This would set up a first round match up with Columbus for the Rangers.
The Hockey News has Washington finishing fourth in the Metro.
The rest of the division is Philly (5th), Islanders (6th), Devils (7th), Hurricanes (8th)
Their Stanley Cup Final is Chicago over Tampa Bay.
Last year, The Hockey News has the Rangers finishing 2nd in the Metro behind Pittsburgh but ahead of Philly and Columbus.