NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 09: Michal Rozsival #33 of the New York Rangers skates with the puck in front of John Erskine #4 of the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on November 9 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
The Capitals and Rangers are familiar foes, and they'll face each other in the Stanley Cup Playoffs yet again in 2012.
The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals are familiar playoff foes, and they'll meet again in the 2012 Eastern Conference Semifinals. The top-seeded Rangers needed seven games to defeat the No. 8 seeded Ottawa Senators in their first round series, while the No. 7-seeded Caps upset the No. 2-seeded Boston Bruins in seven games during the first round.
Here's the full series schedule. The teams kick things off on Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
|Gm||Date||Time (ET)||(7) Capitals vs. (1) Rangers||TV|
|1||Sat, April 28||3:00 p.m.||Washington at NY Rangers||NBC, CBC|
|2||Mon, April 30||7:30 p.m.||Washington at NY Rangers||NBCSN, CBC|
|3||Wed, May 2||7:30 p.m.||NY Rangers at Washington||NBCSN, CBC|
|4||Sat, May 5||12:30 p.m.||NY Rangers at Washington||NBC, CBC|
|5*||Mon, May 7||7:30 p.m.||Washington at NY Rangers||NBCSN, CBC|
|6*||Wed, May 9||TBD||NY Rangers at Washington||TBD, CBC|
|7*||Sat, May 12||TBD||Washington at NY Rangers||TBD, CBC|