RANGERS 2, CAPITALS 1 The Washington Capitals skated on to The Garden ice yesterday afternoon, secure in the knowledge that they have nailed down first place in the National Hockey League’s Metropolitan Division. By late afternoon they weren’t so sure about that. Rebounding from their loss in Brooklyn on Thursday, the Blueshirts emphasized why they need not fear […]
Sporting the best record in the NHL at 39-11-7, the Washington Capitals come calling today as they invade The Garden and take on the Rangers. The Blueshirts haven’t seen the Caps since the fifth game of the season and were able to put together an electric 4-2 come-from-behind victory back on Oct. 22. Jimmy Vesey […]
BY: DAVID KOLB Follow @DavidKolbMSG NEW YORK RANGERS (37-18-1) vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS (39-11-7) The Blueshirts take on the Caps in a matinee today at The Garden.
Late last summer, Jimmy Vesey was asked how to pronounce his name. “Rhymes with ‘Easy’,” he said. Which is kind of fitting, because Vesey can make it look easy, as he did in Columbus Monday when he scored the winning goal late in the third period. V-Easy sped around Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard, who […]
It took a mere seven years for the Rangers to win the third Stanley Cup and — like the previous National Hockey League champions — the 1939-40 edition did it with a flair and a few zany surprises added for dressing. A few of the surprises were as follows: The Blueshirts’ one — and only […]