Friedman: Islanders Hitting A Wall Was Inevitable, But It's Time For Them To Grow UpThe Islanders have looked pretty good this season, the last couple of weeks notwithstanding. Lately, it’s been more of a rough go.
Friedman: Snow Did What He Was Supposed To Do -- He Made The Islanders BetterThe fact is that 99 percent of teams in the Isles’ position would’ve been active at the deadline, and as such, general manager Garth Snow did what he needed to do – he made subtle, yet significant deals to bolster his squad.
Islanders Get Busy On Deadline Day, Acquire Wing Kennedy, Reportedly Goalie NeuvirthSo much for the Islanders standing pat at the trade deadline. The Metropolitan Division leaders pulled off four trades on Monday as they attempted to position themselves for the playoffs.
Rangers Unable To Overcome Epic 3rd-Period CollapseJason Chimera scored 12:36 into the second overtime, and the Washington Capitals completed a stunning three-goal comeback to beat the Rangers 4-3 and push New York to the brink of elimination Wednesday.
Rangers In Tough Spot After Getting Dominated In Game 2Jason Chimera and Jason Arnott scored in a 1:57 span in the second period, Michal Neuvirth made 22 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Monzo Minor: Frustrating Loss For The RangersGame, set, match and maybe the series? The Rangers have several things they must fix before Sunday's Game 3. If not, the Capitals will be sporting brooms next week.
Rangers Give Game 1 Away Late In OvertimeAlexander Semin scored at 18:24 of overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 2-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoff series on Wednesday night.
Devils Dominate, But Blow Another Chance To Make Up GroundRookie Michal Neuvirth stopped 33 shots for his fourth shutout and the Washington Capitals put another dagger in the New Jersey Devils' playoff hopes with a 3-0 victory on Friday night.
Lowly Devils Looking To Snap Road Losing StreakThe Washington Capitals celebrated when they ended an eight-game skid. The New Jersey Devils might do the same if they can break a road losing streak of the same length - the second-longest such slide in team history.