The New York Rangers (15-11-1) host the New York Islanders (5-13-5) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG +; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM205
Henrik Lundqvist – 10-9-1, 2.68 gaa, .916 sv%, 3 so.
Dwayne Roloson – 2-9-1, 2.58 gaa, .912 sv %, 0 so
– The Islanders are currently on a 1-12-3 stretch.
– John Tavares had two assists last night.
– Blake Comeau has scored three of his four goals against the Rangers this season. The left wing has 10 goals and six assists in 15 career games against the Blueshirts.
– Andrew MacDonald returned to the lineup last night for the first time since undergoing surgery to repair a broken right hand on Oct. 23.
– Trent Hunter (left knee) suffered a Grade 3 MCL tear Nov. 24 against Columbus. He is expected to miss several weeks.
– Former Ranger P.A. Parenteau has 4g, 9a in 22 games this season.
2010-11 Season Series:
Oct. 11 Rangers 4, Islanders 6 at Uniondale
Dec. 2 Rangers 6, Islanders 5 at Uniondale
Dec. 3 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
Dec. 27 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 15 Rangers vs. Islanders at MSG
March 31 Rangers vs. Islanders at Uniondale
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