Standings: Devils (18-13-1), Rangers (18-8-4)
Leading Scorer: Patrick Elias (13-16-29)
Goaltender: Martin Brodeur (18 GP, 3.08 GAA, .890 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable):
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Ruslan Fedotenko-Mike Rupp-Brandon Prust
Carl Hagelin-Brian Boyle-John Mitchell
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto-Anton Stralman
Jeff Woywitka/Tim Erixon-Stu Bickel
Henrik Lundqvist gets the start.
Scratches/Injuries: Marc Staal (concussion symptoms), Wojtek Wolski (groin), Mike Sauer (concussion), Sean Avery (healthy), Erik Christensen (healthy), Tim Erixon healthy)/Jeff Woywitka (foot – game time decision)
Preview: As much as you can say the Rangers are lucky that they are catching a Devils team without Patrick Elias or Henrik Tallinder, they are also unlucky as three defensemen are out long term with significant injuries, and a fourth is a game time decision. The makeshift defense of the Rangers is going to have some t...