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Game Day: Florida Panthers at New York Rangers

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What's with the belts?

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Cats @ Rangahs, 7:30p - Madison Square Garden, FSN-FL

Panthers: 30-22-8 68P, 2nd in SE Rangers: 31-23-8 70P, 3rd in ATL

LAST 10: FLA: 6-4-0 NYR: 2-5-3

HOME & AWAY: FLA (A): 13-14-3 NYR (H): 18-9-4

GAME 4 of 4 SEASON SERIES: 2-0-1 FLA

ALL-TIME: 33-25-6 NYR

The World's Most Famous Arena is now home to the World's Most Exciting Interviewee:


That's right...Torts makes his MSG debut (version 2.0) which, if nothing else, will greatly aid in getting the league back on ESPN. Just for the soundbites.

AT THE ENDS


Henrik Lundqvist

#30 / Goalie / New York Rangers

6-1

195

Mar 02, 1982


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Henrik Lundqvist 52 3078 26 19 7 3 130 2.53 1500 1370 .913 2

100% iron-clad guarantee that King Henrik starts for his new coach. A coach who went without a true number-one netminder for three years in Tampa Bay. How stoked is he?


Tomas Vokoun

#29 / Goalie / Florida Panthers

6-0

195

Jul 02, 1976


GP MIN W L T EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
2008 - Tomas Vokoun 44 2418 20 17 3 8 97 2.41 1335 1238 .927 6


Short of his flu flaring up, it's back in the saddle for T-Vo. Come to think of it, he probably goes regardless.

BATTERED & BRUISED


New York Rangers Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Paul Mara shoulder 02/16/2009

Florida Panthers Injuries

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Bryan Allen knee 10/12/2008
Rostislav Olesz sports-hernia 12/06/2008


Paul Mara was injured in a melee with The Beach a couple of weeks ago at the BAC:


Some sick Booth rapage by Mara; can't fault Beach for running him.

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FROM THE BLOGOSPHERE

NOTE: I will be manning the Open Thread tonight starting around 6ish. Come on out and say hi...