A high scoring first period turned into a defensive affair as Washington needed overtime and a shootout to get past the Rangers.
You couldn’t wipe the smiles off the Caps' faces when they saw Nicklas Backstrom beat Swedish countryman Henrik Lundqvist with a quick snap shot Sunday night.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-2 shootout win over the New York Rangers Sunday night at Madison Square Garden.
The Caps have two goals in two games against the Rangers this season. Still, Adam Oates is preaching patience.