Update, 8:41 p.m.:
Ryan Callahan breaks hand blocking shot in first period.
…can you say devastating.
Update, 7:06 p.m.:
Brent Johnson is in goal for the Penguins.
The New York Rangers (18-13-1) visit the Pittsburgh Penguins (21-9-2) at CONSOL Energy Center tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG2; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM205
Henrik Lundqvist – 13-11-1, 2.46 gaa, .919 sv%, 5 so.
Marc-Andre Fleury – 14-7-1, 2.35 gaa, .914 sv%, 1 so
– The Penguins 12-game win streak was stopped with a 3-2 loss to the Flyers last night.
– The Penguins have 20 points in their last 11 meetings with the Rangers.
– Sidney Crosby has a point (20g and 18a) in 19 consecutive games and has 10g and 11a in the last 11 games against the Rangers.
– Pittsburgh is 8-3 in back-to-back games.
– Evgeni Malkin scored twice last night, each goal on the power play, in his return to the Penguins after a four-game absence because of a sore left knee.
– C Jordan Staal (right hand) is out indefinitely, while LW Chris Kunitz (undisclosed) is day-to-day.
2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 15 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (OT) at Pittsburgh
Nov. 29 Rangers 1, Penguins 3 at MSG
Dec. 15 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
Feb. 1 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
Feb. 13 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
March 20 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
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