Rangers @ Capitals (Game 24)

The New York Rangers (12-9-2) visit the Washington Capitals (10-12-1) at the Verizon Center starting at 12:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

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

Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://www.firstrow1.eu/watch/174143/1/watch-washington-capitals-vs-new-york-rangers.html

Probable Lines:
Hagelin-Richards-Nash
Gaborik-Stepan-Callahan
Pyatt-Miller-Powe
Haley-Halpern-Boyle

McDonagh-Girardi
Del Zotto-Stralman
Gilroy-Eminger

Goaltenders:
Martin Biron – 1-1-1, 2.50 gaa, .911 sv%, 0 so.

Braden Holtby – 9-7-0, 2.87 gaa, .911 sv%, 3 so

Opponent Notes:
- The Capitals have won five of seven.

- Similar to the Rangers, the Capitals will be playing their third game in four days.

- The Capitals have won four in a row at home, outscoring opponents 19-5 in that span.

- Alex Ovechkin had a three game point streak (1g, 4a) snapped against the Islanders yesterday. He has 9g, 11a on the season.

- Mike Ribeiro also had a three game point streak (3g, 3a) stopped yesterday.

- Nicklas Backstrom has had points in four straight games (1g, 5a).

- Former Ranger Wojtek Wolski has 2g, 2a in his last three games.

- Washington is tied for 2nd in the NHL on the power play with a 26.6% success rate.

- The Captals have the second worst penalty kill with a 76.1% success rate.

2013 Season Series:
Feb. 17 Rangers 2, Capitals 1 at MSG
March 10 Rangers vs. Capitals at Washington
March 24 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Rock the Red

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