The Rangers' forecheck is giving the Capitals fits in their own end. As a result, the series is knotted up at two wins apiece.
The Caps could not pull off the comeback against the Rangers in New York, but there was lots of other action in the hunt for the Stanley Cup tonight.
Third-period goals by Dan Girardi and Derek Stepan gave the Rangers a two-goal lead, and although the Caps got a goal from Karl Alzner, they could not score the equalizer.
Former Capitals goalie Tomas Vokoun will start for the Pittsburgh Penguins Thursday in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against the New York Islanders.
Alex Ovechkin says he wasn't tired in Game 3 and says it's nice going into corners knowing he won't be hit.