Rangers goalie Hendrik Lundqvist had 29 saves.
The New York Rangers needed more than 58 minutes to solve Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby Friday. It saved their season when they finally did, and captain Ryan McDonagh scored 9:37 into overtime, and the Rangers rallied for a 2-1 win in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference second round at Madison Square Garden on Friday.
The Capitals lead the best-of-7 series 3-2 with Game 6 at Verizon Center in Washington on Sunday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN).