Game Notes: Rangers at Detroit Red Wings

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Game Notes: Rangers at Detroit Red Wings
NYR AT DET
Tonight's Game
The Rangers face-off against the Detroit Red Wings tonight at Joe Louis Arena (7:00 p.m.) in the second game of a back-to-back set vs. Original Six opponents. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 6-1-0, and rank first in the Eastern Conference with 12 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Maple Leafs, 1-0, in a shootout, yesterday at Madison Square Garden. Following tonight's match, the Rangers will return home to host the Dallas Stars, Monday, October 20, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.). The Red Wings, 2-1-1, currently rank sixth in the Western Conference standings with five points following a 4-3 overtime loss on Thursday vs. Vancouver. Tonight's game will mark the only meeting this season and the first since Feb. 5, 2007.

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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on WABC (770 AM).

All Time – Rangers vs. Red Wings
Overall: 210-258-103-0
At MSG: 134-93-58-0
At Detroit: 76-165-45-0

2008-09 - Rangers vs. Red Wings
Oct. 18 Rangers vs. Red Wings at Detroit

Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Oct. 18 Rangers at Detroit, 7 p.m.
Oct. 20 Rangers vs. Dallas, 7 p.m.
Oct. 24 Rangers at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Oct. 25 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Oct. 27 Rangers at Islanders, 7 p.m.

Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-1-0

Injuries
* Lauri Korpikoski has missed one game with an injury.

* The Rangers have lost one manpower game due to injury or illness this season.