New York, NY (Sports Network) - Derek Stepan's go-ahead goal with 6:25
remaining in Game 3 gave the New York Rangers a 4-3 victory, their first in
their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Washington Capitals.
The Rangers' offense came to life after dropping the first two games of the
series in Washington, including a gut-wrenching 1-0 setback in overtime on
Derick Brassard led the way with a goal and two assists, while Brian Boyle got
back on the scoring sheet with a goal and an assist for New York, which
converted just 1-of-6 on the power play but killed off a late penalty to Brad
Richards to secure the win.
Arron Asham also lit the lamp for the Rangers, who received a 28-save effort
from Henrik Lundqvist and beat Braden Holtby four times on 30 shots.
Jay Beagle, Mike Green and Nicklas Backstrom all scored for Washington, while
Alex Ovechkin was held without a point for just the fourth time since March
The Rangers will also host Game 4 on Wednesday.
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