Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 3/10/13
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 ZottoStralman 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 Remember to follow me on Twitter & Facebook or e-mail me at nyrfan94@yahoo.com.
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