Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 5/2/12
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. The series is tied at 1-1. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: ESPN New York (98.7 FM or AM 1050), XM 92

Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://www.firstrowsports.eu/watch/122263/1/watch-washington-capitals-vs-new-york-rangers.html

Probable Lines:
Hagelin-Richards-Gaborik
Kreider-Stepan-Callahan
Prust-Boyle-Fedotenko
Anisimov-Mitchell-Rupp

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Stralman
Del Zotto-Bickel

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist - 5-4, 1.77 gaa, .938 sv%, 1 so.

Braden Holtby - 5-4, 2.12 gaa, .931 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- Despite playing a career-low 13½ minutes in Game 2, Alex Ovechkin still scored the game winner.

For more game notes click the "Read More" tab below.

- After going 16-21-4 on the road during the regular season, the Capitals are 4-2 in away games during the postseason. Conversely, at home Washington went 26-11-4 in the regular season, but is only 1-2 heading into Game 3.

- Washington has 39 blocked shots in the first two games of the series.

- Jason Chimera has a goal in each of the first two games of this series.

- Alex Semin is pointless with just four shots on goal in Games 1 & 2 combined.

- Matt Hendricks leads the Caps with 38 hits in the playoffs.

Rangers-Senators Series Schedule:
April 28 Rangers 3 vs. Washington 1
April 30 Rangers 2 vs. Washington 3
May 2 Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 5 Rangers at Washington, 12:30 p.m.
May 7 Rangers vs. Washington, 7:30 p.m.
May 9 Rangers at Washington, TBD*
May 12 Rangers vs. Washington, TBD*
* -- if necessary

Opponent Blog:
Rock the Red

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