Washington Capitals defeat New York Rangers, 6-5
It's not as though losing streaks are anything new to the Rangers, nor is the fact that the Devils will come into Madison Square Garden carrying a better record than the home team - New Jersey has topped the Blueshirts in the standings for 12 years running, going on 13. But the Blueshirts are less familiar with being upstaged on Broadway by their rivals from Jersey.
The spotlight will shine a little brighter on the visitors Saturday night as their new superstar winger, ...
Capitals 6, Rangers 5
Olli Jokinen gave the Rangers the offensive boost they needed. It's too bad he can't play defense and kill penalties.
With Jokinen making his Garden debut as a Blueshirt, the Rangers scored more Thursday night than they had in their last two games combined, but had no answer for Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals, who converted three times on nine power-play opportunities to beat the Rangers, 6-5.
The loss was the seventh in the last eight g...