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Shesterkin getting close as Rangers face a must win versus Caps

Losers of three straight, the Rangers desperately need tonight’s game versus the Caps. With 16 games remaining, they trail the second wildcard Islanders by four points. By virtue of a point in a 3-2 overtime loss at Calgary, the Blue … Continue reading

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Game #19: The Panarin Show continues as Rangers play well in front of Lundqvist in a good win over Caps, Derek’s observations via Periscope

The Bread Man Delivers: Artemiy Panarin is lighting up Broadway the way Jaromir Jagr once did. His two goals increased his career best point streak to 12 to highlight a satisfying 4-1 Rangers win over the Caps. AP Photo via … Continue reading

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Game #5 Quinn treats DeAngelo like crap, Rangers waste good effort from Lundqvist in 5-2 loss

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer waves to the home crowd before dropping the puck. The Caps defeated the Rangers 5-2. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy Washington Capitals Make it a three-game losing streak for the Rangers. They’ve predictably come … Continue reading

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Marner leaves Rask and Bruins in dust

It’s funny. But I find myself intrigued by the NHL Playoffs so far. Even though I swore I wouldn’t do it, here I am caving in. I guess it’s the passionate hockey fan in me. What caught my eye on … Continue reading

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Game #68: Frustrating Friday – Caps 3, Devils 0

This season’s gotten to the point where I’m actually surprised after hearing about a Caps three-goal win over the Devils that things weren’t worse. After all, with our AHL lineup I figured Alex Ovechkin and company could pretty much name … Continue reading

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Game #65: Strange ending gives Caps shootout win over Rangers

Alex Ovechkin wins it in the shootout, after the stick is thrown at the puck. pic.twitter.com/ytvGzBqMaV — NHL on NBC (@NHLonNBCSports) March 3, 2019 For 65 minutes, the Rangers and Caps played to a 2-2 tie. Nothing separated them. Alexandar … Continue reading

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Blueshirts stand up to Capitals in wild overtime loss

Str🥊me pic.twitter.com/GYiX6umsaK — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 24, 2019 A day following the first domino to fall in popular teammate Mats Zuccarello, the Rangers showed that they wouldn’t be bullied by the Capitals in a wild 6-5 overtime loss … Continue reading

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Who’s responsible for the Devils mess?

They gave it the old college try late. But a desperate Devils rally fell short against the Capitals tonight. Instead, goals from Nico Hischier and ex-Cap Marcus Johansson weren’t enough to prevent a pair of empty netters from Alexander Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Game #24: Capital punishment – Caps 6, Devils 3

Perhaps the best way to describe tonight’s game is frustrating, yet typical of the 2018-19 Devils so far.  I was just as in and out of the game as the team was, my attempt to take a pregame nap to … Continue reading

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Rangers look to rebound versus Capitals

Game Preview: Capitals vs Rangers, MSG 2 PM The Rangers look for a quick turnaround thus afternoon when they host the Capitals at MSG. The game begins at 2 PM on MSG and NHL Network for those without blackout restrictions. … Continue reading

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