Rangers Vs. Capitals, Game 3 Score: Teams Trade Chances In Early Going

WASHINGTON -- The Capitals came out firing in the early going of Game 3 at Verizon Center, controlling the pace and racking up a number of quality scoring chances in the opening 10 minutes of play. Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist was peppered with a number of shots from the perimeter out near the blue line, but the Caps were able to garner at least three solid scoring opportunities in the opening several minutes.

New York settled in a bit thereafter with some offensive zone time, but of their four shots on goal as of the 10:37 mark of the first period, Braden Holtby has been able to see them all. In transition, the Rangers defense has been caught pinching at the blue line multiple times, and it's created some dangerous rushes for Washington.

We have full coverage of Game 3 between the Capitals and Rangers in our StoryStream. For more on the Capitals, check in with Japers' Rink, and for more on the Rangers, check in with Blueshirt Banter.

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