The Washington Capitals battled back from a 3-0 deficit, but saw their comeback bid foiled by late penalties on Tuesday night as they fell to the red hot New York Rangers 4-2 at Madison Square Garden.
The Caps looked very much like a team that had played the night before as they fell behind early to the blue shirts on their way to a loss against one of the NHL’s hottest teams. The offense sputtered out of the gate, mustering only 11 shots through the first two periods. Against a goalie like Henrik Lundqvist, that’s just not enough. [Read more…]