Rangers vs. Canadiens (Game 6)

The New York Rangers host the Montreal Canadiens for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden starting at 8:00 p.m. The Rangers lead the series 3-2. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers 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
Diaz-Klein

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist – 11-8, 2.15 gaa, .926 sv%, 0 so

Dustin Tokarski – 2-2, 2.97 gaa, .902 sv%, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- After scoring just seven goals on 107 shots in the first four games of the series, Montreal had seven goals on 28 shots in Game 5.

- P.K. Subban has a two game point scoring streak (1g, 1a) after going pointless in five.

- Brendan Gallagher has just one goal in the last 12 games.

- Lars Eller broke a three game pointless streak with two assists in Game 5.

- Thomas Vanek is goalless in six straight.

- Tomas Plekanec scored his first goal in nine games in Game 5.

- Max Pacioretty has eight points (4g, 4a) in the last eight games.

- Brandon Prust will return to the Canadiens lineup after being suspended the last two games.

- Alexei Emelin, who sat out Game 5 with an undisclosed injury, is a game time decision.

- Brian Gionta hasn’t scored since Game 1 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning (15 games).

- The Canadiens are 2-for-21 on the power play in the series and have allowed five goals in 22 power play opportunities against.

- To get you fired up for tonight’s virtual must win comes this freestyle Rangers rap from ZEPS (3 minute mark)…

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 4, Montreal 7
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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