The New York Rangers host the Washington Capitals in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. Washington leads the series 2-1. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM 205
Henrik Lundqvist – 1-2, 1.84 gaa, .920 sv%, 0 so.
Michal Neuvirth – 2-1, 1.22 gaa, .951 sv%, 1 so.
– The Capitals were outshot in Game 3 35-25.
– Washington had just 29 hits in Game 3, while the Rangers countered with 41.
– Michael Knuble is not expected to play in tonight’s game. Eric Fehr would take his place.
– The Capitals have scored just one goal to the glove side of Henrik Lundqvist in this series. In their 2009 first-round matchup, the Capitals scored 14 of their 19 goals past Lundqvist’s glove. (ESPN)
– Bruce Boudreau has hinted that Dennis Widemann (leg) could be available in this series.
– Alex Ovechkin scored on his only shot on goal in Game 3.
– Alexander Semin had a team high six shots on goal in Game 3.
Eastern Quarterfinal Series Schedule:
April 13 Rangers 1, Capitals 2 (OT) at Washington
April 15 Rangers 0, Washington 2 at Washington
April 17 Rangers 3, Washington 2 at MSG
April 20 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
April 23 Rangers at Washington, 3 p.m.*
April 25 Rangers vs. Washington, TBD*
April 27 Rangers at Washington, TBD*
* — if necessary
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