Washington Falls 4-3 to Rangers - Recap

Washington Falls 4-3 to Rangers - Recap

The Rangers earned a 4-3 victory over the Capitals on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

New York was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.

New York got goals from Brad Richards, Dan Girardi, Derek Stepan, and Carl Hagelin in the victory. Richards opened the scoring at 16:25 of the first period.

Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 27-save effort for the Rangers.

Troy Brouwer, Karl Alzner, and Mathieu Perreault scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.

Braden Holtby stopped 30 of 34 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, New York went 1-for-4, while the Capitals were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Washington 34-30 in the game.