The New York Rangers host the Pittsburgh Penguins for Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. The Penguins lead the series 3-2. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 6-6, 2.16 gaa, .921 sv%, 0 so
Marc-Andre Fleury – 7-4, 2.32 gaa, .918 sv%, 2 so
- Jussi Jokinen had an eight game point streak stopped in Game 5.
- Sidney Crosby has just one goal in 11 games this postseason.
- Evgeni Malkin has six points (3g, 3a) in the first five games of this series.
- Paul Martin has been held pointless in this series after tallying eight points, all assists, in the first round against Columbus.
- After scoring five points (3g, 2a) in the first round against Columbus, Brandon Sutter has just one, a goal, in this series.
- The Penguins are 1-for-15 on the power play this series and have killed off two of the Rangers 18 power play opportunities against..
- Brooks Orpik is expected to be out again tonight.
- If the Rangers want to bring this series back to Pittsburgh for a seventh game, they’re going to have to stick together the way they did against the Penguins last April…
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 0, Penguins 2
Game 4, Wednesday, May 7, 7:30 p.m. – Rangers 2, Penguins 4
Game 5, Friday, May 9, 7:00 p.m. – Rangers 5, Penguins 1
Game 6, Sunday, May 11, TBA – Rangers vs. Penguins
Game 7, Tuesday, May 13, TBA – Rangers @ Penguins*
* = if necessary
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