The New York Rangers (35-13-5) host the Washington Capitals (28-21-5) at Madison Square Garden starting at 12:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: NBC; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212
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Henrik Lundqvist – 25-11-4, 1.81 gaa, .939 sv%, 6 so.
Tomas Vokoun – 22-13-2, 2.45 gaa, .920 sv%, 4 so
– Washington is 7-3-1 in its last 11 at Madison Square Garden.
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– Alex Ovechkin has 3g, 1a in the last two games.
– Alexander Semin has 2g, 3a in the last four games.
– Mike Knuble is scoreless in 27 straight games.
– Mike Green (sports hernia surgery) is expected to be out until mid- to-late February.
– Nicklas Backstrom (concussion symptoms) has been placed on IR and is out indefinitely.
– Tom Poti (groin) is expected to be sidelined all season.
2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 23 Rangers 6, Capitals 3 at Washington
Dec. 28 Rangers 1 vs. Capitals 4 at Washington
Feb. 12 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG
April 7 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG