Saturday, May 12, 2012

Capitals

  • The Rangers outlasted the Capitals, 2-1, in a nerve-racking game. For the first time since 1997 they are in the Eastern Conference finals, where they will meet their trans-Hudson rivals, the New Jersey Devils.
  • (New York Times)
  • NEW YORK -- Brad Richards and Michael Del Zotto scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves, and the New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.
  • (ESPN)
  • Henrik Lundqvist reached to the sky as the clock hit zeroes Saturday night at the Garden, as if the Rangers goaltender could see his ultimate goal, the Stanley Cup, inching closer and closer.
  • (New York Daily News)
  • NEW YORK -- Brad Richards and Michael Del Zotto scored, Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves, and the New York Rangers advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Washington Capitals.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • NEW YORK – The New York Rangers are doing it the hard way in these NHL playoffs. But with Alex Ovechkins Washington Capitals playing desperately, the Rangers beat the Caps 2-1 in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Saturday night.
  • (USA Today)
  • NEW YORK -- The Broadway Blueshirts had never lost a Game 7 at home. That streak is still alive, and so is the New York Rangers playoff run.
  • (Chicago Tribune)
  • 10:01: Capitals press at the end, but Rangers defenseman Daniel Girardi blocks a shot and time runs out. Rangers win 2-1 and will head to the conference final against their cross-river rival, the New Jersey Devils. The series starts Monday in Madison Square Garden.
  • (USA Today)
  • For the majority of the Capitals, a win tonight in New York would catapult them into new territory with a berth in the Eastern Conference finals. "You know we never been there before, it's huge," Alex Ovechkin said.
  • (Washington Post)
  • What it means: Bring on the Devils. For the first time in 15 years, the Rangers are headed to the Eastern Conference finals, following a 2-1 win to knock off the seventh-seeded Capitals in a thrilling Game 7 Saturday.
  • (ESPN)

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