Facing a do-or-die situation, the Rangers relied on another strong postseason performance from goalie Henrik Lundqvist. The Vezina Trophy finalist stopped all 27 shots sent his way in a 1-0 victory over Washington in Game 6 of this first-round Eastern Conference series.
Derick Brassard scored his second goal of the playoffs to provide New York with an edge in the second period. It's his seventh postseason point of 2013.
The series heads to Game 7 Monday evening in Washington D.C. Through six matchups in the series, home teams hold a 6-0 record.
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Final: New York 1, Washington 0