GAME NOTES: Rangers at Tampa Bay Lightning
The Rangers face off against the Tampa Bay Lightning tonight at the St. Pete Times Forum (7:30 p.m.). At 12-8-1, the Blueshirts are currently in first place in the Atlantic Division and rank third in the Eastern Conference with 25 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having lost to the New York Islanders, 2-1, on Monday at Madison Square Garden, and have now posted an 10-3-0 record in the last 13 games. New York has won their last four road games after starting the season 0-5-1 away from MSG. The Lightning, 10-8-2, are currently in second place in the Southeast Division with 22 points and have won five of their last six games.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG2. Click here for MSG2 channel listings. You can also catch the radio broadcast on WABC (770 AM).
All-Time - Rangers vs. Lightning
At MSG: 17-11-2-2
At Tampa Bay: 12-13-3-1
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Lightning
Oct. 29 Rangers 3, Lightning 1 at MSG
Nov. 21 Rangers vs. Lightning at St. Pete Times Forum
Jan. 8 Rangers vs. Lightning at MSG
March 15 Rangers vs. Lightning at St. Pete Times Forum
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
Nov. 21 Rangers at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 23 Rangers at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 25 Rangers vs. Dallas, 1 p.m.
Nov. 29 Rangers vs. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Dec. 1 Rangers at Ottawa, 2 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-1-0
Last 10 NYR games: 8-2-0
* Martin Straka suffered a broken finger on Oct. 20.
* Ryan Callahan suffered a grade-two knee sprain on Oct. 23.
* Marek Malik suffered bruised ribs/back on Nov. 1 vs. Washington.
* The Rangers have lost 48 manpower games to injury or illness this season.