Friday May 17
Brassard, Lundqvist help Rangers force Game 7 in Washington
Derick Brassard scored the game's lone goal and Henrik Lundqvist posted a 27-save shutout to backstop the New York Rangers' 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday to force a Game 7 in this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Friday May 17
5 Free Agents Who Must Be on the Washington Capitals' Radar
In the end, not even a shortened season could reverse the fate of a Washington Capitals franchise that just seems to find new ways to lose each spring.
Friday May 17
The Newark Star-Ledger
Adam Oates tells Washington radio host he would 'easily' beat up John Tortorella
Capitals coach Adam Oates continued the back-and-forth between the Rangers and Washington after their playoff series.
Wed May 15, 2013
Another year and still no answers for Capitals
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Capitals general manager George McPhee said the officiating in Washington's series with the Rangers was subpar and "sure didn't feel right." Some came to the podium one at a time, others stood off to the side attempting to answer the question that still puzzles them: Why can't the Capitals win in the Stanley Cup ... (more)
The Caps Beat Themselves
Would an extra practice, or Eric Fehr's rollerblades, the day before Game 3 have helped the Caps maintain momentum in New York? A lot has been said about why the Caps lost to the Rangers.
Tue May 14, 2013
Capitals Fan Base: Officially Divided
A high-paying job where he's climbing the ladder pretty quickly. A sleek foreign car, with an occasional personal driver.
Lake Cowichan Gazette
Blog: Ranking the NHL's First Round Playoff Series
It was exciting for a game or two -- as the Wild clung to whatever chance they had to extend this thing past the standard 5-game loss, the NHL's way of telling a team, "You did pretty well to get that one win but you still got clobbered." This was actually a pretty good series.
Once again no answers for devastated Caps
The scene is all too familiar now. The long and tortured Stanley Cup playoff history of the Capitals means little to the current generation of players.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Washington Post
Capitals crushed in Game 7
Neither the Washington Capitals nor New York Rangers possessed more than a two-goal lead at any point in their NHL playoff series before Monday night.
Caps defenseman Mike Green retaliates after attempted slew foot
The Capitals were upset with a lot of calls on Sunday in a 1-0 loss to the New York Rangers.
Sun May 12, 2013
Rocky Mount Telegram
Rangersa shutout of Capitals forces Game 7
Henrik Lundqvist slammed his stick in disgust when an overtime loss in Washington put the New York Rangers on the brink of elimination.
Caps 2, Rangers 1 (OT): Five Observations
Last year the Capitals and the New York Rangers were tied 2-2 in a best-of-seven Stanley Cup playoff series and Washington was moments away from securing Game 5. Instead, a late Joel Ward penalty led to a game-tying goal by Brad Richards with just seconds remaining.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Capitals Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Rangers
If there was no glass around the dasher boards, Mike Ribeiro might have run all the way into the stands.
Wed May 08, 2013
Capitals notes: Brooks Laich back on ice after sports hernia surgery
Brooks Laich took a major step in his rehab from sports hernia surgery by skating with his teammates Wednesday, but the Washington Capitals forward is not close to returning to game action.
The New York Times
Slap Shot: Powe Is Out for Rangers as Clowe Nears Return
It seemed likely that Ryane Clowe would take Darroll Powe's place in the Rangers' lineup for Game 4 against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
5 Signs That Alex Ovechkin Is Ready to Take Over the Stanley Cup Playoffs
Alex Ovechkin was nearly unstoppable during the second half of the 2013 NHL season, propelling the Washington Capitals into the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Washington Post
Hamilton: Caps didn't have enough
The frenzy over sports is such that nearly every game can now be labeled "must-win" by someone - players, coaches, fans, media, the annoying guy in the next cubicle.
2013 NHL Playoffs: 5 Most Important Players for the Washington Capitals
Every team has players that they need to perform night in and night out if they want to win.
Turtle Wax Weekend Recap: Overtime thrills
On Saturday, the Washington Capitals gave the Verizon Center faithful plenty to cheer about as they took a 2-0 series lead over the Rangers thanks to Mike Green 's OT tally.
Blue Line Station
Dorsett Verses Kreider Debate
April 30, 2012; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider handles the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green defends during the first period in game two of the 2012 Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden.