Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby satisfies his thirst during Game 6.
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Finally – a hockey game.
The New York Rangers are home to the Washington Capitals Saturday night, the exclamation mark on what’s been an entertaining series and one that, finally, will furnish an Eastern Conference Final opponent for the New Jersey Devils.
Goalies Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers and Braden Holtby of the Capitals – and Holtby’s mom, if CBC has its way, and guaranteed they will on the eve of Mother’s Day – will be in the Saturday night spotlight.
• The preview, from NHL.com.
• The Hockey News’ Ken Campbell on the evolving status of Cap’ Alex Ovechkin
• Conference finals schedule takes shape
• Capitals forward Jeff Halpern, the former Canadien, shakes off rust
• Rangers have faith for Game 7
• Pregame analysis by Rangers coach John Tortorella