Game Notes: Rangers at Pittsburgh Penguins
Sunday, 03.30.2008 / 9:19 AM / News
New York Rangers
The Rangers face-off against the Pittsburgh Penguins, today, at Mellon Arena (12:30 p.m.) in the first game of a home-and-home set. The Blueshirts are currently tied for third place in the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 40-26-11, and rank sixth in the Eastern Conference with 91 points. New York enters the contest having defeated the Devils, 3-2, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden and are now 13-2-5 in their last 20 games. The Rangers are 10-4-1 in the first game of back-to-back sets this season. Following today's match, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Penguins, tomorrow, March 31, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.) in the second game of their home-and-home set. The Penguins, 45-26-7, are currently in first place in the Atlantic Division standings with 97 points and have won four of their last five games.
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All-Time - Rangers vs. Penguins
At MSG: 59-43-9-1
At Pittsburgh: 47-45-14-5
2007-08 – Rangers vs. Penguins
Oct. 23 Rangers 0 vs. Penguins 1 at Pittsburgh
Nov. 8 Rangers 4, Penguins 2 at MSG
Nov. 17 Rangers 4, Penguins 3 at Pittsburgh
Dec. 18 Rangers 4, Penguins 0 at MSG
Jan. 14 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
March 18 Rangers 5, Penguins 2 at MSG
March 30 Rangers vs. Penguins at Pittsburgh
March 31 Rangers vs. Penguins at MSG
Upcoming Regular Season Schedule
March 30 Rangers at Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.
March 31 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
April 3 Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
April 4 Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
April 6 Rangers at New Jersey, TBD
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-0-2
Last 10 NYR games: 6-2-2
* Blair Betts underwent minor foot surgery on March 20 and has missed three games.
* The Rangers have lost 137 manpower games due to injury or illness this season.