Friday, March 12, 2010

Rangers @ Thrashers (Game 68)

The New York Rangers (29-29-9) visit the Atlanta Thrashers (28-28-10) tonight at Philips Arena starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG2; Radio: WNYM (970AM)

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Girardi

Henrik Lundqvist - 26-23-8, 2.48 gaa, .918 sv%, 2 so.

Johan Hedberg - 16-12-5, 2.63 gaa, .914 sv%, 1 so.

Opponent Notes:
- Atlanta has won five straight against the Rangers (four by shootout).

- The Thrashers have scored just four goals during their current four game losing streak.

- Atlanta has allowed at least one power-play goal in four straight games at home.

- In three games against the Rangers this season, Johan Hedberg has stopped 108 of the 114 shots against him. All Atlanta wins.

- Chris Chelios played 13:14 in his debut with the Thrashers last night and managed one shot on goal while being on the ice for both goals against.

- Slava Kozlov returned to the Thrashers lineup last night after sitting out the past eight games.

Season Series:
Nov. 12 Rangers 3, Thrashers 5 at MSG
Dec. 14 Rangers 2, Thrashers 3 (SO) at MSG
Jan. 7 Rangers 1, Thrashers 2 (SO) at Atlanta

Opponent Blog:
Bird Watchers Anonymous

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