Rangers-Capitals Regular Season Series

As the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers are gearing up to face each other in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals this Wednesday (April 13th), let’s take a look back at the regular season series between the two teams.

Washington Capitals Record vs. New York Rangers: 1-2-1

 vs.

The Games:
November 9 in New York:  5-3 Win
Goalies:  Michal Neuvirth vs. Henrik Lunqdvist
Caps PP:  1/4, Caps PK:  3/4
Shots For: 24, Shots Against: 28
Game-Winning Goal:  Matt Hendricks
Notes:  Brian Boyle scored 2 early goals, Brooks Laich scored 2 goals (1 PP, 1 EN) and an assist, Mike Green had 2 assists and fought Brandon Dubinsky.  The Capitals overcame 3 Ranger leads to win.

December 12 in New York:  0-7 Loss
Goalies:  Semyon Varlamov vs. Henrik Lunqdvist
Caps PP:  0/4, Caps PK:  2/3
Shots For: 31, Shots Against: 20
Game-Winning Goal:  Brandon Prust
Notes:  6 Rangers scored goals, 10 scored points.  Matt Hendricks fought Michael Sauer and Sean AveryAlex Ovechkin fought Brandon Dubinsky.

See the head-to-head match-up!

NHL.com
Rangers Goalie Henrik Lundqvist

January 24 in Washington:  1-2 Shootout Loss
Goalies:  Braden Holtby vs. Martin Biron
Caps PP:  0/2, Caps PK:  2/2
Shots For: 23, Shots Against: 29
Game-Deciding Shootout Goal:  Artem Anisimov
Notes:  Matt Hendricks scored in regulation and the shootout, but the Rangers took the shootout 3-2. 

February 25 in Washington:  0-6 Loss
Goalies:  Michal Neuvirth vs. Henrik Lunqdvist
Caps PP:  0/5, Caps PK:  2/4
Shots For: 35, Shots Against: 28
Game-Winning Goal:  Steve Eminger
Notes: Erik Christensen scored 2 goals and 4 points and 9 other Rangers had points.  Michael Sauer fought Jason Chimera.

The Teams – New York
Powerplay:  4/13, 30.8%
Penalty Kill:  14/15, 93.3%, 1 Shorthanded Goal For
Goals Per Game:  4.25
Goals Against Per Game:  1.5
Even Strength Goals For:  12 (3.0 per game)
Even Strength Goals Against:  5  (1.25 per game)
Shots For:  105
Shots Against:  113

The Teams – Washington
Powerplay:  1/15, 6.7%, 1 Shorthanded Goal Against
Penalty Kill:  9/13, 69.2%
Goals Per Game:  1.5
Goals Against Per Game:  4.25
Even Strength Goals For:  5  (1.25 per game)
Even Strength Goals Against:  12 (3.0 per game)
Shots For:  113
Shots Against:  105

The Goalies – New York
Henrik Lunqdvist, 3 Starts, 2 Shutouts, 178:42 Minutes
2-1-0 Record, 4 Goals Against, 1.34 GAA, 89 Shots Against, .955 Sv%

Martin Biron, 1 start, 65 Minutes
1-0-0 Record, 1 Goal Against, 0.92 GAA, 23 Shots Against, .957 Sv%

The Goalies – Washington
Michal Neuvirth, 2 Starts, 120 Minutes
1-1-0 Record, 9 Goals Against, 4.50 GAA, 56 Shots Against, .839 Sv%

Semyon Varlamov, 1 Start, 60 Minutes
0-1-0 Record, 7 Goals Against, 7.00 GAA, 20 Shots Against, .650 Sv%

Braden Holtby, 1 Start, 65 Minutes
0-0-1 Record, 1 Goal Against, 0.92 GAA, 29 Shots Against, .966 Sv%

The Leading Scorers - New York
Brian Boyle:         4 GP, 3-4-7, +5  (1 Powerplay Goal, 1 Shorthanded Assist)
Erik Christensen:  3 GP, 2-2-4, +3  (1 Powerplay Goal)
Ryan Callahan:     3 GP, 2-1-3, +3  (1 Powerplay Assist)
Brandon Prust:     4 GP, 1-2-3, +2  (1 Shorthanded Assist)
Dan Girardi:         3 GP, 0-3-3, +3
Marian Gaborik:    2 GP, 2-0-2, +1  (1 Powerplay Goal)
6 Other Players with 2 points
8 Players with 1 point

The Leading Scorers – Washington
Matt Hendricks:   4 GP, 2-1-3, +1
Brooks Laich:      4 GP, 2-1-3, -1   (1 Powerplay Goal)
Mike Green:        3 GP, 0-2-2, Even
Alex Ovechkin:    4 GP, 0-2-2, -1   (1 Powerplay Assist)
8 Players with 1 point

Quantcast