WASHINGTON -- The Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals renew a divisional rivalry Wednesday night when the New York Rangers visit Capital One Arena for the first of four meetings this season.
New York will be playing for the second straight night after Tuesday's 3-2 shootout victory over the Colorado Avalanche.
Mats Zuccarello and Kevin Shattenkirk converted in the shootout and each had two assists for the Rangers (2-4-0). Chris Kreider and Kevin Hayes scored in regulation and Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves. New York capped a 2-1 homestand in which all three games were decided by one goal.
Coach David Quinn wanted the Rangers to shoot more and Tuesday they put 43 shots on goal. >> Read more
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