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Dark Horse Rangers Upset Capitals Again To Take 2-0 Lead In Series

Published by on April 18, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The dark horse of the NHL playoffs stole another game from the Washington Capitals, as the New York Rangers won, 1-0, and now head home to Madison Square Garden leading the series, 2-0.

Many predicted the Rangers could upset the Capitals, but nobody expected them to win the first two games in Washington.

Henrik Lundqvist was brilliant stopping 35 shots to shutout Ovechkin and the Capitals. Washington out shot New York, 35 to 25.

It was Lundqvist's third career playoff shutout. The rookie Simeon Varlamov was solid in net for the Capitals but allowed one goal early in the first period that turned into the game-winner.

Sean Avery upstaged Alex Ovechkin, again, as Avery appeared to be everyw...

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