First and foremost, about our great friend Tony from AZ. He suffered a stroke Friday night and remains in town in a NYC hospital. His wife Rose from AZ e-mailed me, on Tony’s orders, to say “Go Big Blue!” and that he had gotten permission from doctors to watch the game tonight.
So they’d better win.
Josh Thomson, 26, and I will be twitting and tweeting and all that good stuff all night long, and the usual in-game chatter and post-game stuff.
The Rangers go with the same lineup … no surprise. The Senators, too, though coach Paul MacLean is thinking about using Daniel Alfredsson on the top line with Jason Spezza and Milan Michalek, which he did late in Game 1.