Rangers Set Franchise Records with Season Finale Win - NBC New York

Rangers Set Franchise Records with Season Finale Win



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    Rangers right wing Jesper Fast (19) reaches for the puck as Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) passes in the second period.

    Kevin Hayes and Dominic Moore each had a goal and an assist, Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 shots and the New York Rangers capped their stellar regular season with a 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday afternoon.

    The Rangers (53-22-7), winners of the Presidents' Trophy as the league's top team in the regular season, set franchise records for wins and points (113) in a season.

    Derick Brassard and Jesper Fast (empty netter) added goals for New York, and Martin St. Louis had two assists.

    The Rangers won't learn their first-round playoff opponent until the completion of Saturday's games.

    Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 53rd goal for Washington and Stanislav Galiev scored the first of his career.

    The Capitals will return to the playoffs under first-year coach Barry Trotz after a one-year absence.  

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