When and where: 7 p.m., Madison Square Garden.
TV: FSN Pittsburgh, MSG.
Record: 14-10-1, 29 points. The Rangers are in fifth place in the Eastern Conference and third place in the Atlantic Division.
Leading Scorer: Brandon Dubinsky (right), 20 points (12 goals, 8 assists).
Last Game: 2-1 road shootout road win against the Predators, Saturday. Henrik Lundqvist made 30 saves for the Rangers.
Last Game against the Penguins: 3-2 road overtime road win, Nov. 15. Marc-Andre Fleury made 22 saves for the Penguins.
Rangers Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Dubinsky. He has points in six out his last seven games against the Penguins.
Ex-Penguins on the Rangers: Erik Christensen, C; Ruslan Fedotenko, LW; Rick Kehoe, professional scout; Michal Rozsival, D.
Ex-Rangers on the Penguins: Phil Bourque, broadcaster; Pascal Dupuis, RW; Bob Errey, broadcaster; Tony Granato, assistant coach; Kevin Stevens, professional scout.
Useless Rangers Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Four former Rangers first-round draft picks have played for the Penguins. They are Steve Durbano (1971). Chris Kontos (1982), Alex Kovalev (1991) and Peter Ferraro (1992).
Best Rangers Video We Could Find: Former Ranger goaltender Mike Richter denying Canucks forward Pavel Bure on a penalty shot in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final:
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (8-6-1, 2.57 GAA, .905 SV%) for the Penguins and Henrik Lundqvist (9-8-1, 2.61 GAA, .919 SV%) for the Rangers.
Injuries: For the Penguins, forward Mike Comrie (undisclosed) is undisclosed. Forward Jordan Staal (hand) and defenseman Alex Grant (wrist) are on injured reserve. For the Rangers, forwards Derek Boogaard (shoulder) and Marian Gaborik (illness) are day to day. Forwards Chris Drury (finger) and Vaclav Prospal (knee) are on injured reserve.
Potential lines and defensive pairings:
-The Penguins' did not practice yesterday. Their primary lines and defensive pairings in Saturday's game against the Flames were:
Chris Kunitz - Sidney Crosby - Pascal Dupuis
Matt Cooke - Maxime Talbot - Evgeni Malkin
Chris Conner - Mark Letestu - Tyler Kennedy
Mike Rupp - Craig Adams - Arron Asham
Brook Orpik - Kris Letang
Paul Martin - Zbynek Michalek
Alex Goligoski - Deryk Engelland
-With Boogaard and Gaborik out of the lineup, the Rangers used 11 forwards and seven defensemen against the Predators Saturday. It would be inaccurate to suggest they had any sort of regular lines or defensive pairings.
-Sidney Crosby is kind of good.
-Talbot has 48 career goals.
-Comrie has 197 career assists.
-Christensen has played in 299 career games.
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