The New York Rangers (16-17-1) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (24-10-1) at Madison Square Garden starting at 8:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 10-14-1, 2.71 gaa, .909 sv%, 2 so
Marc-Andre Fleury – 19-8-1, 1.98 gaa, .925 sv%, 3 so
- The Penguins have won four straight and nine of 10.
- Pittsburgh's top four defensemen Kris Letang, Brooks Orpik, Paul Martin and Rob Scuderi are out with injuries, while Deryk Engelland will miss the game due to a suspension.
- Also out with injuries are forwards Evgeni Malkin, Beau Bennett, Tanner Glass and Andrew Ebbett, as is the suspended James Neal.
- Sidney Crosby has six goals and five assists during an 11-game point streak. Crosby has gone 11 straight games without scoring a goal against the Rangers.
- Rookie defenseman Philip Samuelsson – son of Rangers assistant Ulf – will play his second NHL game.
- Chris Kunitz has 17 points (9g, 8a) in his last 16 games.
- Apparently, without a number of their skill players, the Penguins have been winning by playing tough, hard working hockey which includes hits like this from Robert Bortuzzo…
2013-14 Season Series:
Nov. 6 Rangers 5, Penguins 1 at MSG
Dec. 18 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
Jan. 3 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
Feb. 7 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
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