The New York Rangers (20-14-2) hosted the New York Islanders (9-18-6) at MSG tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: 1050AM ESPN Radio, XM206
Henrik Lundqvist – 14-12-2, 2.47 gaa, .918 sv%, 5 so.
Dwayne Roloson – 5-12-1, 2.38 gaa, .920 sv%, 0 so
– The Islanders are 4-0-1 in their last five.
– Dwayne Roloson has won three straight with a 0.98 gaa.
– Blake Comeau has 10 goals and six assists in his last 16 games vs. the Rangers.
– Former Ranger P.A. Parenteau has 7g, 13a in 32 games this season.
– D James Wisniewski had a power-play goal and an assist Sunday, moving him into a four-way tie with forwards P.A. Parenteau, John Tavares and Blake Comeau for the team scoring lead with 20 points.
– RW Kyle Okposo (right shoulder surgery) had a torn labrum repaired Oct. 1, but he’s back skating and hopes to return in early January.
– John Tavares has 10g, 10a in 30 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 2, Islanders 0 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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