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Game 25: Rangers @ Buffalo Gameday Thread

The New York Rangers (16-7-1) head to Buffalo to take on the Sabres (8-9-5) at the KeyBank Center tonight starting at 7:00 pm. For a preview, click here.

TV: MSG Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM

Rangers Game Notes

Probable line-up: 

Kreider-Stepan-Zuccarello
Vesey-Hayes-Nash
Grabner-Miller-Fast
Puempel-Lindberg-Pirri

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Holden
Skjei-Clendening

Goalie match-up: 

Henrik Lundqvist – 11-6-1, 2.40 GAA, .916 SV%, 1 SO

Anders Nilsson– 3-2-2, 2.20 GAA, .939 SV%, 1 SO

Opponent Notes:

– The Sabres last played on Tuesday, defeating the Ottawa Senators by a score of 5-4

– Tonight will be Jack Eichel’s home debut after recovering from a high ankle sprain sustained in practice on October 12th.

– As a team, the Sabres shooting percentage is 6.6%, the lowest in the NHL.

– Probable starter Anders Nilsson is a career 1-1-0 vs. NYR with a 4.03 GAA, .852 SV% and 0 shutouts.

Season Series:
Thu. 12/1 @ BUF
Tue. 1/3 @ MSG
Thu. 2/2 @ BUF