Update, 5:18 p.m.:
Steve Zipay tweets that John Tortorella has announced that Steve Eminger is the Rangers 5th defenseman, with Matt Gilroy (healthy scratch tonight) and Michael Sauer as 6th.
...while I haven't been the biggest Eminger fan, the guy is the only defenseman willing to throw his body around, which is why I think Torts wants him in the lineup.
The New York Rangers (5-4-1) host the Chicago Blackhawks (7-5-1) tonight at MSG starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
Rangers Game Notes
TV: MSG; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM204
Henrik Lundqvist - 4-3-1, 2.76 gaa, .921 sv%, 1 so.
Marty Turco - 6-2-1, 2.63 gaa, .920 sv %, 0 so
- The Blackhawks are 3-1-1 in their last five away games.
- Chicago is playing without top forward Marian Hossa, who had seven goals and four assists in 11 games, due to an upper-body injury.
- Patrick Sharp has 10 goals and five assists.
- Patrick Kane has 3 goals and 8 assists.
- Brian Campbell will return to the lineup after missing the first 13 games with a knee injury.
- C Jake Dowell has a goal in three consecutive games, while D Duncan Keith has consecutive points in the same time period.
2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 1 Rangers vs. Blackhawks at MSG
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