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B's look for their sixth straight win

The Bruins will try to extend their winning streak to six tonight when they take on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden. This will be yet another early season test for the Black & Gold. The Rangers are currently the only team ahead of the B's in the Eastern Conference.

Just who are these Rangers that you speak of?
New York Rangers 12-5-2; 25 pts (1st in Atlantic)

Leading Goal Scorers
Nikolai Zherdev 7 Goals (7-9-16)
Chris Drury 7 Goals (7-4-11)

Henrik Lundqvist 16 GP 10-4-2; 1.99 GAA .929 Sv%
Stephen Valiquette 3 GP 2-1-0 2.59 GAA .905 Sv%

Guys Who Like to Drop the Gloves
Colton Orr 42 PIMs, 4 Fighting Majors
Aaron Voros 36 PIMs, 4 Fighting Majors

Rangers Trivia
On November 7, 1975, the Rangers traded Brad Park, Jean Ratelle, and Joe Zanussi to the Bruins in exchange for Phil Esposito and Carol Vadnais.

Injury Report

Andrew Ference: Out (Foot)

New York
Scott Gomez: Doubtful (Leg)

Things to Look for Tonight:

- Can the B's get to Henrik Lundqvist early like they did against Carey Price?

- Can the power play stay hot (3 for 4 last game)?

- Can Shawn Thornton extend his goal scoring streak to 2?

- This is another big test for the B's. They are finishing up a week that can only be described as a gauntlet. The B's will have played the Blackhawks, Canadiens, and Rangers (combined record of 28-10-7) all within a 4 day stretch.

- The Rangers have the 2nd best penalty kill in the league (90.4%)

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