The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 24-16-3, 2.05 gaa, .926 sv%, 2 so.
Braden Holtby – 23-12-1, 2.58 gaa, .920 sv%, 4 so
- The Capitals went 11-1-1 in the month of April.
- Alex Ovechkin had 36 points (23g, 13a) in the final 23 games of the season.
- Mike Ribiero has just one goal in his last 10 games.
- Nicklas Backstrom has 5g, 21a in the last 21 games.
- Mike Green has eight power play points (3g, 5a) in the last seven games.
- Marcus Johansson has just one goal in the last 13 games.
- John Carlson had no points in the final five games of the season.
- Former Ranger Tom Poti hasn't played since March 17 due to back injury. While another former Ranger Wojtek Wolski has been
in the tub a healthy scratch since April 11th.
- The Capitals had the NHL's #1 power play during the regular season with a 26.8% success rate.
Rangers-Capitals Series Schedule:
May 2 Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 4 Rangers at Washington, 12:30 p.m.
May 6 Rangers vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 8 Rangers vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 10 Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.*
May 12 Rangers vs. Washington, TBA*
May 13 Rangers at Washington, TBA*
* — if necessary
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