The New York Rangers (15-5-3) host the Toronto Maple Leafs (14-10-2) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:00 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 212
Henrik Lundqvist – 11-4-3, 2.10 gaa, .932 sv%, 2 so.
Jonas Gustavsson – 8-5-0, 3.22 gaa, .900 sv%, 0 so
– Toronto is coming off being swept in a home-and-home set with the Bruins.
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– Phil Kessel is tied with Philadelphia’s Claude Giroux with a league-leading 32 points (16g, 16a), but has no goals three assists and is a -7 in his last five games.
– Joffrey Lupul, who scored a goal against the Rangers in October, is among the NHL’s top scorers with 12 goals and 30 points.
– RW Nikolai Kulemin is without a goal in 19 games.
– Mike Komisarek (broken arm) had surgery Nov. 21. He will be out until early to mid-January.
– Colby Armstrong (sprained ankle) was injured Oct. 19. He is about seven days away from returning.
– Former Ranger Colton Orr has been a healthy scratch in all but four games this season. For more on why Orr is being scratched click here.
2011-12 Season Series:
Oct. 27 Rangers 2, Maple Leafs 4 at MSG
Dec. 5 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at MSG
Jan. 14 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at Toronto
March 24 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at Toronto