The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. The series is tied at 1-1. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: ESPN New York (98.7 FM or AM 1050), XM 92
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Henrik Lundqvist – 5-4, 1.77 gaa, .938 sv%, 1 so.
Braden Holtby – 5-4, 2.12 gaa, .931 sv%, 0 so
– Despite playing a career-low 13½ minutes in Game 2, Alex Ovechkin still scored the game winner.
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– After going 16-21-4 on the road during the regular season, the Capitals are 4-2 in away games during the postseason. Conversely, at home Washington went 26-11-4 in the regular season, but is only 1-2 heading into Game 3.
– Washington has 39 blocked shots in the first two games of the series.
– Jason Chimera has a goal in each of the first two games of this series.
– Alex Semin is pointless with just four shots on goal in Games 1 & 2 combined.
– Matt Hendricks leads the Caps with 38 hits in the playoffs.
Rangers-Senators Series Schedule:
April 28 Rangers 3 vs. Washington 1
April 30 Rangers 2 vs. Washington 3
May 2 Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 5 Rangers at Washington, 12:30 p.m.
May 7 Rangers vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 9 Rangers at Washington, TBD*
May 12 Rangers vs. Washington, TBD*
* — if necessary
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