The Rangers face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at the Verizon Center in Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (7:00 p.m.). On Wednesday, the Rangers defeated the Capitals, 2-1, in Game Four, to take a 3-1 series lead. New York enters tonight's game with a 197-209-8 all-time record in its previous 414 playoff contests, including a 88-128-6 mark on the road. The Rangers have posted a 23-29 record all-time in the fifth game of a post-season series. New York is 10-6 when Game Five is a potential series clincher for the Blueshirts, and are 12-0 in series when leading 3-1.Download complete game notes >>
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 204.All Time – Rangers Playoff Record
GA: 1,1892008-09 - Rangers vs. Capitals
Nov. 8 Rangers 1, Capitals 3 at Washington
Dec. 23 Rangers 4, Capitals 5 (OT) at MSG
Jan. 3 Rangers 1, Capitals 2 at Washington
Feb. 11 Rangers 5, Capitals 4 (SO) at MSGSeries Schedule
April 15 Rangers 4, Capitals 3 at Washington
April 18 Rangers 1, Capitals 0 at Washington
April 20 Washington 4, Rangers 0 at MSG
April 22 Washington 1, Rangers 2 at MSG
April 24 Rangers at Washington, 7 p.m.
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Last 5 NYR games: 3-1-0
Last 10 NYR games: 3-1-0Injuries
* The Rangers have lost one manpower game due to injury or illness this postseason.