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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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Game #7: Rangers tripped up by Capitals 4-3 in overtime

The record is now 2-4-1. Through seven games of the David Quinn era, the Rangers have already made some strides in the first year of a rebuild. Despite coming up short in a tough 4-3 overtime loss to the defending … Continue reading

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Game #7 Rangers at Capitals 7 EST NBCSN

Tonight, the Rangers take on the Capitals in the nation’s capital. It’ll be their first look against the defending champs. It’s the second game of a back-to-back. How will this team respond to a big challenge from a very good … Continue reading

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