2012 NHL Playoffs, Rangers Vs. Capitals Game 1: Game Time, TV Coverage And More

April 16, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) follows the puck against the Boston Bruins during the first period of game three of the 2012 Eastern Conference quarterfinals at Verizon Center. The Bruins won 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

For the third time in the past four season, the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers will meet in the postseason. This year's clash begins Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. ET on the Madison Square Garden ice.

For the third time in the past four season, the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers will meet in the postseason. This year's clash begins Saturday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. ET on the Madison Square Garden ice.

Washington, the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference, defeated the defending Stanley Cup Champion Boston Bruins in the first round to advance, while the Rangers survived a seven game series with the eight-seeded Ottawa Senators.

Here is what you need to know for today's game:

Game day and Time: Saturday, April 28, 3:00 p.m. ET

Location: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

TV Coverage: NBC

Here is the complete series schedule:

  • Game 1: Saturday, April 28, 3:00 p.m. Capitals at Rangers, NBC
  • Game 2: Monday, April 30, 7:30 p.m. Capitals at Rangers, NBCSN
  • Game 3: Wednesday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Rangers at Capitals, NBCSN
  • Game 4: Saturday, May 5, 12:30 p.m. Rangers at Capitals, NBC
  • Game 5: *Monday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. Capitals at Rangers, NBCSN
  • Game 6: *Wednesday, May 9, Time TBD. Rangers at Capitals, TBD
  • Game 7: *Saturday, May 12, Time TBD. Capitals at Rangers, TBD

* = If necessary

For more on the Washington Capitals, head on over to Japers Rink. For all the latest on the New York Rangers, make sure to visit Blueshirt Banter. Still not enough hockey? TheSB Nation NHL Hub Page has all the lastest news from all 30 NHL teams.

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