courtesy of the NYR (by the way, it’s a Versus game):
NEW YORK RANGERS at WASHINGTON CAPITALS Wednesday, Dec. 28, 7:30 p.m. Verizon Center – Washington, D.C. Rangers: 22-8-4 (48 pts) Capitals: 17-15-2 (36 pts)
* All information through NHL games on Dec. 27
The Rangers begin a three-game road trip culminating in the 2012 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Blueshirts currently rank first in the Atlantic Division standings, and first in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 22-8-4 (48 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the New York Islanders, 3-0, on Monday at Madison Square Garden to extend their winning streak to five games, and are 7-2-0 in their last nine. The Blueshirts have now registered at least one point in 21 of their last 26 games (19-5-2). The Capitals enter the contest with a 17-15-2 (36 pts) record to rank 11th in the Eastern Conference, and have lost four of their last six games (2-3-1). Follow...