Sunday, September 26, 2010

Rangers @ Red Wings (Preseason Game 3)

The New York Rangers (2-0-0) visit the Detroit Red Wings (1-2-0) tonight at Joe Louis Arena starting at 5:00 p.m.

Pregame Notes


Probable Lineup:


Biron, Johnson

Opponent Notes:
- Three key offseason Red Wings pickups -- center Mike Modano, defenseman Ruslan Salei and LW Jiri Hudler.

- Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk tallied just 70 points last season after Datsyuk had 97 points in each of his previous two seasons and Zetterberg had 43 goals and 92 points in '07-08.

- Johan Franzen (charley horse) was injured from a knee-on-thigh hit by Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik on Sept. 22 and was expected to miss at least three exhibition games.

2009-10 - Rangers vs. Red Wings
Dec. 6 - Rangers 1, Red Wings 3 at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Winging It In Motown


KCinMN said...

Prefer the Valentenko kid makes the team instead of Semenov. But with MDZ and Gilroy only entering their 2nd year, I'm guessing coach wants another experienced dman option. Hope the kid plays another great game today so we can say goodbye to Eminger, Exelby and Semenov.

Girardi - Staal
MDZ - Rosival
Gilroy - McDonagh/Valentenko

KCinMN said...

Selecting forwards will be a tougher decision. Don't see Grachev making the team unfortunately. Think Kennedy showed a lot of good stuff.

On another note, it'll be VERY weird to see Modano playing in a non-Stars jersey.

Anonymous said...

Anybody have a livestream for the game?

Alexey Kovalevich (a.k.a. Lexa23) said...

Thanx for Rangers roster. ;)

Modano won't play tonight for Wings.

AnnoyingJoe said...

No Modano? He must be watching the Grandkids.

Anonymous said...

Biron needs a new helmet.

kc2npu said...

I was disappointed in this squad and their taking too many penalties. I wonder if in the cuts that are due in the next day or so, could have a name in their that could scare the c**p out of either the fans or players.