Troy Brouwer says he was trying to get out of the way of Derek Stepan when the two collided in the neutral zone, the league agreed.
The Capitals had trouble handling the forecheck of the Rangers and were handed their first shutout loss of the season.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-0 loss to the New York Rangers Wednesday night at Verizon Center.
NBCSN continues its coverage of the 2013-14 campaign tonight when the Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Check out the series of Rivals here!