Opponent: New York Rangers
Site: Madison Square Garden, 7:35
Radio: WCAO (600 AM), WMAL (630 AM)
TV: Channel 20
Outlook: The Capitals are undefeated (7-0-0) against divisional rivals, including 2 victories over the Rangers. Washington will complete a stretch of four games -- three on the road -- in six days with this game. The Capitals will be without D Shawn Chambers (knee). D Ken Sabourin has returned from a reconditioning assignment with the AHL Baltimore Skipjacks. The Rangers' injuries include C Sergei Nemchinov (knee), D Mark Hardy (back), RW Tim Kerr (shoulder) and D Normand Rocheford (knee). New York hopes to have Hardy back for this game. The Rangers have recalled D Jeff Bloemberg and C Corey Millen from the Binghamton Rangers. C Mark Janssens has not returned from Binghamton, and G Greg Millen has been recalled from San Diego of the IHL.