The New York Rangers and Washington Capitals will meet in a series clinching seventh game of their Eastern conference playoff series in a pro hockey game on Monday night.
Face off time from Washington is set for 8PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by NBC Sports Network.
The odds will be released on Monday morning.
The New York Rangers have forced the deciding seventh game of this Eastern conference first round playoff series after their 1-0 home victory in game six on Sunday against the Washington Capitals as a -131 betting odds favorite. The total landed under 5 goals.
The lone goal of game six came in the second period as Derick Brassard struck at even strength for the game winner at 9:39. The Rangers had two more shots on goal and won nine more face-offs. New York had five power play opportunities and scored no goals. Washington did not have a single power play chance in their road game in game six.
These two clubs met in last year’s playoffs with New York winning in seven games with the final score 2-1 at Madison Square Garden. This year the Capitals will own the home ice advantage for the deciding game. In the six games of this series each team won on home ice. The past five games have been decided by one goal. The past two games played at Washington in this Eastern conference series was won by the Capitals in overtime.