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Capitals Vs. Rangers, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 3: New York Wins Triple Overtime Affair, 2-1

It took more almost five hours for the New York Rangers to pull off a 2-1 over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night in Game 3 of their 2012 NHL Playoffs Eastern Conference second-round series.

Roughly six minutes remained in the third overtime period when Marian Gaborik tucked a tight wrist shot behind Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. Brad Richards set his teammate up for the game winner. It was only Gaborik's second goal of the postseason. You can see the goal here.

The goalies, Holtby and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 92 shots on goal; 45 for Lundqvist and 47 for his counterpart.

The win gives New York a one-game edge in the series, leading two games to one. The best-of-seven series continues on Saturday in Washington for Game 4.

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Final - 5.2.2012 1 2 3 OT SO Total
New York Rangers 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Washington Capitals 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

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