Nobody collapses in the postseason quite like the Capitals. 1985. 1987. 1992. 1995. 1996. 2003. 2009. 2010. All series that Washington led either 2-0 or 3-1 — and went on to lose.
Marc Staal is unsure when he’ll return to the Rangers’ lineup after suffering another setback.
If the Blueshirts are going to come all the way back and knock out Washington, they need to figure out how to transport their Madison Square Garden offense to the nation’s capital.
While the Capitals stayed off the ice on Tuesday to recover, the Rangers held a full practice. They were without forward Rick Nash, who was given a “maintenance day,” and Darroll Powe, who was injured on Monday and is unlikely to play in Game 4.
Rangers coach John Tortorella certainly wasn’t going to wait any longer to get Staal right back into the heart of the action.
Clowe, out since sustaining a suspected concussion on April 25, took part in practice on Sunday.
Alex Ovechkin’s franchise-record 31st career playoff goal helped the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-1 Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round series.
The Rangers are headed back to the playoffs, thanks to some all-important bounces. “Funny how the hockey gods work in these type of situations,” said coach John Tortorella.
The National Park Service says federal budget cuts will likely cause reductions in ranger-led tours and monument maintenance at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
I personally would love to see him come here and put that big left-handed bat right in the middle of the lineup.
Unlikely. Former Orioles GM and current host of Baltimore Baseball Tonight, Jim Duquette joined The Norris & Davis Show to discuss.
The Orioles will host the New York Yankees in their first playoff series. O’s fans are still celebrating Friday night’s big win over the Rangers, but the team has its sights set on the next showdown.