Alexander 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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Hartnett: Fearless Eastern Conference NHL Playoff Predictions

Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Eastern Conference opening round predictions and wasn’t afraid to pick a few first round upsets.


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Hartnett: Rangers’ Callahan Deserves National Recognition

Ryan Callahan has always been praised for the defensive side of his game but his offensive attributes have often been overlooked. That might change this season as he’s on pace for 33 goals.


Jaromir Jagr of the Philadelphia Flyers has words with Ryan Callahan of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers-Flyers Rivalry Could Explode At Winter Classic

The fierce, long-standing rivalry between the New York Rangers and Philadelphia Flyers could reach new heights at the 2012 NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park.


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Hartnett: NHL Realignment Adds Excitement, Emphasis On Rivalries

The new NHL realignment for 2012-13 will reintroduce old rivalries and add further emphasis on current ones. The four-conference system could also create unique Stanley Cup Finals match-ups if a semifinal-Stanley Cup draw is introduced.


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Schwei: Patrik Elias Rises To The Top

Patrik Elias scored a pair of power-play goals last week for the Devils, becoming New Jersey’s all-time leader in that category.


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Gaborik, Rangers Battle Caps, Ovechkin

Coming off his first hat trick of the season, Alex Ovechkin looks to help the Capitals continue their recent domination of the Rangers on Monday night.


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Keefe To The City: Must See TV

The debut of 24/7 Penguins-Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic instantly took over the No. 1 spot on my TV power rankings.


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Battle Of Best Vs. Worst As Capitals Visit Devils

Coming off two straight losses, a matchup with beaten-up New Jersey may be just what the NHL-leading Washington Capitals need to get back on track.



In Lou We Trust

In what is undoubtedly the biggest news to come out of NHL free agency 2010, Russian sniper Ilya Kovalchuk has officially re-signed with the New Jersey Devils. Kovalchuk initially rejected the Devs’ 7-year, $60M offer […]