Game Notes: Rangers at Atlanta Thrashers
The Rangers face-off against the Atlanta Thrashers tonight at Philips Arena (7:00 p.m.). The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 18-10-2, and rank second in the Eastern Conference with 38 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having been defeated by the Flames, 3-0, Sunday at Madison Square Garden, and have won four of their last seven games. Following tonight's match, the Rangers will travel to New Jersey to face-off against the Devils on Friday, December 12, at the Prudential Center (7:00 p.m.), in the first game of a back-to-back set. The Thrashers, 9-14-3, currently rank 14th in the Eastern Conference standings with 21 points, and have lost eight of their last 10 games.
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All Time – Rangers vs. Thrashers
At MSG: 7-6-1-3
At Atlanta: 9-5-0-2
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Thrashers
Oct. 30 Rangers 3 vs. Thrashers 2 at MSG
Dec. 10 Rangers vs. Thrashers at Atlanta
Feb. 3 Rangers vs. Thrashers at MSG
March 26 Rangers vs. Thrashers at Atlanta
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 10 Rangers at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Dec. 12 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
Dec. 13 Rangers vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.
Dec. 16 Rangers at Anaheim, 10 p.m.
Dec. 17 Rangers at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 2-3-0
Last 10 NYR games: 5-5-0
* Wade Redden has missed one game with a lower-body injury suffered on Thursday at Montreal.
* The Rangers have lost nine manpower games due to injury or illness this season.