer Type Of Loss One Must See To Believe

Alex Ovechkin scored at 1:35 of overtime after Troy Brouwer tallied twice in the final 3 1-2 minutes of regulation, giving the Washington Capitals an improbable 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night.


John Tavares

Islanders Blank Capitals — And Somehow Make It Look Easy

Evgeni Nabokov stopped 17 shots to hand the Washington Capitals their first shutout of the season, and the New York Islanders got two goals from PA Parenteau in a 3-0 victory Tuesday night.



Rangers Run Out Of Gas In Our Nation’s Capital

Alexander Semin scored twice, Troy Brouwer tallied the tiebreaking goal midway through the second period, and the Washington Capitals halted the New York Rangers’ five-game winning streak with a 4-1 victory on Wednesday night.


Ryan Callahan

Fedotenko, Callahan Lead Rangers Past Capitals

Ruslan Fedotenko scored twice and Ryan Callahan had three assists as the New York Rangers set a season high for goals in a 6-3 win over the erratic Washington Capitals.


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Clarkson, Devils Beat Capitals In Shootout

David Clarkson scored in the fourth round of the shootout, after Johan Hedberg made a pad save on Nicklas Backstrom, and the New Jersey Devils rallied for a 3-2 victory


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Capitals’ Vokoun Shuts Door On Devils In Opener Of Home-And-Home

Jason Chimera scored a short-handed goal 2:27 into the third period and Marcus Johansson added an insurance tally eight minutes later, leading the Washington Capitals to a 3-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils Friday night.


Marcus Johansson #90 and John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals celebrate with their teammates after Johansson scored a goal in the thrid period to tie the game 3-3 as Dan Girardi #5 of the New York Rangers skates by in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Rangers’ Collapse The Lowest Of Lows

It’s hard to really point the finger at what went wrong at MSG last night. During the first two periods, the Rangers did all the right things to win. Then the 3rd period happened.


Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Washington Capitals covers the puck as Artem Anisimov #42 of the New York Rangers looks for a rebound in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Capitals defeated the Rangers 2-1. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Monzo Minor: Keys For Rangers In Game 2

Despite losing Game 1, the Rangers showed exactly why they are going to be the hardest team in the NHL to eliminate in a seven-game series.


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B&C Morning Show: Boomer Furious Over Thawed Ovechkin Jersey

Boomer’s mood was quickly altered this morning when he learned that his frozen Alex Ovechkin jersey was, well, no longer frozen.


Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals trades punches during the second period against Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the New York Rangers on December 12, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rangers Ready To Rumble Against Alex Ovechkin, Top-Seeded Capitals

When the Rangers arrive on Wednesday night for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series, they’ll face a Capitals team that is less elegant and more workmanlike than the one they routed during the Christmas shopping season.