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Washington vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 3-2

New York skated to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Monday in NHL action at Madison Square Garden.

The Rangers were a -138 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.

New York got goals from Brad Richards, Marc Staal, and Anton Stralman in the victory. Stralman opened the scoring at 10:44 of the first period.

Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 16-save effort for the Rangers.

Brooks Laich and John Carlson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.

Washington got a 35-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.

On the power play, New York went 2-for-4, while the Capitals were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 38-18.