Rangers vs. Red Wings (Game 49)

The New York Rangers (24-21-3) host the Detroit Red Wings (20-16-10) at Madison Square Garden starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview, visit Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG 2 Radio: The Answer (970 AM)

Live Stream (Don't click on ads in stream, may download virus):
http://firstrowus1.eu/watch/233138/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-detroit-red-wings.html

Probable Line-up:
Hagelin-Richards-Callahan
Kreider-Stepan-Nash
Pouliot-Brassard-Zuccarello
Boyle-Moore-Carcillo

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Stralman
Del Zotto-Moore

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist- 15-17-3, 2.66 gaa, .911 sv%, 2 so

Jimmy Howard – 8-10-8, 2.67 gaa, .913 sv%, 2 so

Opponent Notes:
– Detroit has been shut out three times while averaging 2.13 goals during a 5-8-3 span.

– The Red Wings are 0 for their last 21 on the power play.

– Jimmy Howard is expected to return in goal tonight after missing Sunday night's game with a hip injury.

– Tonight, Detroit is expected to again be without Pavel Datsyuk (lower body), Daniel Alfredsson (back spasms), Johan Franzen (concussion), Darren Helm (groin), Stephen Weiss (groin), Joakim Andersson (lower-body) and Jonathan Ericsson (ribs). Tomas Tatar will also miss tonight's game due to the death of his father.

– Henrik Zetterberg is pointless in his last three games with a minus-4 rating. However, he has two goals and three assists in his last three visits to the Garden.

– Niklas Kronwall is pointless in his last five games.

– Tomas Jurco (2g, 1a in seven games with the Red Wings this season) has been recalled from the AHL for the game.

– Todd Bertuzzi has just one point (an assist) in the last 14 games.

– This has nothing to do with Rangers/Red Wings, but it'll be sure to pump you up for tonight's game (courtesy of the great AJ Castiglia)…

2013-14 Season Series:
Oct. 26 Rangers 3, Red Wings 2, OT at Detroit
Jan. 16 Rangers vs. Red Wings at MSG
Mar. 9 Rangers vs. Red Wings at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Nightmare on Helm Street

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