Rangers vs. Blues (Game 53)

The New York Rangers (27-22-3) host the St. Louis Blues (33-11-5) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG Radio: ESPN Radio (98.7 FM)

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Probable Line-up:


Henrik Lundqvist – 17-17-3, 2.54 gaa, .915 sv%, 3 so

Jaroslav Halak – 20-7-3, 2.32 gaa, .910 sv%, 3 so

Opponent Notes:
– St. Louis hasn't played at MSG since November 2010, but has gone 6-0-1 in their last seven at the World's Most Famous Arena.

– The Blues have been held to two goals or fewer in five of their last six, a 2-4-0 stretch.

– Jaroslav Halak, who splits time with Brian Elliott, is 3-1-0 with a 1.89 goals-against average since Jan. 9.

– Alexander Steen, who is tied with TJ Oshie for the team lead in points (41), has three points (1g, 2a) in the last two games.

– David Backes has just one goal in his last 13 games.

– Alex Pietrangelo has 11 points (2g, 9a) in his last ten games.

– Derek Roy is goalless in his last 18 games.

– Jay Bouwmeester is a -4 in his last four games.

– John Davidson vs. Eddie Giacomin? A referee with a pencil and paper writing down all the infractions? This Rangers/Blues brawl from 1974 has it all…

– Also here's Kevin Klein on being traded to the Rangers after his first practice with the team this morning…

2013-14 Season Series:
Oct. 12 Rangers 3, Blues 5 at St. Louis
Jan. 23 Rangers vs. Blues at MSG

Opponent Blog:
St. Louis Game Time

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