2012 NHL Playoffs: Rangers Vs. Capitals - The Power Play
On the surface, everything's coming up roses for Dale Hunter and the Capitals after a 3-2 victory in game two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, but how long will his stifling treatment of the team's highly paid stars continue to work?
The Caps even up their series against the Rangers thanks to a late power play goal by Alex Ovechkin.
|- 1, Washington Goal - Mike Knuble (2), from Keith Aucoin and Joel Ward at 12:20. 2, Washington Goal - Jason Chimera (3), from Matt Hendricks and Jay Beagle at 17:14. 3, NY Rangers Goal - Brad Richards (4), from Marian Gaborik and Michael Del Zotto at 19:17. Penalties - Roman Hamrlik, Washington (Holding), 3:59; Chris Kreider, NY Rangers (Too many men/ice - bench), 14:53; Marc Staal, NY Rangers (Slashing), 17:45; John Carlson, Washington (Roughing), 17:45; Mike Green, Washington (Tripping), 19:47.|
|- No scoring.|
|- 4, NY Rangers Power-Play Goal - Michael Del Zotto, from Derek Stepan and Brad Richards at 6:58. 5, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alex Ovechkin (3), from Nicklas Backstrom at 12:33. Penalties - Mike Knuble, Washington (Hi-sticking), 6:02; Brian Boyle, NY Rangers (Holding the stick), 9:53; Brad Richards, NY Rangers (Holding), 12:29.|