The New York Rangers (15-12-2) host the Florida Panthers (8-16-6) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio (97.8 FM), XM 213
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Henrik Lundqvist – 13-11-1, 2.23 gaa, .922 sv%, 0 so.
Jacob Markstrom – 2-5-1, 2.97 gaa, .903 sv%, 0 so
- The Panthers won for the first time in seven games on Tuesday against the Hurricanes.
- Rookie Jonathan Huberdeau leads the Panthers in goals (12) and is tied in points (19).
- Shawn Matthias has six goals in his last 10 games.
- Tomas Kopecky has five points (2g, 3a) in the last six games.
- Brian Campbell has points in two straight games (2a), but is a -18 this season.
- Stephen Weiss (wrist) and Kris Versteeg (knee) are both out for the year, while captain Ed Jovanovski remains sidelined after re-aggravating a lower-body injury Saturday. Jose Theodore is also on the IR with a lower body injury.
- Rookie Eric Selleck will serve the first game of his two-game suspension for leaving the bench to instigate a fight against the Carolina Hurricanes in his NHL debut on Tuesday. Based on the results, he probably should have stayed on the bench…
- The Panthers are last in the NHL on the penalty kill with just a 73.4% success rate. They have given up 25 power play goals which is the second most in the league.
2013 Season Series:
March 21 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
April 18 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
April 23 Rangers vs. Panthers at Florida
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