Rangers advance with win over Capitals
Monday, May 13, 2013
WASHINGTON — Led by Henrik Lundqvist’s 35 saves in a second consecutive shutout, and goals from some unlikely sources, New York beat Washington in Game 7 to reach the Eastern Conference semifinals.
New York contained Alex Ovechkin again and completed its comeback after trailing in the series 2-0 and 3-2 — the latest in Washington’s long history of playoff collapses.
Sixth-seeded New York faces No. 4 Boston in the second round.
It is the first time New York won a Game 7 on the road in its history.
Arron Asham put New York ahead in the first period, before Taylor Pyatt and Michael Del Zotto made it 3-0 early in the second on goals 2:10 apart.
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