A familiar foe, Rangers get the Capitals in Round 2 (Season Series Recap)

Rangers will need to keep Ovechkin in check (Getty)

Rangers will need to keep Ovechkin in check (Getty)

It simply wouldn’t be the playoffs for the Rangers if they didn’t face the Washington Capitals it seems.

Full schedules should be released today but for now here’s all the recaps from the season series that the Rangers won 3-1. Click game links for analysis and highlights.

12/23/14 RANGERS 4 – CAPITALS 2 

Rick Nash scores the hat-trick as Lundqvist turns away the Caps.

Rick  Nash

Nash nets hatty (Getty)

3/11/15 RANGERS 3 – CAPITALS 1 

Rangers top Capitals thanks to brilliant play of Cam Talbot. Unfortunately, Kevin Klein breaks his arm when he takes an Alex Ovechkin shot off it!

MSL scores on Holtby (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

MSL scores on Holtby (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

3/29/15 CAPITALS 5 – RANGERS 2

Capitals finally get the better of the Rangers and win this one with relative ease thanks to Alex Ovechkin!

Talbot gives up goal to Ovechkin (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Talbot gives up goal to Ovechkin (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

4/11/15 RANGERS 4 – CAPITALS 2

Rangers close out the season series with some 4th line offense and Henrik Lundqvist rounding into playoff form. The win gives the Rangers 53 on the year along with 113 points, all franchise highs.

Brassard celebrates (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Brassard celebrates (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)