The Time: 5:00 PM EDT
The Broadcast: TV - MSG+ (HD); Radio - 660 AM WFAN
The Matchup: The (33-34-4) at the (33-28-10)
The Previews: My preview from earlier this morning is right here. For the opposition's point of view, here's a preview by Matt Wagner over at The Cannon.
Gameday Info: Tom Gulitti confirmed that Martin Brodeur will start for New Jersey and Steve Mason will start for Columbus this afternoon. Over at the Columbus Dispatch's Puck-Rakers blog, Tom Reed reported that defenseman Grant Clitsome will not play today.
A Song for Today: The band's not from Ohio, but from Germany. This is "Cannon Fodder" by German thrash legends Sodom (one of their "Big Three" alongside Destruction and Kreator) from their album M-16
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