New York vs Washington Wrap - New York Wins 4-1
The Capitals came up short Sunday against the Rangers, falling 4-1.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -120 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.
New York got goals from Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, and Derek Stepan in the victory. Stepan opened the scoring at 11:31 of the first period.
Martin Biron stopped 28 of 29 Washington shots in the victory.
Washington got a goal from Steve Oleksy in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Washington got a 16-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 30-29.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Carolina.