Saturday, May 12, 2012

Washington capitals

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • (New York 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)
  • In the game's second minute, Richards directed the puck from the red line deep into the Washington end, where Carl Hagelin, the speedy rookie, chased after it.
  • (New York Times)
  • Lundqvist made 22 saves and the Rangers beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Saturday night in the sixth straight game in the series decided by one goal. The Rangers will host New Jersey in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference on Monday at home.
  • (USA Today)
  • It's Devils vs. Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals beginning Monday night at 8 p.m.
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  • The Washington Capitals said over and over that this was better, that this was the right way, and that they believed. Offence? No, defence. Flair? No, simplicity. Dale Hunter hockey, built around negation more than creation.
  • (Calgary Herald)
  • 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)

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