While I’m standing in the torrential rain covering a football game, I hope you are all happy and dry watching the hockey game.
Here, cut and pasted from Tom Gulitti’s Fire and Ice blog (he rules, by the way, and he also has some details on this afternoon’s rookie game, won by the Rangers, 5-4), is the Devils lineup:
Forwards: Ilya Kovalchuk-Jacob Josefson-Nick Palmieri, Mattias Tedenby-Adam Henrique-Petr Sykora; Rod Pelley-David Steckel-Vladimir Zharkov; Eric Boulton-Tim Sestito-Brad Mills.
Defensemen: Anton Volchenkov-Andy Greene; Bryce Salvador-Adam Larsson; Matt Taormina-Mark Fayne
Goaltenders: Martin Brodeur, Keith Kinkaid.
I’m assuming that Wolski is going to start on the left of Richards and Gaborik, but that a number of guys are going to get a look there, including Brian Boyle and Mike Rupp, and maybe even Ruslan Fedotenko and Derek Stepan. If not tonight, then soon.
Here is the Rangers’ lineup:
Forwards: Brian Boyle, Ryan Callahan, Ruslan Fedotenko, Marian Gaborik, Carl Hagelin, Kris Newbury, Brad Richards, Mike Rupp, Derek Stepan, Dale Weise, Wojtek Wolski, Mats Zuccarello.
Defensemen: Brendan Bell, Michael Del Zotto, Tim Erixon, Ryan McDonagh, Michael Sauer, Pavel Valentenko.
Goaltenders: Martin Biron, Chad Johnson.