Caps vs. Rangers in the playoffs. Hmm, sounds familiar, doesn’t it? It should.
As he skated through the post-game handshake line following the Capitals’ brutally physical seven-game victory over the New York Islanders, Alex Ovechkin heard words of encouragement from Islander
News, notes and quotes as the Capitals prepare to take on the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Thursday night at Madison Square Garden [6:30 pregame, CSN]:
The stage is set for the second round of the NHL playoffs, and the New York Rangers wasted little time in starting with the trash talk.