A preview of the Rangers.
When and where: 7 p.m., EDT. Madison Square Garden.
TV: Root Sports (Pittsburgh market), MSG (New York market), CNBC (Rest of the United States), Sportsnet.
Leading Postseason scorer: Center Derick Brassard, 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists).
Last Game: 3-1 home loss in Game 3 Tuesday. Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves for the Rangers.
Probable goaltenders: Matt Murray (1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .941 SV%) for the Penguins. Lundqvist (1-1-0, 2.16 GAA, .931 SV%).
Injuries: For the Penguins, goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (concussion) is out. Right winger Pascal Dupuis (blood clots), center Kevin Porter (right ankle) and left winger Scott Wilson (right ankle or foot) are on injured reserve. For the Rangers, defenseman Dan Girardi ("upper body") is doubtful.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins held an optional morning skate. Consider this a guess at the Penguins' lines and pairings based on Wednesday's practice:
43 Conor Sheary - 87 Sidney Crosby - 72 Patric Hornqvist
62 Carl Hagelin - 13 Nick Bonino - 81 Phil Kessel
14 Chris Kunitz - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 16 Eric Fehr
34 Tom Kuhnhackl - 7 Matt Cullen - 17 Bryan Rust
3 Olli Maatta - 58 Kris Letang
8 Brian Dumoulin - 6 Trevor Daley
28 Ian Cole - 12 Ben Lovejoy
-The Rangers held an optional morning skate. Consider this a guess based on their lineup from game 3:
20 Chris Kreider - 21 Derek Stepan - 36 Mats Zuccarello
10 J.T. Miller - 16 Derick Brassard - 61 Rick Nash
12 Eric Staal - 13 Kevin Hayes - 19 Jesper Fast
15 Tanner Glass - 28 Dominic Moore - 25 Viktor Stalberg
18 Marc Staal - 8 Kevin Klein
93 Keith Yandle - 6 Dylan McIlrath
76 Brady Skjei - 22 Dan Boyle
-The last time the Penguins played the Rangers, this happened:
-The Rangers recalled forwards Chris Brown, Nicklas Jensen, Jayson Megna, Daniel Paille, and defensemen Mat Bodie, Ryan Graves, and Chris Summers from Hartford of the AHL.
-The referees are (No. 27) Eric Furlatt and (No. 19) Gord Dwyer. The linesmen are (No. 54) Greg Devorksi and (No. 70) Derek Nansen.
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