Alex Ovechkin

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Rangers’ Season Hinges On Game 7 At MSG; Devils Await Winner

It makes perfect sense that the Rangers and Washington Capitals are heading to a Game 7. In many ways, these teams are mirror images of each other.


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Rangers’ Season Once Again Down To 1 Game Following Game 6 Loss

Alex Ovechkin rebounded from a rare zero-shot performance by scoring after 88 seconds Wednesday night, Braden Holtby made 30 saves, and the Washington Capitals forced a Game 7 with a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers.


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Callahan, Rangers Refuse To Be Frustrated By Caps’ Defense

Frustration was the word of the day at the Rangers’ complex Sunday. The Blueshirts were adamant: they won’t be frazzled by the Capitals’ tough defense.


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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.


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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.


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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.