The New York Rangers defeated the Washington Capitals 1-0. For a box score, click here.
Breathe.... being a Ranger fan should come with free ventilators.
Brassard continues to be the Rangers best player on the ice not named Henrik Lundqvist. Not only is he living up to his high draft status, but is also making Sather and his infamous trades look pretty good as well. 2-5-7 this series.
On the flip side of the coin, Nash (1 shot) continues to struggle. His wrist has to be hurting as he continues to favor his backhand when the puck manages to find his stick. Can't think of another valid reason for his absence from the scoresheet.
Richards' game also continues to fall off the proverbial cliff.... 9:34 TOI and nearly half was spent on the power play. Amazing how the Rangers' deficiencies go hand in hand.
The Rangers dominated puck possession in the first 40 minutes before falling back and playing defense in the third. Winning faceoffs consistently in all 3 zones migh...