Rangers top Capitals 1-0 to force Game 7

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

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Brian Boyle #22

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 10: Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammates after scoring in the first period against the Washington Capitals in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) (Credit: Getty Greg Fiume)

NEW YORK (AP) - 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 to struggling forward Rick Nash.
    
The reigning Vezina Trophy winner made it stand up, and helped send the series back to Washington for the deciding game Monday night.
    
The home team has won all six games in the series.
    
The game ended with a melee in the far left corner in the New York zone after the final buzzer had sounded.

More on this topic

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The organization works in neighborhoods to help promote 1 Save Our Street talent show takes over P.S. 289
Two teens attempting to jump from one rooftop 2 Teen dies trying to jump between rooftops
Organizers say they are still accepting memorabilia and 3 'Remembering World War I Project' works to preserve history
Volunteers with Habitat for Humanity NYC were helping 4 Habitat for Humanity builds homes in Brownsville
News 12's Dan Serafin visited Lincoln High School 5 Lincoln H.S. alumnus plays in Sweet 16 of NCAA Tourney

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE