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Capitals Lock Up Presidents’ Trophy With Win Over Banged Up Rangers
April 5th, 2017 at 11:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON (AP) â?? Winning the Presidents' Trophy is becoming old hat for the Washington Capitals, though this time it could be more important than ever. The Capitals beat the New York Rangers 2-0 on Wednesday night to wrap up their second consecutive regular-season points title, the top seed in the...

Rangers lock in first-round playoff series against Canadiens
April 5th, 2017 at 10:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** WASHINGTON â?? For quite some time the Rangers and Canadiens appeared to be on a path toward a first-round matchup against one another, a rematch of the uber-compelling 2014 Eastern Conference final. Finally, it is official. With the Rangers' 2-0 loss to the Capitals here Wednesday night in which they played...

Blueshirt Bullet Points: Capitals 4 – Rangers 1
February 28th, 2017 at 11:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** 1) The trade deadline is not an easy time of year for players as their lives can be uprooted in the blink of an eye. It's hard for any individual to ignore those thoughts, and play a hockey game. However, the Rangers did not use that as an excuse when...

Rangers lose third straight home game, fall to Capitals 4-1
February 28th, 2017 at 10:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** A gripping roughly 24-hour period began Monday night when Kevin Shattenkirk, the top defenseman on the NHL trade market whom the Rangers pursued, ended up with the rival Capitals who just so happened to be the Rangers' opponent Tuesday night at the Garden. So the Rangers turned their attention elsewhere and...

Rangers pass on Shattenkirk, now have to deal with him on Caps
February 28th, 2017 at 7:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kevin Shattenkirk seemed like a perfect fit for the Rangers. The 28-year-old hails from New Rochelle and is a defenseman who could help fill a void for the Rangers on the blue line. Instead, Shattenkirk arrived on Broadway Tuesday and made his debut for division rival Washington Capitals. "It seems like...