Rangers vs. Senators (Game 1)

The New York Rangers host the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden for Game 1 of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinals match-up starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 92

Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Bickel

Henrik Lundqvist – 39-18-5, 1.97 gaa, .930 sv%, 8 so.

Craig Anderson – 33-22-6, 2.83 gaa, .910 sv%, 3 so

Opponent Notes:
– Ottawa lost three straight to end the regular season.

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– Craig Anderson is 6-0 with a 1.13 goals-against average and two shutouts in his career at Madison Square Garden.

– Chris Neil (upper body) was injured when he crashed hard into the boards at Friday’s practice. He missed the regular season finale, but is expected to be ready for tonight.

– Jason Spezza had 5g, 4a in the last seven games of the regular season.

– Erik Karlsson had a 11-game goalless streak to end the season.

– Milan Michalek was pointless in the final three games of the season.

– Daniel Alfredsson ended the season with 5g, 4a in the final six games.

– Former Ranger Matt Gilroy had 1g, 2a in 14 games after he was traded to the Senators from Tampa.

2011-12 Season Series:
Oct. 29 Rangers 4, Senators 5 (SO) at MSG
Nov. 9 Rangers 3, Senators 2 at Ottawa
Jan. 12 Rangers 0, Senators 3 at MSG
March 8 Rangers 1, Senators 4 at Ottawa

Opponent Blog:
The 6th Sens

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