Game 2 Saturday was scoreless through 60 minutes of regulation, becoming the first Rangers playoff game since 1933 to be scoreless heading into overtime. In that game, the Rangers defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs to capture their second Stanley Cup.
The last NHL playoff game to end 1-0 in overtime was
With the loss, the Rangers are now 1-9 in playoff games at Verizon Center dating back to Game 5 of their 2009 first round matchup.
In Game 2’s against the Capitals since 2009, the Rangers are 2-2.
Blueshirts Out-Hit Capitals
The Rangers out-hit the Capitals for the second straight game, posting 58 hits to Washington’s 50. In total, all 18 skaters registered at least one hit Saturday afternoon.
Last season, the Rangers out-hit Washington in six of their seven playoff games.
Rangers Playoff Record
The Rangers are now 208-228-8 all-time in the postseason, including a 92-140-6 mark on the road.