Washington beat Rangers in NHL regular season match

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The Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers away in a National Hockey League (NHL) regular season match.

The meeting, which took place on Monday, May 3, ended with a score of 6: 3, according to Sport-Express.

As part of the winners, the goals were scored by Nick Dowd (15th minute), Conor Shiri (16), Garnet Hathaway (39), Daniel Sprong (45), Niklas Backstrom (52), Tom Wilson (59). The losers were scored by Mika Zibanejad (19, 23), Kaapo Kakko (25).

Russian Rangers striker Artemy Panarin gave two assists to score 58 points (17 goals + 41 assists) in 42 games this season. His compatriot and teammate Pavel Buchnevich also scored an effective pass, gaining 45 points (20 + 25) in 52 games.

It is noted that the captain of the Washington Capitals, Alexander Ovechkin, was included in the team for the first time after an injury received on April 23, but spent only 39 seconds on the ice, after which he went to the locker room. Later, the press service of the team reported that the Russian had an injury to the lower body, TASS specifies.

Earlier, on April 30, it was reported that the Russian goalkeeper of the New York Islanders Semyon Varlamov set an NHL record by playing six clean sheets in a season of 56 or fewer games.