Playoffs begin tonight at MSG

Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals between the New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators begins Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.

For all the key match-ups, storylines and more, check out our First-Round Preview: Rangers - Senators here.

Stay tuned for all the news and updates following the morning skate ...

* Also, a reminder: playoff live chat today at 4 p.m. Swing on by with questions here.