Originally written on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 3/24/13
The Rangers fell tonight to the Washington Capitals 3-2 in a shootout. For a box score click here. Observations: Not down on the Rangers' effort tonight despite the shootout loss and considering how things were going 10 minutes into the game. Fans have to put this game in their back pocket and move on to Tuesday's game against Philly. Another strong showing by Michael Del Zotto who has raised his game to another level right now... he gets first recognized first from me tonight due to his work killing off the 5 on 3 in the second period. Easily the Rangers' best defenseman right now on both ends of the ice and rewarded with 26 minutes TOI. The first 2/3rd's of the first period were as ugly of a showing as we've seen from the Rangers all season, but fantastic play by the Rangers fourth line later in the period, starting with Asham's snipe to make it 2-1 and Powe drawing a penalty on Chimera, leading to Stepan's eventual goal on the 5 on 3 is something that we haven't s...
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