Game Notes: Rangers at New Jersey Devils
The Rangers face-off against their division rivals, the New Jersey Devils, tonight at the Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.) in the second game of back-to-back road contests. The Blueshirts are currently in fourth place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 25-22-6, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference with 56 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Flyers, 4-0, last night at the Wachovia Center and have now won three of their last four games. The Rangers have posted a record of 2-5-1 in the second game of back-to-back sets, including a 2-2-0 mark when winning the first game of the set. Following today's contest, the Rangers will travel to Montreal on Sunday, Feb. 3, to take on the Canadiens at the Bell Centre (2:00 p.m.) to close out their four-game road trip. The matinee matchup will be nationally televised on NBC. The Devils, 28-19-3, are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division standings with 59 points and have lost four of their last six games.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York.
All-Time - Rangers vs. Devils
At MSG: 48-26-20-1
At New Jersey: 37-49-7-2
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Flyers
Oct. 25 Rangers 2 vs. Devils 0 at MSG
Nov. 3 Rangers 2 vs. Devils 1 (SO) at MSG
Nov. 14 Rangers 4 vs. Devils 2 at Prudential Center
Dec. 9 Rangers 1 vs. Devils 0 (OT) at MSG
Feb. 1 Rangers vs. Devils at Prudential Center
March 19 Rangers vs. Devils at Prudential Center
March 27 Rangers vs. Devils at MSG
April 6 Rangers vs. Devils at Prudential Center
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
Feb. 1 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Feb. 3 Rangers at Montreal, 2 p.m.
Feb. 5 Rangers vs. Los Angeles, 7 p.m.
Feb. 7 Rangers vs. Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Feb. 9 Rangers at Philadelphia, 1 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-2-0
Last 10 NYR games: 5-4-1
* Marcel Hossa has missed the last three games with a back injury.
* The Rangers have lost 92 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.