Pregame Notes: Rangers vs. Washington
2011-12 Season Game No. 54 at Madison Square Garden
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Rangers vs. Capitals Pregame Notes
* The Rangers have won four of their last five meetings with the Capitals, having outscored Washington, 22-8, over the span.
* New York ranks eighth with a 17-6-2 (36 pts) record at home; Washington ranks 26th with a 9-14-3 (21 pts) mark on the road.
* The Rangers are 11-2-1 vs. the Southeast Division; the Capitals are 5-5-3 vs. the Atlantic Division.
* The Rangers list one former Capital on their 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: 46-36-9-2
At Washington: 38-48-9-3
2011-12 Rangers vs. Washington
Nov. 23 Rangers 6, Capitals 3 at Washington
Dec. 28 Rangers 1, Capitals 4 at Washington
Feb. 12 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG
April 7 Rangers vs. Capitals at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Feb. 12 Rangers vs. Washington, 12:30 p.m.
Feb. 14 Rangers at Boston, 7 p.m.
Feb. 16 Rangers vs. Chicago, 7 p.m.
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Columbus, 8 p.m.
Feb. 21 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
* Michael Sauer has missed 29 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5.
* Ruslan Fedotenko has missed one game due to an injury suffered on Feb. 9.
* The Rangers have lost 166 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.