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Rangers Vs. Lightning in the Eastern Conference Finals
May 16th, 2015 at 5:50 AM
After a 2-1 overtime victory over the Washington Capitals Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. With a 4-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens at Amalie Arena on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Lightning also advanced to the Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers are...

New York Rangers Eliminate the Washington Capitals
May 14th, 2015 at 2:27 AM
Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden one teams dream came true and another's slipped away, as the New York Rangers won 2-1 in overtime, eliminating the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of Round 2 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Rangers will now face the Tampa Bay Lightning in the...

Henrik Lundqvist is a Game 7 Hero
May 13th, 2015 at 2:59 PM
Henrik Lundqvist has been known to always be a top performer, especially during elimination games, and it’s no doubt he will do the same tonight when the New York Rangers face the Washington Capitals in Game 7 of Round 2 at Madison Square Garden. If the Rangers win tonight, Lundqvist, will...

The Rangers and Capitals Confident About Game 7
May 11th, 2015 at 6:52 PM
Game 7 between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals is going to be nothing less than incredible, on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. “This series has been hard-fought,” Vigneault said on Monday, the day after the Rangers evened the series to force a Game 7. “Both teams have...

Washington Capitals Take a 3-1 Series Lead Over the New York Rangers
May 7th, 2015 at 1:26 AM
The New York Rangers fell 2-1 to the Washington Capitals during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round at Verizon Center on Wednesday night. The Capitals now have a 3-1 series lead as the series shifts back to New York, where the President’s Trophy winning team faces a possible...

New York Rangers Fall 1-0 to the Washington Capitals
May 5th, 2015 at 1:37 AM
Game 3 of Round 2 shifted to Verizon Center, as the New York Rangers fell 1-0 to the Washington Capitals on Monday night. With the win, the Capitals take a 2-1 series lead. Braden Holtby recorded his second career playoff shutout making 30 saves against the Rangers. Monday marked the 100th playoff...

New York Rangers Fall 2-1 in Game One Against the Washington Capitals
May 1st, 2015 at 1:28 PM
With the game tied at 1-1 and under two seconds remaining in regulation, the New York Rangers surrendered a goal to the Washington Capitals who took home a victory and a 1-0 lead in the series at Madison Square Garden Thursday night. "It almost feels like we lost in overtime," said...

New York Rangers Continue to Prepare for Round Two
April 30th, 2015 at 1:35 PM
The New York Rangers continued to prepare for the Washington Capitals with a full-team practice Wednesday afternoon at the MSG Training Center. Everyone was accounted for except for Mats Zucarello. "That just makes me feel that we're that much closer to (Game One)," said Carl Hagelin after practice to blueshirtsunited.com. "It's...

New York Rangers Round Two Preview
April 29th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
The Washington Capitals eliminated the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 on Monday night, and will now face the New York Rangers in Round 2 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. This will be the fifth time in seven seasons, the Rangers will face the Capitals...

New York Rangers Prepare for the Washington Capitals
April 28th, 2015 at 7:08 PM
After eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday, the New York Rangers had the weekend off and a optional practice on Monday. However, on Tuesday head coach Alain Vigneault put the team to work at MSG Training Center to prepare for round two in the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Washington...

New York Rangers Will Face the Washington Capitals in Round Two
April 28th, 2015 at 3:39 PM
The Washington Capitals eliminated the New York Islanders with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 on Monday night, and will now face the New York Rangers in Round 2 of the Eastern Conference Stanley Cup Playoffs. This will be the fourth time since 2009, the Rangers will face the Washington Capitals...

A Look at the New York Rangers’ Improved Playoff Prospects; Martin St. Louis and Derek Stepan Have the Flu
March 24th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
Six teams for four spots. That's the scenario currently staring the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Washington Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, and Toronto Maple Leafs in the face. Now having won three in a row, the Blueshirts find themselves in significantly better shape than they were in before...

Rick Nash Strikes Twice, New York Rangers Continue to Inch up the Standings as They Cruise Past Washington 4-1
January 20th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1***In a matchup of two teams headed in opposite directions, the team trending upwards came out on top. And it wasn't close. The New York Rangers trounced the free-falling Washington Capitals 4-1 at the Garden Sunday night, leading 3-0 after one, and cruising to victory. Rick Nash scored the first two...

Game Preview: New York Rangers Vs. Struggling Washington Capitals
January 19th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
***PHOTO1***Since the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals last met on December 27th, the two Metropolitan Division foes have gone in very different directions.  The Blueshirts, who at the time of the 3-2 loss were just beginning to pull themselves out of one of the darkest stretches of a season that's...

The New York Rangers Turn in Solid Effort, Fall to the Washington Capitals Anyway 3-2
December 28th, 2013 at 8:40 AM
***PHOTO1***Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let's start with the good. The New York Rangers did not revert back to the poor form they alarmingly showcased for much of the last homestand. They kept Alex Ovechkin from lighting the lamp against them for the 9th game...

New York Rangers Win Game 3 Thanks to Timely Scoring
May 7th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Rangers returned to Madison Square Garden and took Game 3 from the Washington Capitals to make this an exciting series once again. It was a must-win game for New York as a 3-0 deficit would be insurmountable, especially for the team having trouble putting the puck in...

New York Rangers Return to Madison Square Garden Tonight Down 2-0
May 6th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Rangers are the New York Rangers, frustrating their fans and keeping everyone on egg shells with each passing minute of every playoff game. The Washington Capitals have a 2-0 series lead after taking both games at home. The Rangers have scored just one goal in 6-plus periods of...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals: Series Preview
May 2nd, 2013 at 2:21 PM
***VIDEO1*** Anyone else struggling to get through work/school today? This is what the NHL playoffs does. It's the most exciting time of the year for hockey fans, and even those who don't really watch the game are impressed what this time of year means to the NHL. The 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs being...

New York Rangers Vs Washington Capitals: Round 1 Schedule
May 1st, 2013 at 9:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs beginning last night, now it's time to post the schedule for the No. 3 seeded Washington Capitals and the No. 6 New York Rangers. The Blueshirts have had four days off prior to the start of the series, which is both a good an bad...

New York Rangers: Derek Stepan Named NHL’s 3rd Star for April
April 30th, 2013 at 9:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Rangers' center Derek Stepan was named April's third star by the NHL because of his 19-point effort throughout the month. The 22-year-old finished only behind Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals for the month and was also a plus-14 in 14 games. Stepan has been huge for the Rangers...