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Game 62: Capitals at Rangers date, time, how to watch, game thread

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Just over one week since their last visit to Madison Square Garden, the Caps return on Tuesday looking for a better result against the New York Rangers. Goalie Henrik Lundqvist and the Rangers are one of the hottest teams in the NHL, but they will face a Capitals team with a bolstered defensive core as defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk is expected to play. Washington acquired Shattenkirk on Monday. With Zach Sanford heading to St. Louis as part of the deal, expect to see Jakub Vrana make the lineup tonight in his place. He was recalled from AHL Hershey on Tuesday along with Riley Barber.

What: Washington Capitals at New York Rangers

Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, N.Y.

When: 7:00 p.m. ET. (Capitals GameTime gets things started at 6:30 p.m. ET)

How to Watch: Capitals at Rangers will be broadcast on CSN Plus. (Channel Finder)

Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals vs. Predators game on CSN's live stream

WHEN IS THE CAPITALS-RANGERS GAME?

The Capitals (41-13-7) take on the Rangers (40-20-2) Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 7:00 p.m. ET at Madison Square Garden.

WHAT CHANNEL IS THE CAPITALS-RANGERS GAME ON?

The Capitals-Rangers game will be broadcast on CSN Plus. Capitals GameTime gets things started at 6:30 p.m. ET with Capitals Extra recapping the all the action following the game. (CSN channel Finder)

 

WHERE CAN I STREAM THE CAPITALS-RANGERS GAME?

The Capitals-Rangers game, as well as the pre and postgame shows, is available to stream live here through CSN's live stream page and is available to authenticated CSN Mid-Atlantic subscribers on desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs anywhere in the United States.

WHAT ARE THE LINES FOR THE CAPITALS-RANGERS GAME?

Here are the projected lines:

Forwards
Alex Ovechkin - Nicklas Backstrom - Tom Wilson
Marcus Johansson - Evgeny Kuznetsov - Justin Williams
Brett Connolly - Lars Eller - Jakub Vrana
Daniel Winnik - Jay Beagle - Riley Barber

Defense
Karl Alzner - John Carlson
Dmitry Orlov - Matt Niskanen
Nate Schmidt - Kevin Shattenkirk

Goalies
Braden Holtby starts with Philipp Grubauer as backup

Scratches
T.J. Oshie, Brooks Orpik, Taylor Chorney

CAPITALS-RANGERS OPEN THREAD

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