The New York Rangers (41-30-5, 87 pts., 7th in East) visit the Buffalo Sabres (38-29-9, 85 pts., 8th in East) at HSBC Arena tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG2; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM 207 (For MSG2 listings click here)
Henrik Lundqvist – 33-24-5, 2.24 gaa, .924 sv%, 11 so.
Jhonas Enroth – 5-2-1, 2.77 gaa, .906 sv%, 0 so.
– Buffalo is 4-1-1 in their last six.
– Thomas Vanek has a goal in each of Buffalo’s last two games, but has been held without one the last eight against the Rangers.
– The Sabres have killed off 35 of its last 36 penalties against.
– Buffalo is second in the East and fourth overall in the NHL in shots on goal at 33 per game.
– Jason Pominville has a three-game point streak with two goals and two assists.
– D Shaone Morrisonn (Healthy Scratch), Jochen Hecht (Upper Body), Derek Roy (Quad), Jordan Leopold (Finger) and Mike Grier (Knee) are all out of tonight’s game.
– Thomas Vanek leads the Sabres in points with 65 (27g, 38a), while Drew Stafford leads the team with 28 goals.
2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 9 Rangers 6, Sabres 3 at Buffalo
Nov. 11 Rangers 3, Sabres 2 (OT) at MSG
March 1 Rangers 2, Sabres 3 at MSG
March 30 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
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