May 24, 2013
Capitals beat Rangers to level series 2-2
The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 3-2 today to tie their best-of-seven National Hockey League Eastern Conference semi-finals series at 2-2.
Mike Green scored the game-winner with a power play goal with 5:48 left in the third period on a sizzling slap shot past Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist.
Washington netminder Braden Holtby held off New York's frantic efforts to equalise, and saved 18 of 20 shots in the victory. Lundqvist turned aside 23 shots by the Caps.
The tension-packed game followed a Game Three thriller won by the Rangers in triple overtime.
The series returns to New York's Madison Square Garden on Monday for Game Five.