Capitals vs. Rangers: Game 7 Highlights, Twitter Reaction and Analysis

May 12th, 2012 by Richard Langford Leave a reply »
On the strength of a 2-1 Game 7 victory over the Washington Capitals, the New York Rangers are advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. 

Brad Richards netted the game's first goal just 1:24 into the contest. Both teams had a few chances as the game progressed, but generally, solid defense and excellent goalkeeping kept anyone else from changing the scoreboard until the final period has crossed the halfway point. 

The Rangers padded their lead when Michael Del Zotto scored the game's second goal, but less than a half-a-minute later, the Capitals' Roman Hamrlik put Washington on the board, but that's where the scoring ended. 

This was a physical, intense and well-played game—exactly what you want in a Game 7. 


Tweets of the Night

The Rangers had, what looked like, a potential game-sealing third goal late in the third period. However, an early whistle led to the goal being disallowed. The MSG Network's Alan Hahn pointed out the folly in this tweet.

Referee lost sight of the puck, blows premature whistle. Rangers lose what could have been a huge shortie. No, not a shawty, a ...

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