The New York Rangers (19-13-1) host the Phoenix Coyotes (14-9-6) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM206
Martin Biron – 5-2-0, 2.38 gaa, .911 sv%, 0 so.
Jason LaBarbera – 2-3-0, 3.08 gaa, .914 sv%, 0 so
– Phoenix is 1-4-4 against Eastern Conference opponents.
– Jason LaBarbera, a member of the Rangers’ organization from 1998-2005, is 2-0-1 with a 2.23 GAA in four games against his former team.
– The Coyotes have produced a power-play goal in nine of their last 12 games.
– The Coyotes lead the league in faceoffs won.
– Ray Whitney leads Phoenix with 20 points (4g, 16a).
– Former Ranger Laurie Korpikoski is tied for the team lead with 8 goals.
– Another former Ranger and fan favorite Petr Prucha was sent down to Phoenix’s AHL affiliate San Antonio after being waived in November.
2010-11 Season Series:
Dec. 16 Rangers vs. Coyotes at MSG
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