Game Notes: Rangers at Florida Panthers
The Rangers face-off against the Florida Panthers tonight at the BankAtlantic Center (7:30 p.m.), in the first game of a home-and-home set. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 16-7-2, and rank first in the Eastern Conference with 34 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Lightning, 3-2, in a shootout on Wednesday at the St. Pete Times Forum, and have won five of their last seven games. Following tonight's match, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Panthers on Sunday, November 30, at Madison Square Garden (1:00 p.m.), in the second game of their home-and-home set. The Panthers, 8-11-2, currently rank 15th in the Eastern Conference standings with 18 points, and have lost four of their last six games (2-3-1).
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Tune In Tonight!
Today's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York.
All Time – Rangers vs. Panthers
At MSG: 17-9-4-0
At Florida: 15-11-2-3
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Panthers
Nov. 26 Rangers vs. Panthers at Sunrise, Fla.
Nov. 30 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
Feb. 13 Rangers vs. Panthers at Sunrise, Fla.
Feb. 26 Rangers vs. Panthers at MSG
2007-08 - Rangers vs. Panthers
Oct. 4 Rangers 5 vs. Panthers 2 at MSG
Nov. 23 Rangers 2 vs. Panthers 3 (SO) at Sunrise, Fla.
Feb. 24 Rangers 5 vs. Panthers 0 at MSG
March 14 Rangers 2 vs. Panthers 3 at Sunrise, Fla.
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Nov. 28 Rangers at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 30 Rangers vs. Florida, 1 p.m.
Dec. 3 Rangers vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.
Dec. 4 Rangers at Montreal, 7 p.m.
Dec. 7 Rangers vs. Calgary, 7:30 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 3-2-0
Last 10 NYR games: 6-3-1
* The Rangers have lost seven manpower games due to injury or illness this season.