The New York Rangers are set to host the Detroit Red Wings at MSG on Black Friday, one day after an NHL night off for Thanksgiving.
- New York Rangers: 10-9-3
- Detroit Red Wings: 11-9-2
- Television: MSG Network
- Venue: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
The New York Rangers put their six-game home winning streak on the line as they play host to the Detroit Red Wings in an Original Six showdown.
The Rangers, winners of their last two games, are coming off a dominant 6-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday night. Chris Kreider and Jesper Fast each scored two goals. Mika Zibanejad scored his team-leading 11th of the season. Henrik Lundqvist, who started his 10th straight game, won his 10th of the season.
Henrik Lundqvist is expected to make his 11th straight start tonight unless anything changes.
Now, let’s take a look at all six goals scored from Wednesday night’s game in Carolina to get pumped up for the Detroit matchup.
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) November 23, 2017
The Detroit Red Wings were defeated by the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday night, 6-2. The Red Wings are lead by center Dylan Larkin (four goals and 26 assists for 20 points) and forward Anthony Mantha, who has netted 10 goals and nine assists for 19 points on the season. Goaltender Jimmy Howard has eight wins and six losses, including two overtime losses, in 17 games played. His goals-against average is 2.50.
The Red Wings are ranked sixth on the power play at 23.2 percent and ranked fifth on the penalty kill at 84.4 percent.
Following tonight’s contest at Madison Square Garden, the teams will meet two more times: Dec. 29 at Detroit and Feb. 25 at MSG.