The New York Post thinks the New York Rangers have already won their Stanley Cup series against the Washington Capitals. This headline comes after the Caps beat the Rangers in game 6 to even the series at 3-3. Go Caps! (Image via Russian Machine Never Breaks & Bruce Arthur)
Down 3-2 in the series, it is win or go home tonight. The Washington Capitals will need plays like this from Niklas Backstrom to win. Pro Hockey Talk has more on the Peter Forsberg comparisons.
The incredible finish of the Capitals/Rangers game 5 in which Brad Richards scores the tying goal with six seconds left. Here’s the question of the day, if you’re goalie Braden Holtby or even John Carlson, who gets behind Holtby to protect the net, how do you NOT force the goal off its moorings to stop play with the Rangers banging away down low? This would have stopped play and made the Rangers take a faceoff in the Caps zone. The …
Braden Holtby’s stellar play in goal is one reason the Caps find themselves tied at 2-2 in the second round of this year’s Stanley Cup. Goalie Braden Holtby has a whole routine that he does every single game. Here is a video with clips from different videos showing some of his routines. Let’s Go Caps! Series continues with game 5 tonight on NBC Sports Network. (Video via Pro Hockey Talk)
Via Pro Hockey Talk, Karl Alzner, the Washington Capitals stud defenseman, tweeted this photo of his place last night upon arrival after a 3 OT loss to the New York Rangers in game 3. I guess someone forgot to let the dogs out? Dogs not happy about the loss either twitter.com/karlalzner/sta… — Karl Alzner (@karlalzner) May 3, 2012