Sunday, March 14, 2010

Rangers vs. Flyers (Game 69)

The New York Rangers (9th, 30-29-9 - 69 pts.) host the Philadelphia Flyers (6th, 36-27-4 - 76 pts.) today at MSG starting at 3:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: ESPNRadio (1050AM)

Probable Lines:
Shelley-Boyle-Avery (Avery back in per Zipay)

Del Zotto-Girardi

Henrik Lundqvist - 27-23-8, 2.48 gaa, .919 sv%, 2 so.

Michael Leighton - 16-4-2, 2.39 gaa, .922 sv%, 1 so.

Opponent Notes:
- The Flyers are 8-2-1 in their last 11 games.

- Philadelphia is 15-15-2 on the road, while losing eight of 13.

- Simon Gagne has six goals in seven games. Gagne has 16 goals in 20 games at MSG.

- Michael Leighton is 8-1-1 with a 2.56 goals-against average in his last 11 starts. However, he has posted a 4.41 GAA in the last two road games while getting pulled once.

- Chris Pronger has at least a point in six of his last eight games (1 goal, 7 assists) and eight of his last 11 games (1 goal, 10 assists). Including the game winner against Chicago last night with 2.1 seconds remaining in regulation.

Season Series:
Dec. 19 Rangers 2, Flyers 1 at Philadelphia
Dec. 30 Rangers 0, Flyers 6 at MSG
Jan. 21 Rangers 0, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia

Opponent Blog:
Flyers at the 700 Level

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

why is christensen on the 3rd line again?! ireally dont like this move at all. put jokinen on the 3rdline, he hasnt done anything close to christensen.