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Capitals vs. Rangers Game Thread

The Caps return from the holiday break for a divisional matchup against the New York Rangers.

Greg Fiume


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New York Rangers
@ Washington Capitals

Friday, Dec 27, 2013, 7:00 PM EST
Verizon Center

Friday Caps Clips: Caps vs. Rangers Game Day
  • Previews of tonight's battle with the Rangers from Vogs and NHL.com, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partners over at Blueshirt Banter for the other side of tonight's matchup.
    • Marc Staal may be making his return to the lineup after missing three weeks with a concussion... that or he's just in DC to take in the sights. [Newsday]
    • Meanwhile there's some question as to who will start in net for the Rangers, Henrik Lundqvist or Cam Talbot. Which is perhaps the craziest thing ever in the history of things. [NY Daily News]

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Tonight's probable netminders:


GP MIN W L O GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Philipp Grubauer 7 381 4 1 1 14 2.20 213 199 .934 0
Cam Talbot 12 676 8 2 0 18 1.60 292 274 .938 2

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Look for updates in this story stream throughout the evening, including tonight's lines, new open threads for each period, and more.

And of course... have at it, people.