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It's almost too predictable at this point. (ESPN)
The Washington Capitals lost game six of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Rangers on Sunday at Madison Square Garden, falling 1-0 in a had-fought, defensive affair.¬† Derick Brassard scored the lone goal of the game for New York midway through the second period while Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves in net for the Rangers, stellar once again.¬† The Capitals took five penalties in the game while the Rangers did not take one until the 20:00 mark of the final period, after it could have any impact on the game.¬† With the loss, Washington is set up for yet another game seven, their third consecutive and sixth in their last eight playoff series.
The penalties were the story in this game.¬† Though the Capitals were able to kill off all five power plays that the Rangers were awarded, they set the tone for the whole game, as I have said that they would over and over again in this series.¬† You can compla...
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It only took one goal from Derick Brassard to keep the New York Rangers alive on Sunday.
Brassard told Newsday that the team‚Äôs fans pushed him to do it. ‚ÄúThe crowd was chanting to shoot the puck,‚ÄĚ Brassard said.
‚ÄúI didn‚Äôt see myself giving a pass to one of my teammates there. I think I had to shoot it.‚ÄĚ
Video: Derick Brassard scores Game 6‚Ä≤s only goal
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Mission #1 accomplished, now on to Mission #2.
The Rangers pulled out a thrilling 1-0 win over the Caps on Sunday, buoyed by a goal by Derick Brassard and supported by the constant, stellar goaltending by Henrik Lundqvist. The combination of those two along with a strong forecheck that helped control action better than many games throughout the series and the discipline to stay...
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 27 shots in earning his seventh NHL playoff shutout, and Derick Brassard scored a second-period goal for the New York Rangers, who stayed alive with a 1-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Sunday that forced a Game 7 in the first-round series.
Brassard handed Lundqvist the lead at 9:39 of the second period, with a goal that was originally credited...
This game shall forever be known as the Henrik Lundqvist show. Lundqvist stopped all 27 shots thrown at him, including 12 in the third period, en route to a shutout and a 1-0 win for the Rangers. With the win, the Rangers forced Game Seven in Washington in a series that has seen the home team hold serve in each of the first six games. Braden Holtby dueled Hank shot for shot except...
One goal by the New York Rangers was enough to send this series against the Capitals back to Washington for a decisive Game 7.
One goal will likely be the margin of difference as these teams fight to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night.
The Rangers held serve on home ice Sunday, winning 1-0 as Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves for his seventh career playoff...