The New York Rangers (20-8-4) host the Philadelphia Flyers (21-8-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213
Henrik Lunqvist – 13-7-4, 2.03 gaa, .930 sv%, 2 so.
Ilya Bryzgalov – 14-6-3, 2.87 gaa, .900 sv%, 1 so
– The Flyers are 8-1-1 since their 2-0 loss to the Rangers at MSG on Nov. 26.
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– Claude Giroux leads the NHL with 43 points, and his 17 goals are the most on the Flyers.
– Jaromir Jagr will be making his first appearance at Madison Square Garden since leaving the Rangers for Russia’s KHL following the 2007-08 season. He has 11g, 18a this season.
– Jakub Voracek has only five points in 10 games in December.
– Sean Couturier is day-to-day with a head injury.
– Chris Pronger will miss the rest of the regular season and the playoff with “severe post-concussion syndrome.”
– Danny Brierie is day-to-day with a bruised hand and will miss tonight’s game.
2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 26 Rangers 2, Flyers 0 at MSG
Dec. 23 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Jan. 2 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia (NHL Winter Classic)
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Flyers at MSG
Feb. 11 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia