Rangers not making things easy

The Blueshirts have been unable to finish the Capitals, and now face a Game 7

Updated: May 10, 2012, 1:38 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

WASHINGTON -- The New York Rangers are making things very, very tough on themselves.

Squandering the chance to close out the series against the Washington Capitals in Game 6, New York dropped a 2-1 decision to Washington on Wednesday and now face a daunting Game 7 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

Twice this series, the Rangers have had the chance to drop the hammer after exultant, inspiring wins. Twice they have failed to do so.

Following a grueling, gut-check victory ...

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