Recap - Rangers Defeat Washington 3-2
The Rangers beat Washington 3-2 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Henrik Lundqvist's 24 saves.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -159 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
Brandon Prust, Ryan Callahan, and Ryan McDonagh each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Callahan opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 11:01 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Anton Stralman and Brad Richards.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 24-save effort for the Rangers.
Alexander Semin and John Carlson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Washington got a 25-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Washington 28-26 in the game.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face San Jose.