After twelve days on the road, the Washington Capitals return home to Capital One Arena to host the New York Rangers. The Caps are coming off of a 5-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres Saturday as they return for another matinee game Sunday at home.
The Caps haven't met the Rangers since October, where they won in overtime 4-3.
With the second to worst on-the-road record in the NHL with 16 losses, the Rangers aren't the favorite to win Sunday's matinee.
Here is everything you need to know about Sunday afternoon's matchup, which will begin at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington.
CAPITALS vs. RANGERS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals vs. New York Rangers, Game 63 of the 2018-19 NHL Regular Season
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
When: Sunday, Feb. 24, 12:30 p.m. ET
TV Channel: The Capitals vs. Rangers game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder Link)
Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals vs. Rangers on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the My Teams App.
Radio: Caps 24/7 Radio, 106.7 The Fan FM
CAPITALS vs. RANGERS TV SCHEDULE
11:30 AM: Caps Faceoff Live
12:00 PM: Caps Pregame Live
12:30 PM: Capitals vs. Rangers
CAPITALS vs. RANGERS INJURY REPORT
Rangers: Brett Howden (knee, out)
CAPITALS vs. RANGERS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Evgeny Kuznetsov, F, Capitals (15 goals, 39 assists, 54 points): Kuznetsov struggled on the Caps' recent road trip, recording just two points over the six-game stretch. Can he get hot back at home?
Alex Ovechkin, F, Capitals (44 goals, 27 assists, 71 points): Ovi has proved time and time agan this season that he's still got it, the Great 8 continuing to top the NHL scoring charts. He's terrorized the Rangers in their previous two meetings this year, scoring three goals.
Mika Zibanejad, C, Rangers (26 goals, 32 assists, 58 points): It's been a tough season overall for the Rangers, but Zibanejad has enjoyed a breakout year, setting career highs in points and assists. Will the Caps be able to keep the 25-year old Swede quiet?
CAPITALS vs. RANGERS SERIES HISTORY
Number of all-time Meetings: 220
All-Time Series Record: Rangers lead 97-18-96
Last Meeting: Caps win 4-3 in overtime, Oct. 16, 2018
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