Opponent: Ottawa Senators (7-7-1)
Leading Scorer: Jason Spezza (6-9-15)
Goaltender: Craig Anderson (3.50 GAA, .890 SV%)
Rangers Projected Lines:
Ruslan Fedotenko-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Artem Anisimov-Brian Boyle-Brandon Prust
Sean Avery-Erik Christensen-Andre Deveaux
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto-Mike Sauer
Jeff Woywitka-Steve Eminger
Scratches/Injuries: Marc Staal (concussion symptoms), Mike Rupp (knee), Wojtek Wolski (groin), Anton Stralman (healthy)
Scouting Report: The last time the Rangers played the Senators, the Rangers blew a 4-1 lead in the third period en route to a 5-4 loss in the shootout. That was the Zenon Konopka game, where he hit Artem Anisimov cleanly, but still received a major/match penalty. The Rangers scored twice on that ensuing powerplay. The Senators still won the game despite the bad call.
The Sens, as Suit mentioned last time, play a 1-2-2 hybrid trap system. The...