Kevin Shattenkirk and the Washington Capitals visited the Big Apple to take on the Rangers on Tuesday night. It didn’t take long for Shattenkirk to be involved in a goal. For the other team.
The Rangers jumped out to an early 1-0 lead when none of the Caps forwards covered up down low for Shattenkirk, who had pressured the puck carrier in the faceoff circle.
Marcus Johansson drove to the net and tapped home a rebound to tie the game at one a little under eight minutes into the second. The Caps continued to carry the play in the second and were rewarded in the final minutes when Brett Connolly stuffed home his 13th goal of the season.
Early in the third, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Johansson hooked up for a goal in which both showed off their magic hands to give the Caps a 3-1 lead. Nick Backstrom called bank on a late PP to seal this one.
Caps beat Rangers 4-1!