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Eastern Conference semifinals Game 4: Rangers vs. Capitals

The Rangers fell to the Washington Capitals, 2-1, in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Wednesday at the Verizon Center. The Capitals lead the series, 3-1.

Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky scores the
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Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky scores the game winning goal past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist with defenseman Ryan McDonagh nearby during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky celebrates his
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Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky celebrates his game-winning goal during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals and teammates
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Troy Brouwer of the Washington Capitals and teammates surround Andre Burakovsky after he scored the game-winning goal against the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Teammates surround Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky
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Teammates surround Washington Capitals left wing Andre Burakovsky after his game-winning goal as New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh skates nearby, during the third period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals celebrates after
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Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the
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Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the game-winning goal in front of Ryan McDonagh and goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the
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Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the game-winning goal in front of Ryan McDonagh of the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the
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Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals scores the game-winning goal in front of Ryan McDonagh and goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals celebrates with
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Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring the game-winning goal against the New York Rangers during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers
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Goalie Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers looks on after allowing a goal by Andre Burakovsky of the Washington Capitals (not pictured) during the third period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals scores
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Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals scores a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Andre Burakovsky #65 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the New York Rangers during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers
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Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers collides with goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers
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Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers and Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals battle for the puck during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Braden Holtby, goalie for the Washington Capitals, during
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Braden Holtby, goalie for the Washington Capitals, during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61)
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New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (61) and Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92) battle for the puck during the second period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Rangers center Derick Brassard (16) watches
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New York Rangers center Derick Brassard (16) watches his goal past Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62)
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New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62) looks for an opening against Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during the second period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) and
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New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) and center Derick Brassard celebrate Brassard's goal during the second period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs against the Washington Capitals, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals skates past Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals skates past Marc Staal #18 of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Linesman Bryan Pancich (94) works to separate New
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Linesman Bryan Pancich (94) works to separate New York Rangers center J.T. Miller, left, and Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) during a scuffle in the first period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) jumps
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) jumps over a teammate's shot as New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Klein, right, defends during the first period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 of the Washington Capitals skates past a pair of New York Rangers defenders during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals body
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Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals body checks Kevin Klein #8 of the New York Rangers on top of goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Jason Chimera of the Washington Capitals body checks
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Jason Chimera of the Washington Capitals body checks Keith Yandle of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson (90) reaches
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Washington Capitals left wing Marcus Johansson (90) reaches for a shot as New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal (18) and goalie Henrik Lundqvist defend during the first period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals skates past
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Nicklas Backstrom of the Washington Capitals skates past Marc Staal of the New York Rangers during the first period in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) prepares
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) prepares to hit New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (5) during the first period of Game 4 in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Washington.

The Washington Capitals warm up before Game 4
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The Washington Capitals warm up before Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York Rangers during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers
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Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers and teammates warm up before playing the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

The Washington Capitals warm up before playing the
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The Washington Capitals warm up before playing the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup playoffs at Verizon Center on May 6, 2015 in Washington.

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