Game Notes: Rangers at San Jose Sharks
Saturday, 12.20.2008 / 12:45 AM / News
New York Rangers
The Rangers face-off against the San Jose Sharks tonight at HP Pavilion at San Jose (10:30 p.m. EST), to wrap up their three-game, West Coast road trip. The Blueshirts currently sit atop the Atlantic Division standings with a record of 22-11-2, and rank second in the Eastern Conference with 46 points. The Rangers enter tonight's contest having defeated the Kings, 3-2, in overtime on Wednesday at the Staples Center, and have won four of their last five games. Following tonight's contest, the Rangers will return home to face-off against the Washington Capitals, Tuesday, December 23, at Madison Square Garden (7:00 p.m.), in the first of three consecutive home games. The Sharks, 25-4-3, currently rank first in the Western Conference standings with 53 points, and have recorded at least one point in 15 of their last 16 games (13-1-2).
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast on 1050 ESPN New York and on satellite radio at XM 205.
All Time – Rangers vs. Sharks
At MSG: 8-2-1-0
At San Jose: 10-2-2-0
2008-09 - Rangers vs. Sharks
Dec. 20 Rangers vs. Sharks at San Jose
2007-08 Rangers vs. Sharks
Feb. 17 Rangers 3 vs. Sharks 1 at MSG
Upcoming Regular-Season Schedule
Dec. 20 Rangers at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
Dec. 23 Rangers vs. Washington, 7 p.m.
Dec. 27 Rangers vs. New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 29 Rangers vs. N.Y. Islanders, 7 p.m.
Jan. 3 Rangers at Washington, 7 p.m.
Recent New York Rangers Games
Last 5 NYR games: 4-1-0
Last 10 NYR games: 6-4-0
* The Rangers have lost nine manpower games due to injury or illness this season.