Found May 09, 2012 on Rock the Red:
Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty  The Washington Capitals forced a second pivotal game seven in their 2012 playoff run Wednesday night, knocking off the top-seeded New York Rangers by a score of 2-1.  In doing so, the Capitals became the first team in the history of the NHL to win four consecutive games following a playoff loss.  Washington was in control for most of this game, scoring on an early power play and never looking back, doubling their lead in the second period and grinding out the remainder of the game.  New York scored very late to make the last minute interesting, but overall, this game was controlled by the Caps, an excellent performance on home ice in a critical game that could have been their last. Clearly keen to shake off their extremely disappointing loss in game five, the Capitals pressured the Rangers right off the bat, drawing a power play after only 73 seconds.  The hosts fed their ravenous fans immediately, as a beautiful passing play found Alex Ovechkin w...
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