Standings: Coyotes (16-12-3), Rangers (17-8-4)
Leading Scorer: Ray Whitney (10-18-28)
Goaltender: Mike Smith(26 GP, 2.53 GAA, .920 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable):
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Ruslan Fedotenko-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Carl Hagelin-Brian Boyle-John Mitchell
Brandon Dubinsky-Erik Christensen-Brandon Prust
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto-Steve Eminger
Jeff Woywitka-Anton Stralman
Henrik Lundqvist gets the start.
Scratches/Injuries: Marc Staal (concussion symptoms), Mike Rupp (knee), Wojtek Wolski (groin), Mike Sauer (concussion), Sean Avery (healthy)
Preview: Those pesky ex-Rangers Coyotes are once again in the playoff hunt despite having a roster that underwhelms. The Yotes rely on a balanced scoring attack from Ray Whitney, the ever streaky Radim Vdbata, Keith Yandle, and Shane Doan. Ex-Rangers Lauri Korpikoski and Derek Morris also play significant roles for the Yotes, and they are expecting Michal Rozsival back in the lineup tonight as we...