Monday, November 1, 2010

Rangers vs. Blackhawks (Game 11) - Updated

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.

Original Post:
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

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Girardi

Henrik Lundqvist - 4-3-1, 2.76 gaa, .921 sv%, 1 so.

Marty Turco - 6-2-1, 2.63 gaa, .920 sv %, 0 so

Opponent Notes:
- 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

Opponent Blog:
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icycup said...

loved seeing the cloutier footage on msg countdown before the pre game show. he really threw a hurting on salo. i remember that game. challenging the islander bench was great. what id love to swee is lindros caving in joe thorntons face in a fight. anyone remember that one?

Chris said...

Anyone watching the game on NHL Network? They just got done ripping on Christensen for his general play and dumbass penalty.

I LoL'd

Riley said...

Lol I am. Me and my brother were laughing about it. We stopped laughing when the Hawks scored though. Thank god that we have the anisimiov line right now.

Murray Murdoch said...

What were the NHL announcers saying about the Rangers this year? Watched on MSG.

KCinMN said...

G-whiz, am I watching NHL Network or Chicago Blackhawks TV?