Washington vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 2-1
|Washington vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 2-1|
The Rangers earned a 2-1 victory over the Capitals on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.
New York won as a -175 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Derek Stepan and Carl Hagelin in the victory. Hagelin opened the scoring at 7:39 of the second period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 27-save effort for the Rangers.
John Carlson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Braden Holtby stopped 38 of 40 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-5, while the Capitals were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 40-28.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face New Jersey.