GAME NOTES: Rangers at Vancouver Canucks
The Rangers face off against the Vancouver Canucks tonight at General Motors Place (10:00 p.m.) as they continue their Western Canada road trip. The Blueshirts are currently tied for second place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 20-16-4, and rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with 44 points. New York enters the contest having lost to the Flames, 4-3, last night at the Pengrowth Saddledome and have now won three of their last four games. The Rangers have posted a record of 2-3-1 in the second game of back-to-back sets this season. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will travel to Edmonton to take on the Oilers on Saturday, January 5, at Rexall Place (10:00 p.m.). The Canucks, 22-14-4, are currently in first place in the Northwest Division with 48 points and have won five of their last seven games.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on ESPN 1050 New York.
All-Time - Rangers vs. Canucks
At MSG: 38-12-5-0
At Vancouver: 33-15-3-0
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Canucks
Jan. 3 Rangers vs. Canucks at Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
Jan. 3 Rangers at Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET
Jan. 5 Rangers at Edmonton, 10 p.m. ET
Jan. 8 Rangers vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.
Jan. 10 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 7 p.m.
Jan. 12 Rangers vs. Montreal, 7 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-2-0
Last 10 NYR games: 4-4-2
* Petr Prucha suffered a hand injury on Saturday at Toronto, and has missed two games.
* The Rangers have lost 80 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.