Alexander Semin scored with 1:36 to go in overtime Wednesday, giving Washington a 2-1, playoff-opening win over the New York Rangers. The second game in the best-of-seven series will be hosted by Washington Friday, April 15, 2011.
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New York Rangers' Brandon Dubinsky punches Washington Capitals' John Erskine in the face as linesman David Brisebois pulls him off during the second period of their first round playoff game at the Verizon Center in Washington, April 13, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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