It took almost an entire extra game to come to a decision Thursday morning, but in the end it was the Rangers who came out on top.
Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom haven't played much together under Dale Hunter but are expected to be reunited in Game 3.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter had Alex Ovechkin skating on a line with center Nicklas Backstrom and right wing Marcus Johansson for the first time in the playoffs.
The Capitals are 4-2 on the road in the playoffs and 1-2 at the Verizon Center. They'll try to change that trend tonight.