Tag Archives: New York Rangers

A Close Game With The Rangers Looming: How Do These Teams Stack up When The Score Is Within a Goal

Photo: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports In the Capitals’ last 10 games, exactly one half have gone to at least overtime, and three of those tilts went all the way to a shootout. In the matchups where the Capitals did not … Continue reading

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Wednesday Night Hockey Preview: Capitals Take On Rangers In The Big Apple

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals clash with the New York Rangers for the second time this season on Wednesday night. The Capitals have points in 11 straight games (10-0-1) against New York and have won the past seven … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Storylines: Which Teams Are Hot, and Which Teams Are Cold? Which Players Are Leading the Points Race?

What is going on around the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie, John Carlson Lead Caps To A 5-2 victory Over Rangers, Michal Kempny Scores in Return

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 5-2 Friday night at Capital One Arena in a game that was preceded by Washington Nationals Max Scherzer and Adam Eaton helping in pregame festivities. The Capitals now hit … Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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New York at Washington Preview: Capitals Wrap Up Homestand Against Rangers On Friday

Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers for the first meeting of the season between the two teams. The Capitals swept the season set with the Rangers a season ago, including a 6-5 overtime victory … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Cardiac Cane The Metropolitan Division features the Washington Capitals, the reigning division winners for the past four seasons, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have made the Stanley Cup Playoffs for 12 consecutive seasons (the longest active streak in the NHL). This … Continue reading

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Many Goals Scored and 30 Years Ago: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1989-90 Season

Photo: NHL For most of the 1970’s, the Capital s were a terrible team who usually finished dead last in their division and often dead last in the league as a whole. The team didn’t qualify for the playoffs until the … Continue reading

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A Look At Potential Trade Partners To Get The Capitals Under The Salary Cap

Photo: Fox Sports Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated recently that he will likely have to make a trade in order to get below the NHL salary cap of $81.5 million before opening night on October 2. His team … Continue reading

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Department of Defense: Ranking The Defensive Corps in the Metropolitan Division

It’s no secret that the Metro will be one of the strongest divisions in the NHL this season, and likely going forward. With eight teams now in a position to battle for one of the three division playoff spots, as … Continue reading

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