Rangers vs. Jets – 7:00 PM MSG
Look! An actual Go Time post! And there will be a guest review (Yergs)! I got half the weekend done correctly. This is clearly a half-assed venture.
Tonight’s probable lineup for the Rangers (9-3):
Jimmy Vesey-Derek Stepan-Rick Nash
Chris Kreider-Mika Zibanejad-Mats Zuccarello
Michael Grabner-Kevin Hayes-J.T. Miller
Pavel Buchnevich-Brandon Pirri- Jesper Fast
Ryan McDonagh-Nick Holden
Marc Staal-Adam Clendening
Brady Skjei-Kevin Klein
Henrik Lundqvist returns to the net after getting a night off against Boston. The Rangers under AV typically switch goaltenders on back to back games in which they travel between the games. Tonight is no exception.
Clendening comes back into the lineup for Dan Girardi after missing the past seven games as a healthy scratch. According to AV, the early sitting of Girardi is not because he is hurt, it is merely preventative.
Oscar Lindberg is Prucha’d for his fourth straight game.
For the Jets (5-6-1), Connor Hellebuyck gets the start in goal. I’m excited to see their collection of explosive forwards, especially second overall draft pick Patrick Laine.
For all of those interested in trade rumors, this is a great opportunity for the Winnipeg brass to get a close up look at the Rangers for a potential trade for Jacob Trouba. I’ve previously mentioned in the comments that I would oppose such a trade purely because of the implications it would have on the expansion draft.
All the same, if I were Brady Skjei, tonight might be a good night to not have my best game. s down.
Once again, I apologize for my faulures surronding the Bruins game. This isn’t my full time job, and you guys really do deserve even my HAV to be have a little more ass in it than that.
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