Originally posted on Blue Seat Blogs  |  Last updated 12/30/11
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...
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