Originally posted on NY Rangers Blog  |  Last updated 12/11/11
The New York Rangers (16-6-4) host the Florida Panthers (16-8-5) at Madison Square Garden tonight starting at 7:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: ESPN Radio 1050AM, XM 92

Live Stream:
http://www.firstrowsports.tv/watch/97454/1/watch-new-york-rangers-vs-florida-panthers.html

Probable Lines:
Anisimov-Stepan-Gaborik
Fedotenko-Richards-Callahan
Avery-Dubinsky-Prust
Boyle-Mitchell-Hagelin

McDonagh-Girardi
Del Zotto-Eminger
Woywitka-Stralman

Goaltenders:
Henrik Lundqvist - 11-5-4, 2.13 gaa, .931 sv%, 2 so.

Jose Theodore - 11-5-3, 2.17 gaa, .930 sv%, 2 so

Opponent Notes:
- Florida has picked up seven points in their last four games (3-0-1).

For more game notes click the "Read More" tab below.

- Defenseman Jason Garrison has already reached his career high in goals with nine this season.

- Kris Versteeg has a team-leading 13 goals, but just one in his last seven contests.

- Jose Theodore has a 1.57 goals-against average while winning five of his last seven starts.

- The Panthers practiced at Central Park yesterday.

- Tonight is the Panthers seventh road game in their last eight games played.

- The Panthers have killed 11 of 11 power play chances over their last three games and are 40-for-43 (93 percent) on the penalty kill through the last 14 games.

- Tomas Fleischmann has six points in a four-game scoring streak and has at least a point in 19 of his last 23 games.

- Scott Upshall (hip) has been out since Nov. 10 but doesn't need surgery and could return at the beginning of January.

- Former Ranger Mark Cullen (ribs) is day-to-day after missing the last three games.

2011-12 Season Series:
Nov. 23 Rangers 1, Panthers 2 at Florida
Dec. 11 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
Dec. 30 Rangers vs. Panthers at Florida
Jan. 5 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Litter Box Cats

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