The New York Rangers (28-16-4) host the Carolina Hurricanes (23-20-5) tonight at MSG starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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Steve Valiquette - 4-3-1, 2.19 gaa, .928 sv%, 1 so.
Cam Ward - 18-14-3, 2.57 gaa, .911 sv%, 2 so.
- Carolina won its last two games before the All Star break, but that followed a five-game losing streak - which was preceded by four straight victories.
- Cam Ward has given up one goal in the last two games.
- The Rangers won the first meeting of the season 3-2 in a shootout at MSG.
- Marc Staal leads the Hurricanes in goals with 20. While Ray Witney leads in assists (24) and points (39).