The New York Rangers (38-30-4, 78 pts., 7th in East) visit the Pittsburgh Penguins (41-22-8, 90 pts., 4th in East) at CONSOL Energy Center today starting at 12:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: NBC; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM 205
Henrik Lundqvist – 30-24-4, 2.35 gaa, .920 sv%, 9 so.
Marc-Andre Fleury – 31-17-5, 2.35 gaa, .918 sv%, 2 so.
– The Penguins have won four of their last five games.
– The Penguins are 2-for-40 on the power play over their last 12 games.
– Chris Kunitz has two goals and three assists in four games.
– Former Ranger Alex Kovalev has just 1g, 1a in the 9 games since being traded to the Penguins from Ottawa.
– Sidney Crosby remains out of the lineup indefinitely with a concussion. The team has not released any information regarding a timetable for Crosby returning because, simply, there isn’t one. He has resumed skating.
– C Evgeni Malkin is off crutches and is almost a month removed from surgery to repair the torn ACL and MCL in his right knee.
– D Brooks Orpik is out at least one more week because of a broken finger.
2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 15 Rangers 3, Penguins 2 (OT) at Pittsburgh
Nov. 29 Rangers 1, Penguins 3 at MSG
Dec. 15 Rangers 4, Penguins 1 at Pittsburgh
Feb. 1 Rangers 3 vs. Penguins 4 (SO) at MSG
Feb. 13 Rangers 5 vs. Penguins 3 at MSG
March 20 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
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