Game Notes: Rangers at Buffalo Sabres

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Game Notes: Rangers at Buffalo Sabres
NYR AT BUF
Tonight's Game
The Rangers face-off against the Buffalo Sabres tonight at the HSBC Center (7:00 p.m.) in the first game of a back-to-back set. The Blueshirts are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 30-24-8, and rank eighth in the Eastern Conference with 68 points. New York enters the contest having been defeated by the Canadiens, 6-5, in a shootout on Tuesday at the Bell Centre and have now earned at least one point in five straight contests (3-0-2). The Rangers have posted a 7-3-1 record in the first game of a back-to-back set this season. Following today's match, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Florida Panthers, tomorrow, February 24, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Sabres, 30-23-8, are currently in fourth place in the Northeast Division standings with 68 points and have won their last two games.

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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast 1050 ESPN New York

All-Time - Rangers vs. Sabres
Overall: 51-65-25-3
At MSG: 31-24-15-2
At Buffalo: 20-41-10-1

2007-08 – Rangers vs. Sabres
Jan. 16 Rangers 2, Sabres 1 at MSG
Feb. 16 Rangers 5, Sabres 1 at MSG
Feb. 23 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo
March 10 Rangers vs. Sabres at Buffalo

Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
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.
March 4 Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.

Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-0-2
Last 10 NYR games: 6-2-2

Injuries
* Petr Prucha suffered a shoulder injury on Feb. 10 at Washington, and has missed three games.

* The Rangers have lost 112 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.