Henrik Lundqvist put together the best performance of his career and the Rangers’ lone goal was the difference to force the series to a seventh game.
Henrik Lundqvist stood on his head again, but the Rangers lost Game 5 in Washington because of their inability to extend a lead or score more than one goal on the road.
The Rangers tied the series with the Capitals thanks to their second consecutive home win and four-goal game at Madison Square Garden.
The Rangers took the must-win Game 3 from the Capitals 4-3, but they are faced with the same situation again in Game 4.
The Rangers lost 1-0 in Game 2 to the Capitals when Henrik Lundqvist stood on his head and the offense was absent yet again.
The Rangers lost Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals to the Capitals after they once again had trouble scoring.