May 9, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; New York Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin (62) skates with the puck as Washington Capitals left wing Troy Brouwer (20) chases during the third period in game six in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center. The Capitals won 2-1.
Tough to beat
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby prepares to make one of his 30 saves in Washington's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers in Game 6 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series Wednesday in Washington. The Caps' win forces a Game 7 to be played Saturday in New York at 7:30 p.m. ET.
That was quick
Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist gives up a goal on a shot from Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin just 88 seconds into Game 5. Ovechkin's goal came on the power play while the Rangers' Anton Stralman was in the penalty box for tripping.
On the rush
Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin skates with the puck deep in his own zone as Capitals left wing Troy Brouwer chases during the third period.
Working his butt off
Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin keeps the puck away from Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh before spinning around on his behind and firing a shot at Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist in the third period of Game 6.
Showin' some glove
Capitals goalie Braden Holtby makes a glove save in front of Rangers left wing Carl Hagelin during the third period. Holtby stoppped 10 of the 11 shots he faced in the third period.
Rangers center John Mitchell tries to drive the puck to the front of the net as Capitals defenders try to stop him from getting to goalie Braden Holtby.
Fight for it
The Rangers' John Mitchell and the Capitals' Troy Brouwer battle for the puck in Game 6. The Caps scored once in the first period and once in the second while the Rangers finally got on the board in the final minute of the game, but couldn't tie it up after that.