Congrats to the Rangers and their fans and best of luck going forward.
New York forces a game seven back in DC on Brassard's second and Lundqvist's first shutout of the series.
The Washington Capitals overcame a sluggish start to hold home ice advantage. A power play strike from Joel Ward and an overtime goal from Mike Ribeiro mean the Caps have won the opportunity to close out the series on Sunday. Tell your mom you love h
The Caps took a 1-0 series lead over the Rangers with a game winning goal from Johansson and strong play from goaltender Holtby in the third.
The Caps end their 2013 regular season with 57 points (27-18-3), Mike Green and Eric Fehr combining to power Washington to the overtime win on the last day of the season.
The Southeast Division crown rests for a seventh and final time atop the head of the Washington Capitals.
Mike Green's tenth goal of the year wins it for Washington in overtime against the now former division rival Lightning.
Braden Holtby puts an exclamation point on a string of strong performances by the Caps' netminding duo.
Another Ovechkin goal, some excellent goaltending and a little luck help the Caps hang on for the win.
The Caps take sole possession of first place in the Southeast Division with their 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday night.
Washington loses a 1-0 lead in the last five minutes of regulation, but holds on and wins in a shootout.
A Capitals win and a Winnipeg loss means the Caps can think seriously about a third seed. And that means buy, buy, buy...or at least not sell, sell, sell.
The Caps let a two-goal lead slip through their fingers and eventually fall to the Flyers in overtime.