The New York Rangers (12-5-3) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (14-6-4) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 214
Henrik Lundqvist – 9-4-3, 2.05 gaa, .940 sv%, 2 so.
Marc-Andre Fleury – 13-3-2, 2.07 gaa, .925 sv%, 2 so
– The Penguins have gone 3-0-1 since getting Sidney Crosby back from his concussion.
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– Crosby, who has 2g, 7a in the four games since his return, has 10 goals and 12 assists during an 11-game point streak against the Rangers.
– Evgeni Malkin has eight points (3g, 5a) during a four-game scoring streak, but has just two goals and four assists in his last 14 visits to MSG.
– Marc-Andre Fleury has posted a 3.33 GAA in 17 games at MSG.
– Jordan Staal has scored 12 goals in 22 games this season.
– Former Ranger Pascal Dupois leads the Penguins with a +12.
– James Neal leads the Penguins with 13 goals.
– Kris Letang who is tops on the Pens in assists with 16, will miss tonight’s game with a broken nose.
2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 29 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
Jan. 6 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
Jan. 19 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
Feb. 21 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
March 15 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
April 5 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh