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Rangers vs. Devils (Game 54) – Updated

Update, 5:42 p.m.:
Here’s Torts’ pre game presser courtesy of Jesse Spector at the Blueshirts Blog

Also don’t forget about the post game live chat at 10pm tonight.

Original Post:
The New York Rangers (29-20-4) host the New Jersey Devils (17-30-3) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM207

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Gilroy

Henrik Lundqvist – 21-16-4, 2.31 gaa, .923 sv%, 7 so.

Martin Brodeur – 11-19-2, 2.79 gaa, .895 sv%, 4 so

Opponent Notes:
– The Devils have lost four straight to the Rangers including all three meetings season.

– The Devils are 7-1-1 in their last nine games.

– Martin Brodeur is 6-1-1 with a 1.99 goals-against average in his last eight games and has a 1.99 GAA and a shutout in his last 10 visits to MSG, but just a 2-6-2 record to show for it.

– Ilya Kovalchuk has seven points (4g, 3a) in his last eight games.

– Patrik Elias has a six-game points streak, with three goals and four assists in those six games. He has 13 points in the last 12 games.

– Brian Rolston, who was placed on waivers a few weeks ago, has 12 of his 17 points on the season in the last nine games.

– The Devils are 4-for-38 on the power play in the last 13 games.

– Since being recalled from the AHL, RW Nick Palmieri has four goals in his last six games.

– Zach Parise (knee surgery) won’t skate until March and could be gone for the year, while D Bryce Salvador (concussion) hasn’t played this season.

2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 24 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at MSG
Nov. 5 Rangers 3, Devils 0 at New Jersey
Dec. 29 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at New Jersey
Feb. 3 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
Feb. 18 Rangers vs. Devils at New Jersey
April 9 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Running With The Devils

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