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In a game that had serious implications for both the Rangers and the Capitals as potential first-round opponents, the outcome was never seriously in doubt.  Alexander Ovechkin scored 32 seconds in and the Capitals rolled to an easy 4-1 victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers.  Despite the loss, the Rangers could still win the Presidents' Trophy as the best regular season team in the NHL, and with the win, the Capitals have moved up to the 7th seed and are poised to face the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins.  Even with the win, the Southeast Division has a new champion for the first time in 5 years, and the Capitals will start the playoffs on the road. The Capitals struck early and often, judiciously firing shots on goal as if they were a limited commodity.  They had a few turnovers and neutral zone breakdowns that led to Rangers scoring chances, most apparently on their last powerplay of the game, but none that cost them.  The Capitals played like the fa...
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