Mar
15

Game Preview: Rangers/Penguins

March 15, 2012, by

Standings: Penguins (26-28-15), Rangers (44-18-7)

NYR Leading Scorer: Marian Gaborik (34-30-64)
PIT Leading Scorer: Evgeni Malkin (38-46-84)

NYR Goaltender: Martin Biron (17 GS, 2.23 GAA, .910 SV%)
PIT Goaltender: Marc Andre-Fleury (54 GS, 2.26 GAA, .940 SV%)

Rangers Lines (probable):

Carl Hagelin-Brad Richards-Marian Gaborik
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Brandon Dubinsky
Ruslan Fedotenko-Brian Boyle- Brandon Prust
Mike Rupp-John Mitchell-Mats Zuccarello

Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Marc Staal-Stu Bickel
Steve EmingerAnton Stralman

Martin Biron gets the nod, Chad Johnson will be his backup while Hank has the flu.

Probable Scratches/Injuries:  Mike Sauer (concussion), Ryan Callahan (foot), Michael Del Zotto (hip), Henrik Lundqvvist (flu), Jeff Woywitka (healthy), John Scott (healthy)

Preview: It’s the Penguins. This is the biggest game of the year. Crosby is back. Letang is back. Cally and Del Zotto are out. As is Hank. This is going to be a battle.

Crazy Thought: Biron gets the shutout.

Opposition Blog: The Pens Blog

Categories : Game Thread

2 comments

  1. ranger17 says:

    WOULD LIKE LINES TO BE
    HAGS BR GABBY
    AA STEPH ZUCC
    DUBIE BOYLE PRUST
    FEDS MITCH RUPP

  2. wwpd says:

    rupp mitchell zuccarello? huh?