Update, 5:04 p.m.:
Rick Carpiniello tweets that Marty Biron will get the start tonight.
The New York Rangers (4-2-1) host the Atlanta Thrashers (3-4-1) tonight at MSG starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
TV: MSG Plus; Radio: 1130AM Bloomberg Radio, XM205
Martin Biron - 1-0-0, 1.00 gaa, .960 sv%, 0 so.
Chris Mason - 3-4-1, 3.54 gaa, .910 sv %, 0 so
- The Thrashers are 0-2-1 in their last three.
- Evander Kane leads Atlanta with five goals.
- Andrew Ladd has a team-leading eight points, however, he doesn’t have a point in five visits to MSG.
- Former Ranger Nik Antropov, who has been nursing a sore hip following offseason surgery, is scoreless with just one assist and a minus-3 rating in seven games this season.
- G Ondrej Pavelec remains out indefinitely after fainting and suffering a concussion against Washington on Oct. 8.
- Former Blackhawks F Dustin Byfuglien is now playing defense for the Thrashers (2g, 4a, -5).
2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 27 Rangers vs. Thrashers at MSG
Jan. 22 Rangers vs. Thrashers at Atlanta
Feb. 11 Rangers vs. Thrashers at Atlanta
April 7 Rangers vs. Thrashers at MSG
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