Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
WASHINGTON – The Washington Capitals haven’t been to the Eastern Conference Finals since 1998. The New York Rangers haven’t been there since 1997. Thanks to another strong game from Capitals rookie goaltender Braden Holtby, the two teams will battle one more time for the right to face the New Jersey Devils in the third round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Capitals received early goals from Alex Ovechkin and Jason Chimera and Holtby made then stand up by stopping 30 of 31 shots to give the Capitals a 2-1 win over the Rangers Wednesday night at the Verizon Center to even their best-of-seven series at three wins apiece. The decisive Game 7 will be played Saturday night in New York’s Madison Square Garden. “There’s a lot of battle in this team,” Capitals coach Dale Hunter said. The Capitals are now 6-0 in the post-season following losses. “Guys don’t want this season to end,” added Capitals right wing Troy Brouwer. “It’s going to be a great Game 7." In their history, the Ra
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