Rangers Outlast Capitals in Third Overtime While Nashville Predators Beat Coyotes (Video)

Rangers Outlast Capitals in Third Overtime While Nashville Predators Beat Coyotes (Video)The Capitals looked primed for another upset Wednesday night, but the Rangers would not oblige.

New York and Washington battled into a third overtime before the Rangers netted the winner to go ahead in the series 2-1.

The Nashville Predators also pulled their series to 2-1, catching up with the Phoenix Coyotes for their first win in the second-round matchup.

Here are the recaps from the games that took place Tuesday, May 2. Be sure to check out more of our in-depth Associated Press recaps and previews.

New York Rangers 2, Washington Capitals 1 (3 OT)

WASHINGTON — Marian Gaborik scored at 14:41 of the third overtime, and the New York Rangers outlasted the Washington Capitals in a 2-1 victory early Thursday morning to take a 2-1 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Read the complete story here.

Nashville Predators 2, Phoenix Coyotes 0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Pekka Rinne made 32 saves as he returned to his dominating form, Mike Fisher scored his first goal of these playoffs, and the Nashville Predators found their rhythm with a 2-0 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal series. Read the complete story here.

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