Washington Capitals (32-14-5, second in the East Division) vs. New York Rangers (26-20-6, fifth in the East Division)
New York; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rangers -114, Capitals -107
BOTTOM LINE: East Division foes New York and Washington will play.
The Rangers are 26-20-6 against division opponents. New York is 10th in the league averaging 3.2 goals per game, led by Pavel Buchnevich with 20.
The Capitals are 32-14-5 in division play. Washington is third in the NHL averaging 3.4 goals per game, led by Alex Ovechkin with 24.
New York took down Washington 5-2 in the last meeting between these teams on March 30.
TOP PERFORMERS: Buchnevich leads the Rangers with 20 goals, adding 24 assists and
Brenden Dillon leads the Capitals with a plus-13 in 51 games this season. T.J. Oshie has six goals over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.8 assists, 3.1 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.
Capitals: 6-3-1, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
INJURIES: Rangers: Ryan Lindgren: day to day (upper body), Jack Johnson: out (sports hernia), Chris Kreider: day to day (lower body), Brett Howden: out (foot), Jacob Trouba: day to day (upper body).
Capitals: Alex Ovechkin: day to day (lower body), Michal Kempny: out (lower body), John Carlson: day to day (lower-body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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