Rangers @ Capitals (Game 2)

The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series at the Verizon Center starting at 7:30 p.m. Washington leads the series 1-0. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM 206

Probable Lines:
Prospal-Christensen-Gaborik
Dubinsky-Stepan-Fedotenko
Wolski-Boyle-Prust
Avery-Anisimov-Drury

Staal-Girardi
McDonagh-Sauer
McCabe-Gilroy

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist – 0-1, 1.53 gaa, .940 sv%, 0 so.

Michal Neuvirth – 1-0, 0.77 gaa, .960 sv%, 0 so.

Opponent Notes:
- The Capitals blocked 32 shots in Game 1, the most they’ve had in 29 playoff games under coach Bruce Boudreau.

- Michal Neuvirth had to make only 24 saves in his NHL playoff debut.

- Both Alex Ovechkin and Alexander Semin’s Game 1 goals were their first against the Rangers this season.

- The Capitals won 62.5% of the faceoffs in their defensive end in Game 1.

Eastern Quarterfinal Series Schedule:
April 13 Rangers 1, Capitals 2 (OT) at Washington
April 15 Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
April 17 Rangers vs. Washington, 3 p.m.
April 20 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
April 23 Rangers at Washington, 3 p.m.*
April 25 Rangers vs. Washington, TBD*
April 27 Rangers at Washington, TBD*
* — if necessary

Opponent Blog:
Rock the Red

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