Rangers @ Lightning (Game 63)

The New York Rangers (41-15-6) visit the Tampas Bay Lightning (29-28-6) at the Tampa Bay Times Forum starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 213

Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://www.firstrowsports.eu/watch/110865/1/watch-tampa-bay-lightning-vs-new-york-rangers.html

Probable Lines:
Anisimov-Stepan-Gaborik
Hagelin-Richards-Fedotenko
Dubinsky-Boyle-Prust
Rupp-Mitchell-Scott

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Stralman
Woywitka-Bickel

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist – 30-12-4, 1.75 gaa, .940 sv%, 8 so.

Mathieu Garon – 21-16-4, 2.85 gaa, .900 sv%, 1 so

Opponent Notes:
- The Lightning have won two straight overall, but have lost their last three vs. the Rangers.

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- Tampa is 19-9-2 at home this season, winning four in a row at the Times Forum.

- Steven Stamkos, who leads the NHL with 44 goals, has seven goals and seven assists over the past seven games.

- Tampa Bay traded former Ranger Matt Gilroy, top forward prospect Carter Ashton and a conditional seventh-round draft pick at the trade deadline and acquired 22-year-old defenseman Keith Aulie from Toronto, 24-year-old defenseman Brian Lee from Ottawa and veteran blue liner Mike Commodore from Detroit.

- Teddy Purcell has four goals and 10 assists during a seven game point streak.

- Martin St. Louis has 6g, 3a in the last seven games.

- Vinny Lecavalier (hand) suffered a non-displaced fracture in his right hand on Feb. 18 and is out indefinitely.

- Victor Hedman (upper body) did not play the third period against Pittsburgh on Feb. 25 and is considered day-to-day.

2011-12 Season Series:
Dec. 3 Rangers 4, Lightning 2 at Tampa
Dec. 8 Rangers 2, Lightning 3 (SO) at MSG
Feb. 9 Rangers 4, Lightning 3 (OT) at MSG
March 2 Rangers vs. Lightning at Tampa

Opponent Blog:
Lightning Hockey Blog

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