Rangers vs. Coyotes (Game 34)

The New York Rangers (19-13-1) host the Phoenix Coyotes (14-9-6) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM206

Probable Lines:
Fedotenko-Stepan-Gaborik
Dubinsky-Anisimov-Drury
Frolov-Boyle-Prust
Avery-Christensen-White

Staal-Girardi
Del Zotto-Rozsival
Eminger-Sauer

Goaltenders:
Martin Biron – 5-2-0, 2.38 gaa, .911 sv%, 0 so.

Jason LaBarbera – 2-3-0, 3.08 gaa, .914 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- Phoenix is 1-4-4 against Eastern Conference opponents.

- Jason LaBarbera, a member of the Rangers’ organization from 1998-2005, is 2-0-1 with a 2.23 GAA in four games against his former team.

- The Coyotes have produced a power-play goal in nine of their last 12 games.

- The Coyotes lead the league in faceoffs won.

- Ray Whitney leads Phoenix with 20 points (4g, 16a).

- Former Ranger Laurie Korpikoski is tied for the team lead with 8 goals.

- Another former Ranger and fan favorite Petr Prucha was sent down to Phoenix’s AHL affiliate San Antonio after being waived in November.

2010-11 Season Series:
Dec. 16 Rangers vs. Coyotes at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Five For Howling

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