Joel Ward flipped home the game winning goal with under two seconds remaining as the Washington Capitals swiped Game 1 from the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden Thursday in the opener of their Eastern Conference Semi-Finals matchup.
Carl Hagelin and Chris Kreider each scored a goal while Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers defense were able to fend off the Penguins in the final period to snag a 2-1 win in Game Three and a 2-1 series lead.
After jumping out to an early 2-0 lead in the first period, the Rangers were held scoreless the rest of the way as the Kings rallied for a 3-2 overtime win to snatch Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday.
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Dominic Moore scored with just under two minutes remaining in the second period and Henrik Lundqvist registered a playoff shutout as the Rangers closed out the Eastern Conference Finals with a 1-0 Game 6 win at Madison Square Garden on Thursday.