Martin Biron in Net as the New York Rangers Host Tom Renney and the Oilers

November 14th, 2010 by Nick Perri Leave a reply »
This afternoon, the New York Rangers will take on the Edmonton Oilers in their final game of a four-game home stand. The Rangers are 1-2-0 during the home stand, their lone win coming Thursday in overtime against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Rangers had their superstar winger back in the lineup for the first time in 12 games, as Marian Gaborik returned from his shoulder injury on Thursday.

Gaborik is expected in the lineup again, and he will likely remain on a line with Alexander Frolov and Erik Christensen.

Being that it is his second game back, expect Marian Gaborik to receive the same amount of playing time he did during Thursday night's game (18:40), and expect him to log a lot of ice-time during power plays.

Another player expected to play for the second straight game is back-up goaltender Martin Biron.

Henrik Lundqvist, the Rangers starting goaltender, was forced to sit-out Thursday due to an illness.

With only a two-hour notice, Biron jumped into the starter role, and impressed in the 3-2 victory over Buffalo. He saved 29-of-31 shots in the game, and made some crucial saves leading the Rangers to vi ...

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