Nothing good ever happens to the Washington Capitals after midnight. That's been pretty well established over the decades, hasn't it? The four-overtime game against the New York Islanders in 1987, the quadruple-OT game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in '96, the triple-OT game against the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2003 (if, indeed, it reached the witching hour) — all crushing losses, two of them season-enders.
It looked like a "nice, easy play," Karl Alzner said. Then the puck bounced over John Carlson's stick late in the first period Monday night, changing the course of Game 2, eventually in the Washington Capitals' favor.
Henrik Lundqvist recalled the first time he met John Tortorella. It was spring of 2009, and the coach with a Stanley Cup on his resume was taking over behind the bench of the New York Rangers and not messing around.
John Tortorella blew off a question about the Washington Capitals before the New York Rangers' game Saturday night.
Some of the NHL's biggest stars are featured in a public service announcement promoting equality within the sport, regardless of sexual orientation.
Marian Gaborik staked his claim to NHL All-Star game MVP honors.
Henrik Lundqvist has to face shots from Marian Gaborik every day at practice with the New York Rangers. But it's not every day that Gaborik celebrates by turning his stick into a makeshift rifle.
Rangers coach John Tortorella was fined $30,000 by the NHL for critical comments of the league and the officials in New York's Winter Classic victory over Philadelphia.
Mike Rupp scored two goals and Brad Richards posted the winner on top of a chilly baseball field, as the New York Rangers outlasted the Philadelphia Flyers, 3-2, in the Winter Classic on Monday at Citizens Bank Park.