Rangers vs. Capitals

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The Rangers fell to the Washington Capitals, 4-1, on Tuesday at Madison Square Garden.

Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers
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Jesper Fast #19 of the New York Rangers is hunched over in pain on the bench after taking a hit in the third period against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a save in the second period against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Kevin Shattenkirk #22 and Justin Williams #14 of
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Kevin Shattenkirk #22 and Justin Williams #14 of the Washington Capitals defend against Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers during the third period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals defends
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals defends a third period scoring chance against Brandon Pirri #73 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals commits
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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals commits an interference penalty against Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers during the third period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers
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Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers checks Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save in the third period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers makes a glove save in the second period in front of Marcus Johansson #90 of the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

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Daniel Winnik #26 of the Washington Capitals fights
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Daniel Winnik #26 of the Washington Capitals fights Adam Clendening #4 of the New York Rangers during the second period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson attends a
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New York Jets owner Woody Johnson attends a game between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a second period goal against the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 and Steven Kampfer #43 of
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 and Steven Kampfer #43 of the New York Rangers looks on as the Washington Capitals celebrate their first goal of the second period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers
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Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on as the Washington Capitals celebrate their first goal of the second period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

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Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his second period goal against the New York Rangers with teammate Jakub Vrana #13 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson attends a
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New York Jets owner Woody Johnson attends a game between the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Marcus Johansson #90 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Marcus Johansson #90 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his second period goal against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals battles
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals battles for position in front of the net against Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers during the second period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks
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Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after surrendering a second period goal against the Washington Capitals, on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, at Madison Square Garden.

Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers
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Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Washington Capitals with teammates J.T. Miller #10 and Matt Puempel #12 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Oscar Lindberg #24 of the New York Rangers
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Oscar Lindberg #24 of the New York Rangers collides with Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Washington Capitals during the first period at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Rangers
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Michael Grabner #40 of the New York Rangers plays the puck in the first period against John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals surrenders
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals surrenders a first period goal against Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Kevin Shattenkirk of the Washington Capitals skates in
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Kevin Shattenkirk of the Washington Capitals skates in the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.

Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers
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Brady Skjei #76 of the New York Rangers celebrates his first period goal against the Washington Capitals with teammates J.T. Miller #10 and Matt Puempel #12 at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Washington Capitals skates in the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals defends
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals defends a shot in the first period against Matt Puempel #12 of the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the Washington Capitals skates in the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 in New York City.

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