Steve Oleksy made quite the impression in his first career Stanley Cup playoff game with a perfect pass to set-up the game winning goal and not being fazed by a puck to the face.
Jason Chimera has scored six of his eight career goals in the playoffs against the New York Rangers. On Thursday night, his tally gave Washington an important two-goal lead.
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Rangers Coach John Tortorella would not disclose his lineup for game one, although injured players Marc Staal and Brian Boyle took part in the team's morning skate.
Joel Ward will play in Game 1 against the Rangers.