What a game! After the New York Rangers and the Washington Capitals battled six games, the Rangers won Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in overtime on May 13. Fans are freaking out over the Rangers’ epic comeback to victory!
Center Derek Stepan should become the New York Rangers‘ MVP! After the Rangers and Washington Capitals both had three wins under their belt, Derek’s slap shot during Overtime of Game 7 on May 13 sent the Rangers to the conference finals — and fans are freaking out over their victorious winning streak!
New York Rangers Beat Washington Capitals In Game 7 Overtime — Fans Freak Out
The race for the Stanley Cup is on and the Rangers became one step closer after defeating the Capitals.
The Capitals started out the game strong by getting the first goal, but the Rangers fought back when scoring a goal in the second period. While the intensity was high during the third period, neither teams scored which led the game into overtime.
The winning goal was a crazy shot from Derek, which sent fans into hysteria!
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 14, 2015
Amazing right?! Here’s how fans (including Josh Groban) are reacting.
Unbelievable hockey. HUGE win congrats to the @nyrangers!!! 🗽
— josh groban (@joshgroban) May 14, 2015
Finally left MSG. What an amazing night! Thrilled for the @NYRangers! Proud to be a fan! Tampa you’re next!
— Linda Cohn (@lindacohn) May 14, 2015
All 7 games in Caps-Rangers series decided by one goal. What a series!
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) May 14, 2015
Oh man. Faceoff win iwth Fast’s help, Yandle to Girardi. Shot on goal. Stepan wins it. It’s over. The Rangers win. “Stepan! Stepan! Stepan!”
— Pat Leonard (@PLeonardNYDN) May 14, 2015
After the incredible win, New York will head to the Eastern Conference Final for the second year in a row where they will face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Stay tuned!
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— Julianne Ishler