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Eastern Conference semifinals Game 3: Rangers vs. Capitals

The Rangers fell to the Washington Capitals, 1-0, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday at the Verizon Center.

New York Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle (93) and
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New York Rangers defenseman Keith Yandle (93) and Washington Capitals defenseman Karl Alzner (27) work the puck in front of left wing Rick Nash (61) during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers
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Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers is body checked by Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers
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Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers skates past Brooks Orpik #44 and Curtis Glencross #22 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers
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Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers is body checked by Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) tries
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Washington Capitals left wing Jason Chimera (25) tries to get away from New York Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19) during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) steals the
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Washington Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen (2) steals the puck from New York Rangers left wing Chris Kreider (20) during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers
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Rick Nash #61 of the New York Rangers puts a shot on goal as Tim Gleason #6 of the Washington Capitals attempts block during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis
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New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) reaches over Washington Capitals right wing Joel Ward (42) as goalie Braden Holtby (70) blocks the shot during the second period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015 in Washington.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist makes a save on Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals holds
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Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals holds Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers to the ice during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals is
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Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals is tripped up by Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on after having a shot saved against the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals holds
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Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals holds Carl Hagelin #62 of the New York Rangers to the ice during the first period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) gets
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) gets tangled up with New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (5) during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) clears
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) clears the puck past Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) and
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Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) and New York Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis (26) collide against the boards during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) looks
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New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) looks of his shoulder for the puck that bounces clear of the goal during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs against the Washington Capitals, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) skates
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) skates with the puck as New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) reaches in during the first period of Game 3 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Monday, May 4, 2015, in Washington.

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on during the national anthem before playing the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York
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Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers looks on during the national anthem before playing the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

The New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals
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The New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals warm up before playing in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015.

The New York Rangers warm up before playing
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The New York Rangers warm up before playing the Washington Capitals in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 4, 2015/

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