Game Notes: Rangers at Montreal Canadiens
The Rangers face-off against the Montreal Canadiens in a matinee matchup today at the Bell Centre (2:00 p.m.) in the final game of their four-game road trip. The Blueshirts are currently in fourth place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 26-22-6, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference with 58 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Devils, 3-1, Friday at the Prudential Center and have now won four of their last five games. Today's contest will be nationally televised on NBC in the United States. Following today's contest, the Rangers will return home on Tuesday, February 5, to take on the Los Angeles Kings at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Canadiens, 28-15-9, are currently in second place in the Northeast Division standings with 65 points and have won 11 of their last 16 games.
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All-Time - Rangers vs. Canadiens
At MSG: 122-119-54-1
At Montreal: 62-192-40-0
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Canadiens
Dec. 30 Rangers 4 vs. Canadiens 3 (OT) at MSG
Jan. 12 Rangers 4 vs. Canadiens 1 at MSG
Feb. 3 Rangers vs. Canadiens at Montreal
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Canadiens at Montreal
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
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.
Feb. 10 Rangers at Washington, 1 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-1-0
Last 10 NYR games: 6-3-1
* Marcel Hossa has missed the last four games with a back injury.
* Marek Malik suffered a knee contusion on Thursday at Philadelphia, and has missed one game.
* The Rangers have lost 94 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.