Rangers hold off Caps 2-1 in Game 7

The New York Rangers advances to the Eastern Conference finals with a 2-1 victory in Game 7 over the Washington Capitals.

Mike Knuble #22 Of The Washington Capitals Attempts A Shot Against Goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 Of The New York Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Mike Knuble #22 of the Washington Capitals attempts a shot against goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Alexander Semin #28 Of The Washington Capitals Attempts To Control The Puck Against Derek Stepan #21 And Chris Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals attempts to control the puck against Derek Stepan #21 and Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Ryan Callahan #24 Of The New York Rangers Checks Roman Hamrlik #44 Of The Washington Capitals Into The Boards In Game Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers checks Roman Hamrlik #44 of the Washington Capitals into the boards in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Nicklas Backstrom #19 Of The Washington Capitals Fights For The Puck In The Second Period Against Ryan Callahan #24 Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals fights for the puck in the second period against Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Ryan Callahan #24 Of The New York Rangers Fights For The Puck Behind The Net In The Second Period Against Nicklas Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Ryan Callahan #24 of the New York Rangers fights for the puck behind the net in the second period against Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Brian Boyle #22 Of The New York Rangers Fights For The Puck In The Corner In The Secon Dperiod Against Jeff Halpern # Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Brian Boyle #22 of the New York Rangers fights for the puck in the corner in the secon dperiod against Jeff Halpern #15 and Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Troy Brouwer #20 Of The Washington Capitals Celebrates Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Troy Brouwer #20 of the Washington Capitals celebrates after Roman Hamrlik #44 scored a goal in the third period against goalie Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Mike Green #52 Of The Washington Capitals Skates With The Puck Against The New York Rangers In Game Seven Of The Getty Images

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals skates with the puck against the New York Rangers in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 12, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Rangers hold off Caps 2-1 in Game 7

\New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (30) makes a save against the Washington Capitals in the second period of Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series at Madison Square Garden in New York, Saturday, May 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Rangers hold off Caps 2-1 in Game 7

CORRECTS TO THIRD PERIOD NOT SECOND PERIOD - Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) and New York Rangers' Marian Gaborik (10) react after a goal by Rangers' Michael Del Zotto during the third period of Game 7 of a second-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series on Saturday, May 12, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)