Standings: Panthers (19-11-7), Rangers (22-9-4)
Leading Scorer: Kris Versteeg (17-21-38)
Goaltender: Scott Clemmensen (7 GP, 2.80 GAA, .890 SV%)
Rangers Lines (probable)
Artem Anisimov-Derek Stepan-Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky-Brad Richards-Ryan Callahan
Carl Hagelin-Brian Boyle-John Mitchell
Ruslan Fedotenko-Mike Rupp-Brandon Prust
Ryan McDonagh-Dan Girardi
Michael Del Zotto-Anton Stralman
Jeff Woywitka-Stu Bickel
Henrik Lundqvist gets the start tonight.
Scratches/Injuries: Marc Staal (concussion symptoms), Wojtek Wolski (groin), Mike Sauer (concussion), Erik Christensen (healthy), Tim Erixon (healthy)
Preview: The Southeast Division leading Florida Panthers are STILL a good team. They are a one line offensive machine, but new lines in Miami have them trying to find balanced scoring despite a rash of injuries to their forwards.
The Rangers have been labeled by many as a hockey club that can’t handle smaller, quicker teams, but that’s not necessarily true anymore. With more spee...