The Capitals stayed alive in the Eastern Conference semi-finals, beating the New York Rangers 2-1 at Verizon Center. Braden Holtby came within a minute of a shutout (Craig Laughlin tweeted there should have been goalie interference). Alex Ovechkin opened the scoring 1:28 into the game on a power play. Jason Chimera also scored. The series
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The Washington Capitals were 6.6 seconds away from stealing Game 5 in Madison Square Garden, but the New York Rangers scored on a 6-4 power play caused by Joel Ward’s double minor penalty. The Rangers finished the Caps off in overtime. Ward goes from the hero of game 7 in the first round to the
Mike Green with the game-winner on the power play with about 5 minutes left. Alex Ovechkin scored in the first, Nicklas Backstrom in the second. Game 5 is tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Network.
It took 115 minutes, almost 3 full overtimes, of hockey for the New York Rangers to defeat the Washington Capitals. Just brutal. The longest game in Verizon Center history too. In the first overtime, Troy Brouwer shot wide from about 5 feet away after a great Matt Hendricks hit freed the puck. Alex Ovechkin hit