The New York Rangers (43-30-4) visit the Colorado Avalanche (48-21-6) at the Pepsi Center starting at 9:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 31-23-4, 2.41 gaa, .919 sv%, 5 so
Semyon Varlamov – 38-14-5, 2.48 gaa, .926 sv%, 1 so
– The Avalanche have won four straight.
– Matt Duchene, Colorado’s top point getter (70), is out four weeks with a knee injury.
– Gabriel Landeskog has five goals and two assists in the last four games.
– Semyon Varlamov’s career goals-against average versus the Rangers is 3.75 – his worst against any opponent.
– Ryan O’Reilly has just one point (an assist) in the last five games.
– Rookie Nathan MacKinnon has seven points (1g, 6a) in the last eight games.
– Paul Stastny has five points (1g, 4a) in the last four games.
– On Monday, former Ranger P.A. Parenteau skated for the first time since suffering a knee injury last month.
– With the Duchene injury, another former Ranger John Mitchell has been elevated to the second line. Mitchell has seven points (4g, 3a) in his last seven games.
– When the Avalanche were still the Nordiques, the eighth seeded and defending Stanley Cup Champion Rangers shocked them in the first round of the 1995 playoffs…
2013-14 Season Series:
Feb. 4 Rangers 5, Avalanche 1 at MSG
Apr. 3 Rangers vs. Avalanche at Colorado
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