Washington Capitals general manager George McPhee shares Alex Ovechkin's displeasure with the officiating of the team's first-round series against the New York Rangers.
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin took exception with the way the officials handed his team's seven-game playoff series with New York -- a series that ended Monday with the Rangers capturing Game 7.
Alex Ovechkin was called for two penalties, leading to a pair of goals that put the New York Rangers ahead for good Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Washington Capitals.
The playoff game between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers was delayed by about 10 minutes after referee Chris Rooney was injured in the second period.
Veteran referee Don Koharski completed a 32-year on-ice NHL career in Thursday night's game between the Capitals and Lightning.
Brendan Shanahan won't be fined for criticizing officials.
Scott Burnside doesn't think the refs have favorites. No, Brendan Shanahan's rant was more about the Rangers' inability to get into a rhythm that will take them to the postseason.
Brendan Shanahan ripped NHL officials Wednesday night after the Rangers' 2-1 loss to Toronto because of what he feels is prejudiced officiating against Jaromir Jagr.
Are referees still calling obstruction this late into the season? The Hockey news found out in this week's Player Poll.
A screening committee comprised of NHL general managers said referees are appropriately enforcing obstruction rules.