Sunday, November 14, 2010

Rangers vs. Oilers (Game 17) - Updated

Update, 11:22 a.m.:
Jesse Spector tweets that Derek Boogaard is back in the lineup with Todd White a healthy scratch. Torts had said yesterday he wasn't going to change the lineup, but I guess he had a change of heart.

Original Post:
The New York Rangers (8-7-1) host the Edmonton Oilers (4-8-3) today at MSG starting at 12:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo Sports.

Rangers Game Notes

TV: MSG; Radio: 970AM The Apple, XM204

Probable Lines:

Del Zotto-Eminger

Martin Biron - 2-2-0, 2.26 gaa, .912 sv%, 0 so.

Nikolai Khabibulin - 4-8-1, 3.64 gaa, .890 sv %, 1 so

Opponent Notes:
- Edmonton is 4-24-5 away from home since winning five straight road games last December.

- Nikolai Khabibulin is 1-4-0 with a 4.15 goals against average over his last five games and is 2-5-0 with a 2.42 GAA lifetime at Madison Square Garden.

- The Oilers defeated Tom Renney's Rangers 3-2 in their last visit to New York on Nov. 10, 2008.

- 2010 #1 pick Taylor Hall has just one point (an assist) in the last four games and is a minus 7. Hall has 3g, 4a so far this season.

- D Ryan Whitney has 13 points (all assists) on the season, which ties him for the team lead.

- Former Ranger Jason Strudwick has zero points and is a minus 4 in 10 games this season.

2010-11 Season Series:
Nov. 14, Rangers vs. Oilers at MSG

Opponent Blog:
Low on Oil

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Ronald said...

Giannone and Micheletti together! This is terrible.

Kevin DeLury said...

Yeah they are butchering this game. I've counted at least four mistakes already.

John J. Sikula III said...

wheres avery been the last few games?

unculan said...

Fire Micheletti, give his job to Dave Maloney. I was watching the Bruins game last night on NESN and the commentators are brilliant.

Kevin DeLury said...

John, I think it's Fashion Week. ;) How bad was that second goal against by Biron?