The Capitals finish with the seventh seed and are expected to open the first round of the playoffs in Boston on Thursday.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter was vague when asked about the severity of Michal Neuvirth's injury.
The Capitals have a shot at their fifth straight division title. The Rangers are seeking their first Presidents' Trophy since 1994.
Mike Knuble says that if tonight's game in New York is his final regular season game he's 'prepared to roll' with it.
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