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Rangers, Capitals clash on Wednesday Night Rivalry

Wednesday, 10.16.2013 / 3:00 AM / Tale of the Tape

By John Kreiser - NHL.com Columnist

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Rangers, Capitals clash on Wednesday Night Rivalry
The Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers in this week's Wednesday Night Rivalry game.

The last time the New York Rangers and Washington Capitals met, the Rangers left Verizon Center with a 5-0 victory and a ticket to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. That was five months ago, but you can be sure the Capitals haven't forgotten as they prepare to host the Rangers in this week's Wednesday Night Rivalry game (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TSN2, RDS2).

NYR   WSH
1-4-0 (6th, Metropolitan) 2013-14 Record 2-4-0 (5th, Metropolitan)
2562-2486-808-91 All-Time Record 1334-1291-303-94
87-86-18-6 Head-to-Head Reg-Season Record 92-81-18-6
0-0-1
Streak vs. Opponent
1-0-0
1-0-0 @Washington Home/road streak vs. Opponent
0-1-0 vs. Rangers
4 Stanley Cups
0
49
Hall of Famers
6
Mark Messier Most Famous Alumnus
Scott Stevens
4
Hart Trophy winners
3
55 Postseason Appearances
24
Mike Gartner (1979-89) Best Player in Common
Mike Gartner (1990-94)

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