After splitting the first two of a four-game series, the Nationals and Mets pick back up on Saturday night with Gio Gonzalez (1-2, 5.01) and Jon Niese (2.74) on the mound.
The Capitals and Rangers know each other well from past playoff showdowns and the Caps believe they match up well this time around.
John Wall, Paul Pierce, Marcin Gortat and Rasual Butler had front row seats for Monday night's Capitals vs. Islanders Game 7. Pierce even beat on the glass at an Isles player.
Regardless of record or table position, the rivalry between DC United and the New York Red Bulls is an appetizing entrée by itself.
With less than three weeks to go until Opening Day at Nationals Park on April 6, the Nats have announced who will throw out the first pitch as part of their pregame ceremonies.