Capitals vs. Rangers schedule: DC, NYC meet again in Stanley Cup Playoffs

Len Redkoles

The Capitals and Rangers will face one another in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the third year in a row.

For the fourth time in the last five years and the third year in a row, the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers are set to meet in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The two teams will kick off the 2013 edition of the war on Thursday, May 2 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

The Rangers won a hard-fought Eastern Semifinals battle in seven games a year ago, but the Caps came out on top in the previous two meetings: a seven-game series win in the 2009 Conference Quarterfinals and a 4-1 series win in the first round in 2011.

Here's the full schedule for their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal meeting in 2013:

Game Date Matchup Time (ET) National TV
Game 1 Thu, May 2 Rangers at Capitals 7:30 p.m. NBCSN, TSN
Game 2 Sat, May 4 Rangers at Capitals 12:30 p.m. NBC, TSN
Game 3 Mon, May 6 Capitals at Rangers 7:30 p.m. NBCSN, TSN
Game 4 Wed, May 8 Capitals at Rangers 7:30 p.m. NBCSN, TSN
Game 5* Fri, May 10 Rangers at Capitals 7:30 p.m. TSN
Game 6* Sun, May 12 Capitals at Rangers TBD TSN
Game 7* Mon, May 13 Rangers at Capitals TBD TSN

For 24/7 Rangers coverage throughout the Stanley Cup Playoffs, check in with Blueshirt Banter. For the Capitals perspective, stick with Japers' Rink.

More in the NHL:

Complete Stanley Cup Playoffs coverage

Bet on these hot playoff teams

A day in the life of an off-ice official

The best of our hockey network

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.