Pregame Notes: Rangers at Toronto

2013 Season Game No. 39 at Air Canada Centre

Monday, 04.08.2013 / 12:58 AM New York Rangers

Tonight's Game

The Rangers begin a home-and-home set when they face-off against Original Six opponent, the Toronto Maple Leafs, tonight at Air Canada Centre (7:00 p.m.), in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts currently rank second in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank seventh in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 19-15-4 (42 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-1, on Saturday at PNC Arena. New York has now registered a point in four straight games (3-0-1). The Maple Leafs enter the contest with a 21-13-4 (46 pts) record to rank fifth in the Eastern Conference, and have won four of their last five games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will complete their home-and-home set against the Maple Leafs on Wednesday, Apr. 10, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in an Original Six matchup.

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 92.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Maple Leafs

Overall: 221-272-95-6

At MSG: 128-111-56-3

At Toronto: 93-161-39-3

2013 Rangers vs. Toronto

Jan. 26 Rangers 5, Maple Leafs 2 at MSG

April 8 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at Toronto

April 10 Rangers vs. Maple Leafs at MSG

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule

April 8 Rangers at Toronto, 7 p.m.

April 10 Rangers vs. Toronto, 7 p.m.

April 13 Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

April 16 Rangers at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.

April 18 Rangers vs. Florida, 7 p.m.


* Marc Staal has missed 17 games with an injury, suffered on March 5.

* Derek Dorsett has missed three games due to a clavicle injury, suffered on March 7.

* Michael Sauer has missed 38 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5, 2011.

* The Rangers have lost 97 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.

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