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.
Washington was led by Holtby to the road win with help from multiple goal performances courtesy of Brouwer and Ovechkin.
Mike Green's tenth goal of the year wins it for Washington in overtime against the now former division rival Lightning.
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.