The New York Rangers (8-3-3) host the Carolina Hurricanes (5-7-3) 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 212
Henrik Lundqvist – 5-3-3, 2.24 gaa, .929 sv%, 1 so.
Cam Ward – 5-5-2, 2.87 gaa, .912 sv%, 1 so
– Carolina has lost four straight on the road and seven of nine overall.
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– Eric Staal is pointless in the last six games and without a goal in nine straight.
– Cam Ward has a 5.02 GAA during his personal three-game skid, but is 4-0-2 with a 1.77 GAA in his last six starts versus New York.
– Jussi Jokinen (3g, 6a) could return to the line-up after being out for a week with a lower-body injury.
– Jeff Skinner leads the Hurricanes in goals (6), assists (8) and points (14).
2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 11 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at MSG
Dec. 1 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at Carolina
March 1 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at Carolina
March 13 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at MSG