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  • Holtby’s shutout, Beagle’s goal lift Caps over Rangers 1-0

    Holtby made 30 saves for his second career playoff shutout and Jay Beagle took advantage of a fortuitous bounce to score his first goal of this postseason, giving the Capitals a 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

  • Rangers-Capitals Sums

    N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0—0 Washington 0 1 0—1 First Period_None. Penalties_Yandle, NYR (tripping), 8:37; Brassard, NYR (holding), 13:00. Second Period_1, Washington, Beagle 1 (Burakovsky, Brouwer), 7:31. Penalties_Alzner, Was (delay of game), :13. Third Period_None.…

  • Rangers-Capitals Sum

    N.Y. Rangers 0 0 0—0 Washington 0 1 0—1 First Period_None. Second Period_1, Washington, Beagle 1 (Burakovsky, Brouwer), 7:31. Third Period_None. Shots on Goal_N.Y. Rangers 11-9-10_30. Washington 7-8-7_22. Goalies_N.Y. Rangers, Lundqvist. Washington, Holtby. A_18,506 (18,506).…

  • Ovechkin can still dazzle amid tight-checking postseason

    Even in defeat, Alexander Ovechkin produced the goal of the weekend, squeezing through two opposing players and falling to his stomach while whipping a wrist shot past New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist. “They took as…

  • Ovechkin can still dazzle amid tight-checking postseason

    Even in defeat, Alexander Ovechkin produced the goal of the weekend, squeezing through two opposing players and falling to his stomach while whipping a wrist shot past New York goalie Henrik Lundqvist. “They took as…

  • Kreider’s early goal leads Rangers over Capitals in Game 2

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers needed to bounce back after a tough loss to the Washington Capitals. Chris Kreider didn’t need long to get them going. Kreider scored 38 seconds after the…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sum

    Washington 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 2 0 1—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 2 (Fast, Stepan), :38. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Boyle 1, 15:40 (pp). Second Period_3, Washington, Kuznetsov 4 (Chimera), 13:59. Third Period_4, N.Y.…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sums

    Washington 0 1 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 2 0 1—3 First Period_1, N.Y. Rangers, Kreider 2 (Fast, Stepan), :38. 2, N.Y. Rangers, Boyle 1, 15:40 (pp). Penalties_Alzner, Was (interference), 7:14; Ward, Was (hooking), 14:27; Wilson, Was…

  • Rangers look to bounce back from tough Game 1 loss to Caps

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — Putting a brutal, last-second loss to the Washington Capitals in the opening game of the Eastern Conference semifinals behind them isn’t something the New York Rangers are worried about. Playoff hockey…

  • Faceoffs can provide a big lift in the NHL playoffs

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks were down by one in the final seconds of the first period when Brad Richards approached the faceoff circle on the right side of Nashville goaltender Pekka Rinne. The…

  • Ward scores with 1.3 seconds left, Capitals beat Rangers 2-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Ward wanted Alex Ovechkin to hear him over the din at Madison Square Garden. So, the depth forward screamed at his superstar teammate. Maybe he should do it more often.…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sum

    Washington 1 0 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 0 0 1—1 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 3 (Carlson, Holtby), 18:13 (pp). Second Period_None. Third Period_2, N.Y. Rangers, Fast 1 (Hayes, Hagelin), 15:21. 3, Washington, Ward 2 (Ovechkin, Backstrom),…

  • Capitals-Rangers Sums

    Washington 1 0 1—2 N.Y. Rangers 0 0 1—1 First Period_1, Washington, Ovechkin 3 (Carlson, Holtby), 18:13 (pp). Penalties_Orpik, Was (holding), 13:30; D.Moore, NYR (holding), 17:26; Kreider, NYR (high-sticking), 19:39. Second Period_None. Penalties_Carlson, Was (interference),…

  • NHL playoffs: Conference semifinal series preview capsules

    A capsule look at the second round of the NHL playoffs (all times EDT): ___ EASTERN CONFERENCE NEW YORK RANGERS vs WASHINGTON CAPITALS FIRST ROUND: Rangers beat Pittsburgh Penguins in 5. Capitals beat New York…

  • Ducks, Rangers back in action after short postseason break

    CHICAGO (AP) — The next playoff opponent for Washington, Minnesota and Tampa Bay is a reminder of painful losses for each team. It’s the second round that brings back bad memories for Anaheim. Alex Ovechkin…