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Coverage: 6:30 PM, MSG
New York Rangers
Carolina
Rangers Hurricanes
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Team Leaders
  • Rick Nash
    POINTS 33
  • Rick Nash
    goals 20
  • Derick Brassard
    ASSISTS 16
  • Rick Nash
    Plus/Minus 13
  • Henrik Lundqvist
    goals against avg 2.49
Team Leaders
  • Justin Faulk
    Points 19
  • Jiri Tlusty
    Goals 10
  • Justin Faulk
    Assists 13
  • Andrej Nestrasil
    Plus/Minus 3
  • Cam Ward
    goals against avg 2.47
Where They Stand

BY DAVID KOLB, MSG.COM -- Tonight, the Rangers conclude a four-game road trip and begin a home-and-home set with the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. The Blueshirts enter the contest with a season-high four-game winning streak and have won eight of their last 11 contests, including six of their last eight. New York sits fourth in the Metropolitan Division with a record of 15-10-4 (34 points) following Tuesday night's 5-2 win over the Flames. Meanwhile, the Hurricanes improved to 9-19-3 this season (21 points), after a 4-1 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday in Carolina.

  • Record

    15-10-4
    Rangers
    9-19-3
    Hurricanes
  • Streak

    W-4
    Rangers
    W-1
    Hurricanes
  • Home/Road

    6-5-1
    Rangers Road
    6-7-1
    Hurricanes Home
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Henrik Lundqvist grabbed his fourth straight victory Tuesday night, turning aside 29 of 31 shots in a 5-2 win over the Calgary. “The King” has only allowed three goals over his last three games and is now 13-7-3, with a 2.48 goals against average and a .912 save percentage. Lundqvist will have to keep an eye on Carolina center, Eric Staal, who recorded two assists Thursday during Carolina’s 4-1 win over Toronto. The perennial all-star now has three points in his last three games and 18 points (seven goals, 11 assists) this season for the Hurricanes.

Henrik Lundqvist
Henrik Lundqvist #30 Goalie
  • GAA: 2.49
  • SV%: .912
  • Record: 13-7-3
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Eric Staal
Eric Staal #12 Center
  • Plus/Minus: -10
  • A: 11
  • G: 7
Who's Hot
Rick Nash
Rick Nash #61 Left Wing

Rick Nash scored the opening goal and then added a shorthanded tally in Tuesday's win over the Flames. Nash leads all Rangers in scoring with 33 points (20 goals, 13 assists) and enters tonight's contest with an 11-game scoring streak.

Andrej Sekera
Andrej Sekera #4 Defense

Andrej Sekera scored his first goal of the season on the power play and recorded a shorthanded assist Thursday against Toronto. He now has four points in his last four games, and has 12 points (one goal, 11 assists) so far on the season.

Tonight's Channel Information
Rangers at Hurrincanes Channel Listings
Rangers at Hurrincanes Channel Listings

Don't miss the action when the Blueshirts conclude their four-game road trip in Carolina. Full tilt coverage begins tonight at 6:30 PM on MSG. VIEW LISTINGS

LAST THREE GAMES

The Rangers defeated the Calgary Flames 5-2 on Tuesday. Re-live New York's last three games below:

Flames vs Rangers
12/16/2014 Away
Flames
Rangers
2 5
Oilers vs Rangers
12/14/2014 Away
Oilers
Rangers
0 2
Canucks vs Rangers
12/13/2014 Away
Canucks
Rangers
1 5
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