Rangers blank Capitals in Game 7 win

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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, tries to get the puck past New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30), from Sweden, and Dan Girardi (5) during the third period of Game 7 first-round NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey series, Monday, May 13, 2013, in Washington. The Rangers won 5-0. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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Since joining the Washington Capitals, Alex Ovechkin has played in five Game 7s on home ice. The Capitals have now lost four of them, as the New York Rangers demolished Washington at Verizon Center on Monday night, 5-0, to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals and eliminate the Capitals. -Greg Wyshynski, Yahoo! Sports

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