New York and Washington face off in division battle
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York faces Washington in a matchup of Metropolitan Division teams.
Washington went 48-26-8 overall and 33-14-5 in Eastern Conference play during the 2018-19 season. The Capitals scored 3.3 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.0 last season.
New York went 21-22-9 in Eastern Conference games and 14-22-5 on the road during the 2018-19 season. The Rangers scored 2.7 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.3 last season.
The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.
Rangers Injuries: None listed.