Rangers vs. Capitals (Game 7)

The New York Rangers host the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden for Game 7 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. The series is tied 3-3. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

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

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

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Bickel

Henrik Lundqvist – 7-6, 1.73 gaa, .936 sv%, 1 so.

Braden Holtby – 7-6, 1.95 gaa, .935 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
– In their history the Capitals are 3-7 all-time in Game 7’s and 1-1 on the road, including a Game 7 overtime victory in Boston in Round 1.

– Through six games, the seventh-seeded Capitals and the Rangers have alternated wins and losses, and have been tied or within one goal 90 percent of the time.

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– Braden Holtby’s fiancee gave birth to a baby boy on Thursday.

– Twelve of the Capitals’ 13 playoff games have been decided by one goal and six have been decided in overtime.

– The Capitals are 7-1 in the playoffs when scoring first and 6-3 when getting outshot by an opponent.

– Five of Jason Chimera’s seven playoff goals have come against the Rangers. Three of them have been game winners.

– Nicklas Backstrom has three points in the last three games of the series. He has collected 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) in 18 career playoff games vs. the Rangers.

– Jay Beagle (leg injury) is day-to-day.

– Alex Ovechkin has scored in every even numbered game of the series and his been goalless in the odd numbered ones.

– Alexander Semin hasn’t scored in eight straight 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 3, Washington 2 OT at MSG
May 9 Rangers 1, Washington 2 at Verizon Center
May 12 Rangers vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.

Opponent Blog:
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