6:03PM: Alain Vigneault said, "Hank wasn't feeling well when we got here last night. Parties with kids on the weekend will do it to you. Last night, this morning we called up Alexander. Hank is at the hotel and hopefully he will feel better tomorrow." (NYR)
5:22PM: Henrik Lundqvist will not start tonight for the Rangers against the Penguins due to the flu. (NYR)
Ondrej Pavelec will start and the Rangers have called up Alexander Georgiev from Hartford to back him up. (NYR)
From the Rangers release, "Georgiev, 21, has appeared in 17 games with the Wolf Pack this season, posting a 4-7-4 record, along with a 3.29 GAA and a .897 SV%. He has made at least 30 saves in seven of his 17 appearances in 2017-18, including four of his last six appearances. Georgiev made his AHL debut on Oct. 6 vs. Charlotte, and he earned his first career AHL win on Oct. 28 at Lehigh Valley. He made a single-game season-high 43 saves and earned a win in the Wolf Pack's 2-1 victory over Bridgeport on Nov. 11."