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WASHINGTON (AP) -Ryan Callahan spoiled Simeon Varlamov's NHL postseason debut by scoring on New York's second shot, and Henrik Lundqvist made 35 saves, leading the seventh-seeded Rangers to a 1-0 victory over the second-seeded Washington Capitals on Saturday and a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series.

It was Lundqvist's third career playoff shutout.

Game 3 is Monday in New York, and Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau will have to decide whether to stick with Varlamov or go back to Jose Theodore.

Washington's Alex Ovechkin led the NHL in goals each of the past two seasons, but he hasn't scored in the series.

DETROIT (AP) - Brian Rafalski, Pavel Datsyuk, Henrik Zetterberg and Jiri Hudler scored, Chris Osgood posted his 14th NHL playoff shutout, and Detroit took a 2-0 lead over Columbus in the first-round Western Conference series.

Columbus hopes returning home will help Tuesday night when it hosts a playoff game for the first time in franchise history.

Blue Jackets goalie Steve Mason had an NHL-high 10 shutouts during the season, but he has given up four goals in his first two playoff games. He made 35 saves in Game 2.

Osgood stopped 25 shots and moved into a fourth-place tie on the NHL's career postseason shutout list.

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