Pregame Notes: Rangers at Philadelphia

2013 Season Game No. 42 at Wells Fargo Center

Tuesday, 04.16.2013 / 12:14 AM New York Rangers

Tonight's Game

The Rangers will face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center (7:30 p.m.), in an Atlantic Division matchup. The Blueshirts currently rank third in the Atlantic Division standings, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference, with a record of 21-16-4 (46 pts). The Rangers enter the contest having defeated the New York Islanders, 1-0, in overtime on Saturday at Nassau Coliseum, and have now registered a point in six of their last seven games (5-1-1). The Flyers currently own a record of 18-21-3 (39 pts) to rank 12th in the Eastern Conference and ended a four-game losing streak with a win at Montreal on Monday night. Following tonight’s contest, the Rangers will return to action when they face-off against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, Apr. 18, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the first game of a back-to-back set.

Tune in Tonight

Tonight's game will be televised nationally on NBC Sports Network. You can also catch the radio broadcast on ESPN New York (FM 98.7)and on satellite radio at XM 214.

All Time -- Rangers vs. Flyers

Overall: 119-108-37-7

At MSG: 62-47-23-4

At Philadelphia: 57-61-14-3

2013 Rangers vs. Philadelphia

Jan. 24 Rangers 1, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia

Jan. 29 Rangers 2, Flyers 1 at MSG

March 5 Rangers 4, Flyers 2 at MSG

March 26 Rangers 5, Flyers 2 at Philadelphia

April 16 Rangers vs. Flyers at Philadelphia

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule

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

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

April 19 Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.

April 21 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 3 p.m.

April 23 Rangers at Florida, 7:30 p.m.

Injuries

* Marc Staal has missed 20 games with an injury, suffered on March 5.

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

* Michael Sauer has missed 41 games due to a concussion, suffered on Dec. 5, 2011.

* The Rangers have lost 106 total man-games to injuries or illness this season.

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