Sunday, November 7, 2010

Rangers vs. Blues (Game 14)

The New York Rangers (7-5-1) host the St. Louis Blues (8-1-2) tonight at MSG starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM206

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Girardi

Martin Biron - 1-1-0, 3.02 gaa, .880 sv%, 0 so.

Jaroslav Halak - 8-1-1, 1.46 gaa, .944 sv %, 3 so

Opponent Notes:
- The Blues have won six straight games.

- With Montreal last season, Jaroslav Halak went 3-1-0 with a 2.72 GAA and a shutout against the Rangers.

- David Perron, who may be back in the lineup after he missed Saturday’s game with headaches following an open-ice hit by San Jose’s Joe Thornton, is tied with Matt D’Agostini for the team lead with five goals.

- D Barret Jackman is out three weeks with a sprained right knee..

- The Blues are 4-0 against the Eastern Conference this season, with all four victories coming in overtime or a shootout.

2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 7, Rangers vs. Blues at MSG
Jan. 8, Rangers vs. Blues at St. Louis

Opponent Blog:
Blue Note Nation

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Charlie Farrell said...

halak is not starting

Sfalcon27 said...

Should be a good game. Hopefully the rangers can show that they can contend with the leauges best, and maybe even beat them too. If halak is not starting, the rangers have the ability to win this by a good amount.

Anonymous said...

no halak in goal. conklin was the first one out at warmups

ry-man said...

thank god halak isnt in net. hes been playing really well.

Kevin DeLury said...

Sorry guys missed the Conklin start. Watching football all day. Go Big Blue!!!

Joey Ratz said...

fedotenko is an idiot

Murray Murdoch said...

John Gianonne is the worst color guy in the history of color.

LI Joe said...

he's not doing color he's doing play by play

Paul said...

are we done with this damn Boogard experiment? How does he get as much time as grachev and stepan?

LI Joe said...

paul - he signed 4 yrs so lots more fun to come

Riley said...

The last ten minutes, especially the last 2, seemed like the Rangers could care less if they won. The forecheck was non-existant.

Ryan Taussig said...

High stick my ass!

Ryan said...

pretty terrible they cant produce on offense especially when biron gives up just 1 goal tonight... the inconsistency of this team is pretty frustrating

Chris said...

Two reasons we lost that game...

1: Boogaard
2: Bill McCreary

Ryan Taussig said...

Almost forgot to type this too:

Possession my ass!

KCinMN said...

Time to try 4 forwards and 1 offensive Dman on the PP. Second consecutive game with a 5 minute major PP and Rangers did nothing with either opportunity. No sustained pressure whatsoever. Couldn't even keep the puck in the offensive zone.

Rangers need more shot attempts. They're looking for perfect pass, perfect shot, perfect lane opening. Not going to happen. This is the NHL. Pretty basic, get the puck towards the net and chances are some will go in.

LI Joe said...

the last game the rangers had a decent sized lead so they were willing to just let 5 minutes run off the clock