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NHL Playoffs 2013: The Most Important Matchup in Each 2nd-Round Series
On the colossal stage of the conference semifinals, eight teams are currently battling it out for just four spots in the next round.
Mon May 20, 2013
The New York Times
Slap Shot: Hagelin on his Power Play Abilities: "I Don't Stink"
For the first time since Rangers Coach John Tortorella repeatedly declared that the reason Carl Hagelin is not playing on the power play is because he "stinks on the power play," Hagelin defending himself.
Haggerty On Toucher & Rich: Is Lundqvist Hurt?
Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers stops a shot in the first period against the Boston Bruins on February 14, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.
Sun May 19, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bruins' power play showing signs of improvement
The Bruins were 1 for 4 on the power play Thursday, generating 11 of their 48 shots with a man advantage.
Recap: Boston vs. NY Rangers
Johnny Boychuk, Brad Marchand and Milan Lucic scored in succession to break open a tie game and stake the Boston Bruins to a commanding lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with the New York Rangers following Sunday's 5-2 Game 2 victory at TD Garden.
Seidenberg, Redden maybes today
There were some signs of improvement in the health of a couple of the Bruins' injured defensemen yesterday as the team reconvened for practice at TD Garden in preparation for today's Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York Rangers.
Sat May 18, 2013
New York Daily News
Torts on Hags: 'He stinks on the power play'
Hagelin already has more points this postseason than he did during the Rangers' 2012 playoff run, despite playing in nine less games.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Providence Journal
Marchand's OT goal gives Bruins Game 1 win over Rangers
Brad Marchand goal at 15:40 of overtime lifted the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers in Game One of their Eastern Conference semifinals on Thursday night.
Tue May 14, 2013
Rangers shut out Capitals in Game 7
Led by Henrik Lundqvist's 35 saves in a second consecutive shutout, and goals from some unlikely sources, the New York Rangers ... Nick Wass/Associated Press New York Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan celebrates his goal with teammates Carl Hagelin and Derek Stepan during Game 7 Monday in Washington.
Sun May 12, 2013
New York Rangers: Derick Brassard Seizes Chance To Be Playoff Hero
The New York Rangers have done enough to force a game seven in their first round playoff series against the Washington Capitals , and while they owe most of their success to the stellar goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist they have an offensive hero to thank as well.
Fri May 10, 2013
Rangers fall to Caps in OT, trail series 3-2
The Washington Capitals were right on pace for another playoff collapse. They'd already blown a two-game lead.
NY Rangers F Ryane Clowe leaves Game 5 with injury, doesn't return
Just two games into Ryane Clowe's comeback from what was potentially a concussion, there's bad news about the rugged Rangers forward: he didn't return to Game 5 after he was hit hard by Jason Chimera near the eight-minute mark of the first period, a check that banged Clowe's head against the glass and sent the Caps winger to the penalty box for ... (more)
Who's Hot and Who's Not for the Washington Capitals in the 2013 Playoffs
The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers are once again engaged in a tough series where the margin for error is enormously small and the difference in each game has been similarly narrow.
NY Rangers-Capitals Game 5: Can the Rangers continue their strong defense against Alex Ovechkin?
The New York Rangers will continue their 2013 NHL playoffs series against the Washington Capitals with Game 5 at The Verizon Center.
Thu May 09, 2013
Capitals vs. Rangers Recap: Holtby Hobbles, Stars Sputter as Caps Fall 4-3
Two nights ago, despite dominating at even strength, the Caps saw their series lead cut in half thanks in part to an endless parade of penalties and the failure to capitalize on a late power play of their own.
New York Daily News
Winger Stepan proves a winner for Rangers
With Rick Nash being held in check all series long, the Rangers have needed someone to score big goals.
Rangers 4, Caps 3: Five Observations
Even up 2-0 in a series and looking like a solid bet to advance, things seem to justa happen.
St. Petersburg Times
Rangers even up series with Caps
Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan scored third-period goals for the Rangers, who squandered a 2-0 lead and then held on to get a 4-3 victory over the Capitals and even their Eastern Conference quarterfinal at two games each Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Blue Line Station
Rangers v.s. Capitals: Game 4 Recap
May 8, 2013; New York, NY, USA; New York Rangers center Derek Stepan handles the puck against the Washington Capitals during the first period in game four of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at Madison Square Garden.
New Ranger Derick Brassard makes big playoff contribution
Derick Brassard of the Rangers skates in the first period against the Washington Capitals during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden.