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New York Rangers beat Washington Capitals, 2-1, in overtime in Game 7

New York Rangers beat Washington Capitals, 2-1, in overtime in Game 7

NEW YORK — Make the resilient New York Rangers play a Game 7 and they don't even flinch. Dump them into a 3-1 hole in a playoff series and they simply work harder. And win. Derek Stepan scored 11 minutes 24 seconds into overtime, lifting New York past the Washington Capitals, 2-1, and into the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night. "We have a good group that keeps their wits about them and keeps calm," said Stepan, who was mobbed by his teammates along the glass as Madison Square Garden shook from the cheers. "There is no real panic. We just go out and play. We just see what happens and we just play hockey." Stepan's wrist shot from the...

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