NHL Playoffs 2012: Rangers vs. Capitals Highlights and Analysis from Game 4

May 5th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
The Washington Capitals tied their second-round series with the New York Rangers 2-2 with a hard-fought 3-2 victory in Game 4 at the Verizon Center on Saturday afternoon.

Mike Green's power-play goal in the third period was the difference for the Capitals, who will be full of confidence heading into Madison Square Garden for the pivotal Game 5 on Tuesday.

Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby was magnificent yet again between the pipes, making some strong saves in the third period and showing great composure throughout the game.

Washington's star players such as Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Green came through when they had to, and the result was another big win when their backs were against the wall in these playoffs.

The series is now a best of three, so let's recap Game 4 from Washington.


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Rangers rookie Chris Kreider had his worst game of the playoffs in the Rangers' Game 4 loss.

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