Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Washington
2010-11 Season Game No. 32 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Washington Pre-Game Notes
* The Blueshirts are tied for 25th in the NHL at home with a record of 6-8-1 (13 pts) in 15 games; the Capitals have posted a record of 6-6-1 (13 pts) on the road and are tied for 19th in the league.
* The Rangers have posted a record of 1-4-0 vs. Southeast Division opponents; the Capitals are 4-1-1 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* Henrik Lundqvist has posted a record of 9-6-2 with a 3.06 goals against average and one shutout in 17 career games against the Capitals; Martin Biron is 10-8-1-2 with a 2.58 goals against average and one shutout in 21 career appearances vs. Washington.
* Alex Frolov has registered 10 points (four goals, six assists) in nine career regular season contests vs. Washington; Sean Avery has recorded nine points (five goals, four assists) in 11 career games vs. the Capitals.
* New York lists one former Capital on its roster: Steve Eminger (2002-03 to 2007-08)
* Washington lists two former Rangers on its roster: Mike Knuble (1998-99 to 1999-00); Tom Poti (2001-02 to 2005-06).
All Time -- Rangers vs. Capitals
At MSG: 45-36-9-2
At Washington: 35-47-9-3
2010-11 Rangers vs. Washington
Nov. 9 Rangers 3, Capitals 5 at MSG
Dec. 12 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG
Jan. 24 Rangers vs. Capitals at Washington
Feb. 25 Rangers vs. Capitals at Washington
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 12 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
Dec. 15 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Dec. 16 Rangers vs. Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Dec. 18 Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Dec. 23 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
* Vinny Prospal has missed 31 games with a knee injury.
* Chris Drury has missed 28 games with a broken finger.
* Derek Boogaard has missed one game with a shoulder injury.
* Steve Eminger has missed one game with back spasms.
* The Rangers have lost 93 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.