Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Mike Green's power-play goal eight minutes into overtime lifted the Washington Capitals over the New York Rangers, 1-0, in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
The Capitals went on the power play 7:09 into the extra period when Ryan McDonagh was called for a delay of game after shooting the puck over the glass. Mike Ribeiro controlled the puck at the top of the right circle before setting up Green's one-timer from the point.
Braden Holtby made 24 saves for Washington, which holds a 2-0 series lead after taking Game 1 by a 3-1 margin on Thursday. He had four shutouts in the regular season.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 37-of-38 shots for the Rangers, who saw forwards Brian Boyle and Derek Dorsett return to the lineup.