Torts pre-game presser (via The Blueshirts Blog)
The New York Rangers (43-32-5, 91 pts., 9th in East) host the New Jersey Devils (37-38-5, 79 pts., 12th in East) at MSG today starting at 12:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM 204
Henrik Lundqvist - 35-27-5, 2.28 gaa, .923 sv%, 11 so.
Martin Brodeur - 23-25-3, 2.40 gaa, .905 sv%, 6 so.
- Zach Parise, who returned last Saturday from a five-month layoff caused by a knee injury, will not play in either game over the weekend as the decision was made to shut him down.
- Martin Brodeur has a 1.75 goals-against average in his last 28 games and hasn't given up more than three goals in any of them.
- The Devils are 27-10-3 since Jan. 8 which is the best in the East.
- Ilya Kovalchuk scored his 30th goal of the season Wednesday night.
- Patrik Elias has four goals and four assists during an eight-game point-scoring streak.
2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 24 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at MSG
Nov. 5 Rangers 3, Devils 0 at New Jersey
Dec. 29 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at New Jersey
Feb. 3 Rangers 2, Devils 3 at MSG
Feb. 18 Rangers 0 vs. Devils 1 at New Jersey
April 9 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
Running With The Devils
is it just me or does icy cup look like the guy that tried to break into my house last year hahaha just kiddin bud. MAAARRTTTYYYYYY
this second period will be interesting to see. how do they respond to a late goal by the devils after looking so damn good in the first?