Pregame Notes: Rangers at Boston

2013 Season Game No. 1 at TD Garden

Saturday, 01.19.2013 / 12:01 AM New York Rangers

Tonight's Game

The Rangers begin their 2013 regular season against the Boston Bruins tonight at TD Garden (7:00 p.m. — TV: MSG Network; Radio: ESPN 98.7), in an Original Six matchup. This will be the fifth consecutive season the Blueshirts will open their regular season campaign on the road, and the 11th time in the last 13 seasons. Last season, the Rangers finished atop the Eastern Conference Standings, and second in the league overall, with a record of 51-24-7 (109 pts). The Bruins finished the 2011-12 season with a 49-29-4 (102 pts) record to rank second in the Eastern Conference. Tonight's game is the first of back-to-back contests to open the season for the Rangers, who will host Atlantic Division rivals the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, Jan. 20 (7:00 p.m.), in their home opener at Madison Square Garden.

Tune in Tonight

Tonight's game will be televised on MSG with pregame coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m.You can also catch the radio broadcast on ESPN New York (FM 98.7)and on satellite radio at XM 212.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Bruins

Overall: 247-282-97-2

At MSG: 142-119-55-0

At Boston: 105-163-42-2

2011-12 Rangers vs. Boston

Jan. 21 Rangers 3, Bruins 2 (OT) at Boston

Feb. 14 Rangers 3, Bruins 0 at Boston

March 4 Rangers 4, Bruins 3 at MSG

April 1 Rangers 1, Bruins 2 at MSG

2013 Rangers vs. Boston

Jan. 19 Rangers vs. Bruins at Boston

Jan. 23 Rangers vs. Bruins at MSG

Feb. 12 Rangers vs. Bruins at Boston

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule

Jan. 19 Rangers at Boston, 7 p.m.

Jan. 20 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Jan. 23 Rangers vs. Boston, 7:30 p.m.

Jan. 24 Rangers at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

Jan. 26 Rangers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.

Injuries

* Michael Sauer is out due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5, 2011.

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