Originally written on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 2/12/12

PITTSBURGH - OCTOBER 2: Marian Gaborik #10 of the New York Rangers skates against the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 2, 2009 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Standings: Capitals (28-21-5), Rangers (34-13-5) NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (27-21-51)WSH Leading Scorer: Alex Ovechkin (23-20-43) NYR Goaltender: Henrik Lundqvist (40 GS, 1.81 GAA, .940 SV%)WSH Goaltender: Tomas Vokoun (40 GS, 2.45 GAA, .920 SV%) Rangers Lines (probable): Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Brandon Prust Carl Hagelin-Brian Boyle-Ryan Callahan Mike Rupp-John Mitchell-Stu Bickel Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi Marc Staal-Michael Del Zotto Steve Eminger-Anton Stralman The King gets the start. Scratches/Injuries: Mike Sauer (concussion), Jeff Woywitka (AHL conditioning), Wojtek Wolski (AHL conditioning), Ruslan Fedotenko (concussion) Preview: What a weird season for the Caps. They just couldn’t do anything right under Bruce Boudreau, so they fired him. They still can’t do anything right under Dale Hunter, playing slightly over-.500 hockey. The only positive for the Caps is that Alex Ovechkin seems to finally be getting on the rig...
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