The New York Rangers (10-7-1) host the Boston Bruins (9-5-1) on Heritage Night tonight at MSG starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM204
Henrik Lundqvist – 7-5-1, 2.61 gaa, .921 sv%, 2 so.
Tim Thomas – 9-1-0, 1.32 gaa, .960 sv %, 4 so
- Boston is 7-0 this season when recording the first goal.
- D Johnny Boychuk, who has missed nine games after Dubinsky broke his wrist, could return tonight.
- LW Milan Lucic has points in 12 of the Bruin’s 15 games.
- C Blake Wheeler has two goals in four games since being moved to center.
- C Patrice Bergeron hasn’t scored in the last six games but has five assists in those games and had 10 in the last 11 games.
2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 23 Rangers 3, Bruins 2 at Boston
Nov. 17 Rangers vs. Bruins at MSG
March 26 Rangers vs. Bruins at Boston
April 4 Rangers vs. Bruins at MSG
…don’t forget about the open thread in the comments section.