Alexander Ovechkin’s second-period goal would be the game winner and the clincher as the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday afternoon to win the series in five games.
Jason Chimera scored his second game-winner of the playoffs, beating Henrik Lundqvist with an unassisted goal at 12:36 in double overtime, bumping the Washington Capitals to 4-3 win over the New York Rangers and a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Brandon Dubinsky scored with 1:39 left in regulation and Henrik Lundqvist made 23 saves as the New York Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at Madison Square Garden, leaving them with a 2-1 series deficit heading into Game 4.
Jason Chimera and Jason Arnott scored within a 1:57 span in the second period and Michal Neuvirth made 22 saves to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Friday night and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference quarter-final series.
The Washington Capitals are one step closer to redemption after Alexander Semin scored his first goal of the post-season, leading the Caps to a 2-1 overtime victory over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night at the Verizon Center.
With the same one vs. eight matchup on the horizon, this time against the New York Rangers, the Capitals hope their new-found commitment to defence can lead them significantly further.
Shut out in their last two games, the Toronto Maple Leafs hope that a visit from rival Ottawa on Tuesday will help boost the offence. For a team relying on only one legitimate scorer, the rest of the forward group is looking to make life difficult for the opposition goaltenders, something they were unable to do against Tim Thomas and Henrik Lundqvist in back-to-back 2-0 losses to Boston and the New York Rangers, respectively.
Phil Kessel scored on the power play 3:08 into overtime to give the Maple Leafs a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers, spoiling their home-opener, Friday night at Madison Square Garden.
Tomas Kopecky scored the game-winning goal as Slovakia upset Sweden 4-3 in quarterfinal men’s hockey action on Wednesday night at the 2010 Olympic Games. Kopecky made it 4-2 for Slovakia at 9:01 of the third after scoring…
Sweden began to defend their Olympic goal medal by beating Germany 2-0 as Henrik Lundqvist gets his first Olympic shutout on Wednesday night.