Update, 7:35 p.m.:
Steve Zipay at Blue Notes reports that Marian Gaborik will miss tonight’s game due to the flu. New lines below.
The New York Rangers (13-10-1) visit the Nashville Predators (9-8-4) at Bridgestone Arena tonight starting at 8:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM209
Henrik Lundqvist – 8-8-1, 2.72 gaa, .917 sv%, 3 so.
Pekka Rinne – 6-7-3, 2.61 gaa, .911 sv %, 2 so
- Nashville is 1-1-4 at home since Oct. 16.
- The Predators have just three goals in losing their last three games.
- Steve Sullivan has a team-leading six golas, but just two in the last 18 games.
- The Predators have lost nine of 13 after starting the season 5-0-3.
- Pekka Rinne, in his third year, has never faced the Rangers.
- Ds Francis Bouillon, Shea Weber and Shane O’Brien are all in the top 12 for hits by defensemen in the NHL.
- C David Legwand (lower body) has missed the last four games.
2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 27 Rangers vs. Predators at Nashville
Preds on the Glass
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