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Washington Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy checks Rangers left (Credit: AP)

Washington Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy checks Rangers left wing Taylor Pyatt during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Game 2: Rangers vs. Capitals

The Rangers fell to a 2-0 Eastern Conference quarterfinal deficit with a 1-0 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals Saturday at the Verizon Center.

Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan looks at the
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Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan looks at the scoreboard during a timeout in the overtime period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals. (May 4, 2013)

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, makes a save
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Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, left, makes a save during the third period in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals. (May 4, 2013)

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, second from right,
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Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green, second from right, is congratulated by teammates after he scored the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 2 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series against the Rangers. (May 4, 2013)

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Michael Del Zotto of the Rangers warms up
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Michael Del Zotto of the Rangers warms up before the game against the Washington Capitals in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

The Washington Capitals enter the rink before the
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The Washington Capitals enter the rink before the game against the Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals warms up
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Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals warms up before the game against the Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman, left, and right wing
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Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman, left, and right wing Darroll Powe, center, defend against Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Rangers center Brian Boyle, left, chases Washington Capitals
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Rangers center Brian Boyle, left, chases Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, left, makes a
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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, left, makes a save against Rangers right wing Darroll Powe during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan, right, pushes the
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Rangers right wing Ryan Callahan, right, pushes the puck up the ice against Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Rangers left wing Rick Nash, left, Mats Zuccarello,
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Rangers left wing Rick Nash, left, Mats Zuccarello, center, and Washington Capitals center Matt Hendricks battle along the boards for control of the puck during the first period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals checks Carl
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Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals checks Carl Hagelin of the Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Washington Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy checks Rangers left
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Washington Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy checks Rangers left wing Taylor Pyatt during the second period in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

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Mike Ribeiro of the Washington Capitals battles for
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Mike Ribeiro of the Washington Capitals battles for the puck in the first period against Dan Girardi of the Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a save
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Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers makes a save in the first period against Mathieu Perreault of the Washington Capitals in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at Verizon Center. (May 4, 2013)

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