The New York Rangers (50-22-7) visit the Philadelphia Flyers (46-24-9) at the Wells Fargo Center starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG 2 Click here for complete MSG2 channel listings; Radio: Bloomberg Radio 1130AM, XM 212
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Henrik Lundqvist – 38-17-5, 1.92 gaa, .930 sv%, 8 so.
Ilya Bryzgalov – 32-15-7, 2.46 gaa, .910 sv%, 6 so
– The Flyers have lost all five match-ups against the Rangers this season by a combined score of 19-8.
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– Philadelphia has gone 4-1-1 in its last six overall but has dropped its last two at home, giving up nine goals in defeats to Ottawa and Tampa Bay.
– Claude Giroux had three points (1g, 2a) on Sunday against the Penguins.
– Scott Hartnell has just one goal in his last seven games.
– Jaromir Jagr is scoreless in his last 13 games.
– Wayne Simmonds has five goals in his last four games.
– Danny Briere is out indefinitely with an upper-back contusion he received after being leveled late in Sunday’s game by the Penguins Joe Vitale.
– Andrej Meszaros had successful surgery to remove a disc fragment in his back on March 21. He is expected to miss six-to-eight weeks, meaning a return wouldn’t be likely until the second round of the playoffs.
– Tom “Fantasy Camp” Sestito continues to rehab his groin. He had surgery for a tear on Feb. 21.
– LW James van Riemsdyk had surgery on his broken left foot to insert a plate. He is on crutches, but is progressing in his rehab. He hopes to be back for the playoffs.
2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 26 Rangers 2, Flyers 0 at MSG
Dec. 23 Rangers 4, Flyers 2 at MSG
Jan. 2 Rangers 3, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia (NHL Winter Classic)
Feb. 5 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at MSG
Feb. 11 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia
April 3 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia