NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 09: Michal Rozsival #33 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck in front of John Erskine #4 of the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on November 9 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

New York Rangers Vs. Washington Capitals, NHL Playoffs 2012: Complete Series Coverage

Stick with this StoryStream for complete coverage of the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Semifinal. For coverage from the Caps perspective, see Japers' Rink. For coverage from the Rangers perspective, see Blueshirt Banter.

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Rangers Vs Capitals, Game 7: Puck Possession Key To New York's Survival

The New York Rangers made a series of adjustments to their puck possession and defense to carry them to victory over the Washington Capitals in Game 7.


Dale Hunter Leads Washington Capitals To Brink Of Another Upset

Dale Hunter's still the butt of jokes in the hockey world, but he deserves more credit than he's received for the Capitals' success in these playoffs.


Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 6: Washington's Composure Forces Game 7

With their season on the line, the Washington Capitals held true to their game plan, while the New York Rangers struggled to find themselves en route to a 2-1 loss.


Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 5: New York's Power Play Delivers

After going dry for two and a half games, the New York Rangers' power play delivered when it mattered most, giving them a 3-2 series lead and the opportunity to close out the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.


Capitals Vs. Rangers, Game 4 Final Score: Mike Green Goal Boosts Washington To 3-2 Win

Mike Green's third period power play goal turned out to be the game-winner as the Washington Capitals topped the New York Rangers, 3-2. The win evens the Eastern Conference Semifinal series at 2-2, and it eliminates any momentum the Rangers held after a triple overtime triumph in Game 3.

Green teed up a slap shot from the point that got by defenseman Ryan McDonagh and beat Henrik Lundqvist through the five-hole.

New York never held a lead in the hockey game. The Capitals scored the opening goal on an Alex Ovechkin shot off a Chris Kreider turn over, and after Artem Anisimov tied the game at 1-1, Nicklas Backstrom grabbed momentum right back in the form of an incredible shift that resulted in a goal.

Marian Gaborik scored the Rangers' second goal about five minutes after Backstrom's tally to tie the score, but the Rangers ran out of clock late in the third and couldn't respond to Green's eventual game-winner.

The officiating was questionable on both sides, perhaps most notably late in the third period when it appeared that Mike Knuble had knocked a puck clean over the glass with his glove. The officials gathered and decided not to give New York a power play.

Game 5 will be played Monday at Madison Square Garden.

We have full coverage of Game 4 between the Capitals and Rangers in our StoryStream. For more on the Capitals, check in with Japers' Rink, and for more on the Rangers, check in with Blueshirt Banter.


Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 2: With Alex Ovechkin, Is Dale Hunter Playing With Fire?

On the surface, everything's coming up roses for Dale Hunter and the Capitals after a 3-2 victory in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, but how long will his stifling treatment of the team's highly paid stars continue to work?

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