7:02 PM EDT, Mon March 30, 2015

Summers’ time over quickly with Rangers

Making my way to the ‘Peg (through Chicago) for Tuesday night’s game against the Jets. So just a quick layover dispatch before the next flight to inform that defenseman Chris Summers, 27, has been re-assigned to Hartford (AHL) this morning after being recalled on an emergency basis for Sunday’s 5-2 loss to the Capitals at Madison Square Garden with Matt Hunwick unavailable because of an upper-body injury suffered in Saturday’s 4-2 loss to the Bruins in Boston. With Summers back to the Wolf Pack, the Rangers again have six defensemen on their roster so, presumably, Hunwick, who was...
Rangers Report | Journal News 15 hours ago

Rangers-Capitals in review

Click here to read my story from lohud.com and to see Alain Vigneault’s post-game press conference video. Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Got this question from our friend James G: “Do you know of a good auto body shop? Piece of sky just fell and dented...
Washington Post 8 hours ago

Caps Insider: Jason Chimera’s big night provides latest secondary scoring boon

NEW YORK — Coach Barry Trotz understood the scoring bounty that had dropped into the Washington Capitals’ laps this weekend, with two forwards breaking double-digit scoring droughts in multi-goal outings. Saturday afternoon, Troy Brouwer ushered aside 12 games...
Washington Post 9 hours ago

Caps Insider: Holtby rebounds against Rangers after shortened start at home

NEW YORK — It represents a certain level of respect, this supreme lack of worry the Washington Capitals hold for goaltender Braden Holtby. They had ridden him to a franchise-record 27 straight appearances without concern for stamina, and instead with confidence...
NHL 23 hours ago
Video: Postgame Recap: Capitals vs Rangers

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Capitals 5, Rangers 2 … post-game notes & quotes

Post-game notes & quotes courtesy of the NYR:   Capitals 5, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        HOT AT THE DOT – The Rangers won 26 of 47 faceoffs (55.3%) they took in the contest. Five of seven Blueshirts who took at least one faceoff in the game [...] The post Capitals 5, Rangers 2 … post-game notes & quotes appeared first on Rangers Report.
New York Post Mar 29, 2015

Rangers dumped by Capitals to complete lost weekend

The Rangers had their first chance to wrap up home-ice advantage through the first round of the playoffs, and then let it slip through their fingers. The Blueshirts fell to...
New York Daily News Mar 29, 2015
Slumping Rangers fall 5-2 to Caps for second straight loss

Slumping Rangers fall 5-2 to Caps for second straight loss

If the Rangers keep playing this way in their race for the Presidents' Trophy, they'll have to craft a concession speech.

Caps Insider: Capitals at Rangers: Game 76 discussion thread

NEW YORK — Sunday afternoon, the Washington Capitals (40-25-10, 90 points) bused over to Madison Square Garden, unaware of the opportunity awaiting their hosts. With a victory against their Metropolitan Division rivals and a regulation loss by the Islanders, the juggernaut New York Rangers (47-20-7, 101 points) can become the first Eastern Conference team to clinch home-ice advantage playoffs. The Capitals, meanwhile, haven’t quite reached life-support territory for their postseason hopes, and likely won’t barring a significant collapse, but sitting only four points ahead of...

Capitals at Rangers … It’s Go Time!

Game 75. Capitals at Rangers.   Rangers can clinch home-ice in the first round with a win today and an Islanders regulation loss (against Detroit at 5 p.m.). The Rangers still could play anybody but Montreal, Tampa Bay and Detroit in the first round. … though mathematically they could play anybody. Alain Vigneault on potential [...] The post Capitals at Rangers … It’s Go Time! appeared first on Rangers Report.

Live Blog: Caps top Rangers, 5-2

The Rangers are well on their way to clinching the Metropolitan Division title but this is a step-by-step process. First, the Rangers clinched a playoff berth with Thursday’s 5-1 win at Ottawa. Today, against the Capitals here at Madison Square Garden, the Rangers can clinch home home-ice advantage for at least the first round of the playoffs if they get two points (a win in regulation, overtime or a shootout) and the Islanders lose in regulation to the Red Wings later this afternoon. That would guarantee the Rangers finish no lower than second in the division. “It’s something that...
Crushed Ice: Lundqvist breaks down first start back

Crushed Ice: Lundqvist breaks down first start back

The Rangers’ first period in Boston was particularly disappointing because their start was exactly what they'd discussed prior.

Capitals at Rangers today (3 p.m.) … pre-game notes

Just in: Matt Hunwick is out today with an upper body injury. Defenseman Chris Summers, obtained in the Keith Yandle deal, was recalled from Hartford (AHL) and will make his Rangers debut. Pre-game notes courtesy of the NYR: NEW YORK RANGERS vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015, 3:00 p.m. ET Madison Square Garden – [...] The post Capitals at Rangers today (3 p.m.) … pre-game notes appeared first on Rangers Report.

Hunwick out today against Caps; Summers recalled

Matt Hunwick scored the last goal in the Rangers’ 4-2 loss to the Bruins at Boston on Saturday, with just 22.8 seconds left in the game, but at some point during that game he suffered an upper-body injury. So the sixth defenseman will not be in the lineup as the Rangers host the Capitals this afternoon at Madison Square Garden. Instead, the Rangers have recalled, on an emergency basis, Chris Summers from Hartford (AHL). “It’s just an upper body injury,” Rangers coach Alain Vigneault said. “We think it’s nothing serious but obviously he can’t play today so we called up...

Rangers-Bruins in review

Click here for the boxscore with links to the game summary, etc. Thoughts: 1) Not going to delve too deeply into the play-by-play in this game, because it was as poorly played by the Rangers as it was officiated by the referees, linesmen and Situation Room. Just hideous. We’ll get to that. 2) But the [...] The post Rangers-Bruins in review appeared first on Rangers Report.

Bruins 4, Rangers 2 … post-game notes

Post-game notes courtesy of the NYR:   Bruins 4, Rangers 2. Click here for boxscore with links to Game Summary, etc. –        KILL ZONE – The Rangers were 1-for-1 (2:00) on the penalty kill in the game. The Blueshirts have not allowed a power play goal in four consecutive games, killing off all ten of [...] The post Bruins 4, Rangers 2 … post-game notes appeared first on Rangers Report.
Boston Globe Mar 28, 2015

Bruins 4-2 Win Over the New York Rangers in GIFs

A big first period, including two goals from Milan Lucic, led the Bruins to their first win in two weeks.

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