Puck over glass. The New York Rangers don’t score.
Puck over glass. ‘‘Casual Mike’’ does.
The NHL’s black-and-white delay-of-game rule found a gray area late in regulation, then tipped the balance of the game twice in overtime. The Washington Capitals held firm when they were a man down, then won it on Mike Green’s latest extra-time winner, topping the visiting Rangers, 1-0, Saturday to take a 2-0 series lead in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
It’s the eighth career overtime goal — and first in the postseason — for the defenseman whose more well-known nickname is ‘‘Game Over Green.’’
‘‘When it gets to overtime and guys start to get the shakes a little bit, he’s still calm Mike Green,’’ teammate Karl Alzner said. ‘‘So he’s able to find those goals. We call him ‘Casual Mike’ every now and then.’’ Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.