The New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:30 p.m. The series is tied 1-1. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 5-4, 2.07 gaa, .926 sv%, 0 so
Marc-Andre Fleury – 5-3, 2.49 gaa, .914 sv%, 1 so
- Sidney Crosby hasn’t scored a goal in his past 13 playoff games.
- Evgeni Malkin has seven goals and six assists in his last 10 at MSG.
- Marc Andre Fleury has a 4.54 goals-against average in his last three road starts against the Rangers
- Kris Letang’s Game 2 goal was his 15th career postseason tally, tying Larry Murphy’s franchise record for a defenseman.
- Jussi Jokinen has a point in seven of the Penguins eight playoff games (4g, 3a).
- The Penguins are 1-for-7 on the power play this series and have killed off all eight of the Rangers power plays against.
- Brooks Orpik is expected to miss his fifth straight game tonight.
- Easily my favorite Jaromir Jagr goal as a Ranger. Maybe Rick Nash should take notice…
Game 1, Friday, May 2, 7:00 p.m. – Rangers 3, Penguins 2, OT
Game 2, Sunday, May 4, 7:30 p.m. – Rangers 0, Penguins 3
Game 3, Monday, May 5, 7:30 p.m. – Rangers vs. Penguins
Game 4, Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. – Rangers vs. Penguins
Game 5, Friday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. – Rangers @ Penguins
Game 6, Sunday, May 11, TBA – Rangers vs. Penguins*
Game 7, Tuesday, May 13, TBA – Rangers @ Penguins*
* = if necessary
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