What would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
After quickly dismissing a question regarding the health and status of key defenseman Marc Staal, by saying there was no update regarding his eye injury, Tortorella became engaged when asked about rising star Derek Stepan.
Who’s ready to lift the Stanley Cup? Sean Hartnett gives you a full breakdown of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.
The NHL has announced its schedule for the opening round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs — and there’s no shortage of intrigue for our locals in the Eastern Conference.
By virtue of the quirky way the NHL decides tie games — with a skills competition that rewards the team that loses — both the New York Islanders and Washington Capitals have completed a steady climb into playoff position.
It’s imperative that Rangers GM Glen Sather doesn’t make a reactionary trade after the Penguins acquire Jarome Iginla.
Fighting for a playoff spot, the New York Islanders could ill afford to waste a two-goal lead to start a crucial four-game trip. Thanks to John Tavares, they didn’t.
Affectionately nicknamed “The Hobbit” by some, Zuccarello is a gifted offensive talent whose quick-moving legs, remarkable vision and skills on the puck can cause problems for any defense.
The Rangers lost to the Washington Capitals 3-2 Sunday night, as the Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin scored in the shootout and regulation.
The Rangers have waived Stu Bickel, while Jeff Halpern was claimed by the Canadiens. Arron Asham appears ready to return to the Rangers’ lineup.
Brian Boyle scored an important goal for the Rangers in his return to lineup as the Rangers defeated the Caps 4-1.
John Tavares led the way with two power play goals in the Isles 5-2 victory over the Caps.
Alex Ovechkin produced his first hat trick in more than two years Saturday, leading the struggling Washington Capitals to a 5-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Ilya Kovalchuk and the determined Devils have the fortitude needed to win the Atlantic and perhaps make another visit to the Stanley Cup finals.
Dropping to a knee as he let his shot fly, Ilya Kovalchuk scored the tiebreaking goal with about 8 1/2 minutes left to complete New Jersey’s 3-2 comeback victory Thursday night over NHL-worst Washington.