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NHL Playoffs: Carolina Hurricanes Survive the New York Rangers in Game 4 | 5/11/2024

Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs is wrapping up, and the Carolina Hurricanes control their own destiny.

After last week’s victory against the New York Islanders at PNC Arena for Game 6, the Hurricanes advanced to Madison Square Garden to play the New York Rangers, current Stanley Cup favorites.

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Evaluating Spencer Carbery’s Rookie Coaching Season

Washington Capitals head coach Spencer Carbery made his debut with the team in the 2023-2024 season. The Capitals had just come off of their worst season in recent history, led by Peter Laviolette, in which they missed the playoffs for the first time in nine years. Carbery, the youngest coach in the league, was dealing […]

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NHL Playoffs: Grading the Rangers In Their First Round Sweep of the Capitals

Everyone knew that the New York Rangers would win their first round series with the Washington Capitals. It was just a matter of how many games it would take and how dominant the Blueshirts would be. The Rangers more than took care of business as they swept the Capitals in what was a very easy […]

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Rangers’ Vincent Trocheck Leads Team in Sweep Over Washington Capitals

The New York Rangers‘ decisive series win over the Washington Capitals was largely due to the consistent play of center Vincent Trocheck. Trocheck had a career season for the Blueshirts, netting 25 goals and 77 points in all 82 games. He centered a line with Artemi Panarin and Alexis Lafreniere, dominating most teams throughout the […]

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NHL Playoffs: Rangers Knock Capitals Out in Game 4, 4-2 Victory | 4/28/2024

The Rangers eliminated the Washington Capitals on Sunday, April 28th at the Capital One Arena with a 4-2 victory. New York is the first team to move into the second round, and they’ll play either the Carolina Hurricanes or the New York Islanders. Carolina leads the best-of-7 series 3-1, and they’ll host the Islanders on […]

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Rangers Must Use Killer Instinct in Game 4 Against the Capitals

The New York Rangers may be up three games to none in their first-round series with the Washington Capitals, but this series could just as easily be 2-1 Rangers or 2-1 Capitals. In their 4-3 win on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Blueshirts let the Capitals hang around in the game for too […]

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Capitals Head Back to DC in a Major Deficit

The first two games of the playoffs have been nothing short of disappointing for the Washington Capitals. With only four goals and 46 shots on goal in two games, the Capitals have not been performing at the level they need to be to win out over the New York Rangers. Notably, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin […]

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Glaring Differences Between the Rangers and Capitals Through Two Games

If you have been watching the first round series between the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals, it should be easy to see why the Blueshirts are up two games to none after Tuesday night’s 4-3 victory at Madison Square Garden. Below are the differences between the two clubs and how they have enabled the […]

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Fourth Line Drives New York Rangers to Big Game 1 Victory Over the Washington Capitals

To succeed in the Stanley Cup playoffs, teams must have all of their lines going. It is crucial that each team’s big stars play well, that everyone plays a 200-foot game, and that they consistently get the goaltending they need to lift hockey’s Holy Grail come June. It is a pretty simple formula. With that […]

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2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Quarterfinals Primer

The 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs are ready to start. Here’s a 2024 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Primer exclusively at Inside The Rink. Eastern Conference Quarterfinals The Eastern Conference is the easier of the two conferences in the Stanley Cup Playoffs this year. It will still be as hard-hitting as the Western Conference, but not […]

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