Rangers vs. Capitals (Game 5)

The New York Rangers host the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. The series is tied 2-2. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: ESPN New York (98.7 FM), XM 92

Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Bickel

Henrik Lundqvist – 6-5, 1.68 gaa, .940 sv%, 1 so.

Braden Holtby – 6-5, 1.94 gaa, .933 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
– The Caps are 3-0 following overtime losses during the playoffs.

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– Braden Holtby has now gone 27 straight starts in the NHL, including 11 in the playoffs, without suffering back-to-back losses. He is also 5-0 following a loss during the playoffs.

– Alex Ovechkin leads the Capitals in goals (4) and points (7) in the playoffs.

– Matt Hendricks leads the team with 51 in the playoffs.

– John Carlson leads the team with 30 blocked shots in 11 playoff games.

– Alex Semin has been held to just one point (an assist) in the first four games of the series. He is scoreless in the last six playoff games.

– Nicklas Backstrom has just one goal in the last eight playoff games.

Rangers-Senators Series Schedule:
April 28 Rangers 3, Washington 1 at MSG
April 30 Rangers 2, Washington 3 at MSG
May 2 Rangers 2, Washington 1 3OT at Verizon Center
May 5 Rangers 2, Washington 3 at Verizon Center
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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