Update, 6:54 p.m.:
#NYR starters: Lundqvist, Staal, Del Zotto, Gaborik, Richards, Nashscratches: Girardi, Callahan, Eminger
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) February 5, 2013
Apparently Girardi is banged up.
The New York Rangers (4-4-0) visit the New Jersey Devils (4-1-3) at the Prudential Center starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio (FM 98.7), XM 215
Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
Henrik Lundqvist – 3-4-0, 2.79 gaa, .904 sv%, 0 so.
Martin Brodeur – 3-1-2, 2.75 gaa, .899 sv%, 1 so
- David Clarkson leads the Devils in goals (5) and points (9).
- Ilya Kovalchuk has just two goals in eight games this season.
- Bryce Salvador has 25 blocks this year.
- Eastern Conference Finals hero Adam Henrique has 1g, 1a in the three games since returning from a left hand injury that forced him to miss the first five games of the season.
- Son of former Ranger Stephane Matteau and rookie Stefan Matteau has been a healthy scratch the last three games after being pointless in the first five games of the season. The Devils are deciding whether to send him back to his junior team or keep him on the NHL roster for the remainder of the season.
- The Devils lead the league with two shorthanded goals.
2013 Season Series:
Feb 5 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
March 19 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
April 21 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
April 27 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
In Lou We Trust