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The Rangers will face-off against the Washington Capitals tonight at Verizon Center (7:00 p.m.), in their second of three consecutive games vs. Southeast Division opponents. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and seventh in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 32-26-4 (68 pts). The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3, in the shootout on Tuesday at RBC Center, and are now 3-2-0 in their last five games. The Capitals enter the contest with a 32-19-10 (74 pts) record to rank fifth in the Eastern Conference, and have won three of their last four games. Following tonight’s contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Sunday, Feb. 27, at Madison Square Garden (1:00 p.m.), in the first game of a three-game homestand.Download complete game notes >>
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Tonight's game will be televised on MSG2. Click here for complete MSG2 channel listings
. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN Radio and on satellite radio at XM 205.All Time -- Rangers vs. Capitals
At MSG: 46-36-9-2
At Washington: 36-47-9-32010-11 Rangers vs. Washington
Nov. 9 Rangers 3, Capitals 5 at MSG
Dec. 12 Rangers 7, Capitals 0 at MSG
Jan. 24 Rangers 2, Capitals 1 (SO) at Washington
Feb. 25 Rangers vs. Capitals at WashingtonUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 25 Rangers at Washington, 7 p.m.
Feb. 27 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m.
March 1 Rangers vs. Buffalo, 7 p.m.
March 3 Rangers vs. Minnesota, 7 p.m.
March 4 Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m.Injuries
* Derek Boogaard has missed 32 games with a shoulder injury.
* Alex Frolov has missed 19 games with a knee injury.
* Ruslan Fedotenko
has missed 14 games with a shoulder separation and appendectomy.
* Chris Drury has missed eight games with a knee injury.
* Marian Gaborik
has missed one game with concussion-like symptoms.
* The Rangers have lost 235 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.