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Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (May 12, 2013)

Game 6: Rangers vs. Capitals

The Rangers lived to see one more day in the playoffs after beating the Capitals, 1-0, Sunday at Madison Square Garden to force Game 7.

Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) watches
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Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) watches as Henrik Lundqvist makes a save with his chest in the third period of Game 6. (May 12, 2013)

Rangers players celebrate with teammate Derick Brassard who
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Rangers players celebrate with teammate Derick Brassard who scored the only goal in the second period of Game 6 against the Capitals. (May 12, 2013)

Washington Capitals and New York Rangers players watch
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Washington Capitals and New York Rangers players watch the closing seconds of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (May 12, 2013)

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Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after defeating the Washington Capitals
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Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after defeating the Washington Capitals in Game 6. (May 12, 2013)

John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals and
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John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals and Derek Stepan mix it up after the buzzer sounded after Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

The Washington Capitals and the Rangers get in
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The Washington Capitals and the Rangers get in a fight after the buzzer ended Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the Washington
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Henrik Lundqvist makes a save against the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (May 12, 2013)

Carl Hagelin checks Steven Oleksy of the Washington
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Carl Hagelin checks Steven Oleksy of the Washington Capitals in the first period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a first-period save on a shot from Derek Dorsett during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

Braden Holtby #70 and John Erskine #4 of
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Braden Holtby #70 and John Erskine #4 of the Washington Capitals combine to stop a first-period scoring chance by Taylor Pyatt during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals hits Taylor Pyatt in the first period as Braden Holtby #70 makes a save during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a first-period save against Arron Asham during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Madison Square Garden. (May 12, 2013)

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