clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Rangers Vs. Capitals, 2012 NHL Playoffs Game 5: Washington Ties Game, 1-1, In 2nd Period

The New York Rangers continue to dominate the Washington Capitals offensively in Game 5 of their second round 2012 NHL Playoffs series. They outshot the Caps 9-6 in the second period, and now hold a 26-10 advantage for the game. Regardless, the game is still anyone's to win after Brooks Laich scored off a mishandled puck on the Rangers end to knot the teams up at one goal apiece.

Henrik Lundqvist has been solid despite his slow reaction on the Laich's goal. He had a huge stop on Alexander Semin earlier in the period. Braden Holtby continues to be spectacular, however. He has 25 saves already. Both teams remain perfect on the penatly kill. The Rangers had two powerplay opportunities in the period.

For all news and information regarding the New York Rangers, please visit Blueshirt Banter. For complete coverage of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs, stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated NHL hub.