Game Notes: Rangers at Carolina Hurricanes
The Rangers face-off against the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the RBC Center (7:00 p.m.). The Blueshirts are currently in third place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 32-24-8, and rank seventh in the Eastern Conference with 72 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Panthers, 5-0, Sunday at Madison Square Garden and have now earned at least one point in seven straight contests (5-0-2). The Rangers are 10-3-2 in their last 15 contests dating back to a 4-0 win on January 22 vs. Atlanta. Following today's match, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Philadelphia Flyers, Sunday, March 2, at Madison Square Garden (12:30 p.m.). The Hurricanes, 33-28-5, are currently in first place in the Southeast Division standings with 71 points and have won their last three games. Today's game will mark the fourth and final meeting this season.
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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. Hurricanes
At MSG: 31-15-4-1
At Hartford/Carolina: 17-28-3-0
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Hurricanes
Dec. 3 Rangers 0 vs. Hurricanes 4 at MSG
Dec. 26 Rangers 4 vs. Hurricanes 2 at MSG
Jan. 29 Rangers 1, Hurricanes 3 at RBC Center
Feb. 28 Rangers vs. Hurricanes at RBC Center
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
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.
March 6 Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
March 9 Rangers vs. Boston, 3 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-0-1
Last 10 NYR games: 6-2-2
* Petr Prucha suffered a shoulder injury on Feb. 10 at Washington, and has missed five games.
* Paul Mara suffered a facial fracture on Saturday at Buffalo, and has missed one game.
* Colton Orr suffered a bruised sternum on Saturday at Buffalo, and has missed one game.
* The Rangers have lost 116 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.