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The Rangers face-off against the Washington Capitals today at Verizon Center (12:30 p.m.), to begin a four-game road trip. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 12-9-2 (26 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having been defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 3-2, on Friday at Madison Square Garden, to end their four-game winning streak. The Blueshirts have registered a point in three of their last four road games (2-1-1). The Capitals enter the contest with a 10-12-1 (21 pts) record to rank 12th in the Eastern Conference, and have won three of their last four games. Following today's contest, the Rangers will face-off against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday, March 12, at First Niagara Center (7:00 p.m.), as they continue their four-game road trip.Download complete game notes >>
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Today's game will be televised nationally on NBC. You can also catch the radio broadcast on ESPN New York (FM 98.7)and on satellite radio at XM 92.All Time -- Rangers vs. Capitals
At MSG: 48-38-9-2
At Washington: 38-48-9-32013 Rangers vs. Capitals
Feb. 17 Rangers 2, Capitals 1 at MSG
March 10 Rangers vs. Capitals at Washington
March 24 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSGUpcoming Regular-Season Schedule
March 10 Rangers at Washington, 12:30 p.m.
March 12 Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
March 14 Rangers at Winnipeg, 8 p.m.
March 16 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m.
March 18 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.Injuries
* Marc Staal has missed two games with an injury, suffered on March 5.
* Arron Asham has missed eight games with an injury.
* Michael Sauer has missed 23 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5, 2011.
* The Rangers have lost 56 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.