September 21, 2019

Washington Capitals Schedule for Round Two

The Washington Capitals will face the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Semifinal (second round) of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Games 1 and 2 in NYC: Sat 3, Mon 7:30.
Games 3 and 4 in DC: Wed 7, Sat 12:30.
Game 5 in NYC: May 7 at 7:30.
Game 6 in DC: May 9 at 7.
Game 7 in NYC: May 12 at 8.

Rangers v. Caps 4/23/2011 - Round 1, Game 5

Press Release from team:

Capitals Announce 2012 Eastern Conference Semifinal Schedule and Broadcast Information

ARLINGTON, VA. – The National Hockey League announced today the 2012 Stanley Cup conference semifinal round schedule and broadcast information between the Washington Capitals and the New York Rangers, which begins Saturday, April 28. For the first time NBC Sports Group will have exclusive coverage of the conference semifinals in the U.S. CBC, TSN and RDS televise exclusive coverage throughout Canada.

Comcast SportsNet will produce Capitals Postgame Live following every Caps playoff game through all rounds, regardless of the network carrying the game.

The following is the complete Capitals playoff schedule for round two of the Eastern Conference semifinal series versus the New York Rangers:


SERIES I TIME (ET) #1 New York vs. #7 Washington Network
Saturday, April 28, 2012 3 p.m. Washington at New York NBC, CBC
Monday, April 30, 2012 7:30 p.m. Washington at New York NBCS, CBC
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 7:30 p.m. New York at Washington NBCS, TBD
Saturday, May 5, 2012 12:30 p.m. New York at Washington NBC, CBC
*Monday, May 7, 2012 7:30 p.m. Washington at New York NBCS, CBC
*Wednesday, May 9, 2012 TBD New York at Washington TBD, CBC
*Saturday, May 12, 2012 TBD Washington at New York TBD, CBC

* If necessary
– Please note the Capitals practice schedule may change upon notice

Washington and New York split the 2011-12 regular season series two games apiece with each team winning once on the road and once at home. The Capitals earned two 4-1 victories over the Rangers including a win on the final day of the regular season.

The Capitals and Rangers met during the 2011 Eastern Conference quarterfinals with the Capitals defeating the Rangers 4-1. Washington also eliminated the Rangers in seven games during the 2009 quarterfinals. Washington has won four of the six playoff series between the team teams and owns a 19-15 overall record against the Rangers in postseason play.

The Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals last Wednesday night behind Joel Ward’s overtime goal at 2:57 of the first overtime. All seven games of the first-round series were decided by one goal margins, the first time in NHL history that every game of a seven-game series was decided by one goal.

About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.


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