The Rangers and Capitals will face each other in the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs for the fifth time since 2009, and the ninth time overall.

Each team has won four series heading into the 2015 Eastern Conference semifinals:

2013: Conference Quarterfinals, Rangers win, 4-3

2012: Conference Semifinals, Rangers win, 4-3

2011: Conference Quarterfinals, Capitals win 4-1

2009: Conference Quarterfinals, Capitals win 4-3

1994: Conference Seminfinals, Rangers win 4-1

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1991: Division Semifinals, Capitals win, 4-2

1990: Division Finals, Capitals win 4-1

1986: Division Finals, Rangers win 4-2

2014-15 regular season

Dec. 23: Rangers 4, Capitals 2

March 11: Rangers 3, Capitals 1

March 29: Caps 5, Rangers 2

April 11: Rangers 4, Capitals 2

Goals

Rangers (13): Nash 3, MSL 2, Hagelin 1, Miller 1, Hayes 2, Brassard 2, Moore 1, Fast 1.

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Capitals (10): Ovechkin 5, Chimera 2, Kuznetsov 1, Johansson 1, Galiev 1.

Shots

Rangers: 117

Capitals: 116