Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 5/9/12
The New York Rangers visit the Washington Capitals at the Verizon Center for Game 6 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals match-up starting at 7:30 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 3-2. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: NBC Sports Network; Radio: Bloomberg Radio (1130 AM), XM 92

Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://www.firstrowsports.eu/watch/123456/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-washington-capitals.html

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

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Stralman
Del Zotto-Bickel

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist - 7-5, 1.70 gaa, .937 sv%, 1 so.

Braden Holtby - 6-6, 2.02 gaa, .932 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- The Caps are 3-0 following overtime losses during the playoffs.

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

- Braden Holtby has now gone 28 straight starts in the NHL, including 12 in the playoffs, without suffering back-to-back losses. He is also 5-0 following a loss during the playoffs.

- Nine of the Caps 12 playoff games have been tied after two periods and they are 3-6 in those games.

- The Capitals were outshot 38-18, outhit 29-14 and lost 57 percent of their faceoffs in Game 5.

- Alex Ovechkin took 25 shifts and played 19:08 but failed to record a shot in Game 5.

- After scoring 11 goals during the season D Dennis Wideman is scoreless during the playoffs.

- Alex Semin has been held to just one point (an assist) in the first five games of the series. He is scoreless in the last seven playoff games.

- Nicklas Backstrom has just one goal in the last nine playoff games.

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

Opponent Blog:
Rock the Red

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