Rangers @ Canadiens (Game 5)

The New York Rangers visit the Montreal Canadiens for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals at the Bell Centre starting at 8:00 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 3-1. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers official game notes

TV: NBCSN Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM)

Live Stream (Don’t click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/

Probable Line-up:
Kreider-Stepan-Nash
Pouliot-Brassard-Zuccarello
Hagelin-Richards-St. Louis
Boyle-D. Moore-Dorsett

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Stralman
J. Moore-Klein

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist – 11-7, 1.98 gaa, .931 sv%, 0 so

Dustin Tokarski – 1-2, 2.63 gaa, .917 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- In four games, Montreal has seven goals on 107 shots.

– P.K. Subban tallied his first goal and point of the series in Game 4.

– Brendan Gallagher has just one goal in the last 11 games.

– Lars Eller is pointless in the last three games.

– Thomas Vanek has just one point, an assist, in the series.

– Tomas Plekanec has just one goal in his last 12 games.

– Max Pacioretty was pointless with a -2 in Game 4.

– Brandon Prust will serve the final game of his suspension tonight.

– Brian Gionta hasn’t scored since Game 1 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning (14 games).

– The Canadiens are 1-for-17 on the power play in the series and have allowed four goals in 15 power play opportunities against.

– 20 years ago tonight, this happened…

Series Schedule:
Game 1, Saturday, May 17, 1:00 p.m. – Rangers 7, Montreal 2
Game 2, Monday, May 19,  8:00 p.m. – Rangers 3, Montreal 1
Game 3, Thursday, May 22, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 2, Montreal 3, OT
Game 4, Sunday, May 25, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers 3, Montreal 2, OT
Game 5, Tuesday, May 27, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers @ Montreal
Game 6, Thursday, May 29, 8:00 p.m. –  Rangers vs. Montreal *
Game 7, Saturday, May 31, 8:00 p.m. – Rangers @ Montreal *

* = if necessary

Opponent Blog:
Eyes on the Prize

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