Game Notes: Rangers at Montreal Canadiens
The Rangers face-off against the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m.) in their third game in four days. The Blueshirts are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 30-24-7, and rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with 67 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Sharks, 3-1, Sunday at Madison Square Garden and have now earned at least one point in four straight contests (3-0-1). The Rangers have posted a 4-1-2 record in seven road games vs. the Northeast Division this season. Following today's match, the Rangers will travel to Buffalo on Saturday, February 23, to face-off against the Sabres at the HSBC Arena (7:00 p.m.). The Canadiens, 32-19-9, are currently tied for first place in the Northeast Division standings with 73 points and have won their last three games after losing three straight. Today's game will mark the teams' fourth and final meeting this season.
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Tonight's game will be televised on FSN-NY. You can also catch the radio broadcast WABC (770 AM).
All-Time - Rangers vs. Canadiens
At MSG: 122-119-54-1
At Montreal: 63-192-40-0
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 5, Canadiens 3 at Montreal
Feb. 19 Rangers vs. Canadiens at Montreal
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
Feb. 19 Rangers at Montreal, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 23 Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m.'
Feb. 24 Rangers vs. Florida, 7 p.m.
Feb. 28 Rangers at Carolina, 7 p.m.
March 2 Rangers vs. Philadelphia, 12:30 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-1-1
Last 10 NYR games: 6-3-1
* Petr Prucha suffered a shoulder injury on Feb. 10 at Washington, and has missed two games.
* Marc Staal has missed two games with the flu.
* The Rangers have lost 111 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.