Game 9: Rangers vs. Lightning Gameday Thread

Game 9: Rangers vs. Lightning Gameday Thread

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Game 9: Rangers vs. Lightning Gameday Thread

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The New York Rangers (5-3-0) head home to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning (5-3-0) at MSG starting at 7:00 pm. For a preview, click here.

TV: MSG, NHLN Radio: ESPN 98.7 FM

Rangers Game Notes

Probable line-up: 

Vesey-Stepan-Nash
Buchnevich-Zibanejad-Zuccarello
Grabner-Hayes-Miller
Pirri-Lindberg-Fast

McDonagh-Girardi
Staal-Holden
Skjei-Klein

Goalie match-up: 

Antti Raanta – 1-0-0, 4.00 GAA, .871 SV%, 0 SO

Ben Bishop – 3-2-0, 3.22 GAA, .891 SV%, 0 SO

Opponent Notes:

– The Lightning played last night in Newark, dropping a 3-1 defeat to the Devils.

– Tampa returned Cory Conacher to the AHL, meaning Kucherov or Callahan could return from injury to play tonight. Also possible the Lightning dress 7 defensemen.

– Alex Killorn leads the team with 6 goals in the teams’ first 8 games.

– Probable starter Ben Bishop is a career 9-1-0 vs. NYR, with a 1.60 GAA, .940 SV% and 2 shutouts.

Season Series:
Sun. 10/30 @ MSG
Mon. 3/6 @ TB
Mon. 3/13 @ MSG

(Photo credit: Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images)

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