New York Rangers Look to Continue Good “Hab-it” Tonight Against Montreal

March 16th, 2010 by Greg Caggiano Leave a reply »
After losing four in a row, the New York Rangers find themselves on a two-game winning streak after defeating the Thrashers 5-2 on Friday and the Flyers 3-1 Sunday afternoon. Both wins mean a lot because the team is still on the outside looking in. The Rangers currently sit in the ninth seed, just one point shy of catching the Bruins, a team they will face on Sunday, who are in eighth.

The Rangers played with an abundance of physicality on Sunday, and they will have to keep that up even against teams like the Canadiens, who are not as physical. They will also need solid goaltending from Lundqvist and hope that the defense in front can play the way they have in the previous two games; not allowing lots of chances and alleviating the stress on their goaltender.

These are tonight’s projected line combinations for both teams:


Vaclav Prospal—Olli Jokinen—Marian Gaborik
Brandon Dubinsky—Artem Anisimov—Ryan Callahan
Sean Avery—Chris Drury—Erik Christensen
Jody Shelley—Brian Boyle—Brandon Prust

Marc Staal—Michal Rozsival
Michael ...

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